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what onions variety would be good for pickling we prefer small to med I would like to grow my own for next year.



Round shallots are what I use. I buy sets in Spring, but actually I haven't bought any for a bit as they keep so well I just plant some I grew the year before. That doesn't work with onions, only shallots.


marshalls sell silverskin onion seed and a larger brown skin (zittau) suitable for pickling.


Like Busy-Lizzie I much prefer pickled shallots but as fidgetbones says silverskin are the ones most commonly used for small/medium pickled onions.

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