Named after the southern Georgia town where they grow, Vidalias have a higher natural sugar and water content.
May - July
Harvest season is April to June, though with cold storage these are available through Fall. Because of the higher sugar level of these onions, they bruise easily.
Keep sweet onions like Vidalias in a cool dry place separate from each other. Because of their high moisture content they will mold where they touch.
Vidalias are known for their sweet flavor and are often eaten raw as well as cooked, making them an excellent choice for salads.
Substitutes would be Texas Walla Walla and Maui Sweet onions.