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Onions

Brief Description

Onion (Allium cepa.): Major types of onions farmed in Rwanda are bulb onions and spring onions.

  • Varieties: Red creole
  • Altitude: below 1,900m
  • Rainfall range: 500-700mm per annum
  • Temperature range: 15- 30ºC
  • Soils: Well drained and aerated soils
  • Soil pH: Range is 6.0 – 6.8
  • Destinations: Congo Brazzaville, Congo Kinshasa