White Snowball Onion (Allium cepa ‘White Snowball’)

White Snowball Onion

  • 80 Days to Maturity
  • Large Onion Bulbs
  • Culinarily Versatile
  • Slow to Bolt
  • Easy to Grow

White Snowball Onions are tasty and versatile. These flat onions are prized for their zesty flavor and easy-to-grow nature. Because they store well, you can enjoy White Snowball Onions for months after harvest.

If you love crisp onions with a sweet flavor, you will revel in your White Snowball Onion crop. These onions have white flesh with a thin skin. They can grow as large as a pound or can be harvested before reaching full size.

White Snowball Onions make an excellent addition to many dishes raw or cooked. They’re often used for fajita veggies and in other Mexican dishes. They pair well with sauteed garlic for savory dishes, like omelets, giving these dishes a hint of sweetness for added depth of flavor. Many people enjoy sliced White Snowball Onions on their salads and sandwiches.

Whether you’ve been gardening for decades or you’re just beginning, White Snowball Onions are reliable and don’t require a lot of fuss or care. For best performance, plant your onions in early spring and prepare to harvest them in late spring or into summer depending upon when they were planted. Plant them a few inches apart in loose soil. Water them well after planting, then only during drought.

Once their foliage withers, your White Snowball Onions are ready to be harvested. Pull the plants from the ground and allow them to sit on top of the soil for a few days to dry the roots. Tie the tops together to store them. They will store for several months in a cool, dry place like a basement or garage.

Looking for a sure-thing when it comes to delicious onions? White Snowball Onions are unbeatably delicious and easy to grow.

White Snowball Onion (Allium cepa ‘White Snowball’) Details

Common name White Snowball Onion
Botanical name Allium cepa 'White Snowball'
Plant type Vegetable
Hardiness zone All
Height 8 - 10 inches
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly No