Size Information for Our Varieties of Sweet Onions

Red Onions

  • Large or Jumbo
    Diameter Size: 3″ and up; 7.62 cm and up (size may vary)
  • Medium*
    Diameter Size: 2″ to 3¼”; 5.08 cm to 8.26 cm
  • Prepack
    Diameter Size: 1¾” to 3″; 4.45 cm to 7.62 cm

Yellow Onions

  • Super Colossal
    Diameter Size: 4¼” and up; 10.80 cm and up (size may vary)
  • Colossal
    Diameter Size: 3¾” and up; 9.53 cm and up
  • Jumbo
    Diameter Size: 3″ and up; 7.62 cm and up
  • Medium
    Diameter Size: 2¼” to 3¼”; 5.72 cm to 8.26 cm
  • Prepack
    Diameter Size: 1¾” to 2¾”; 4.45 cm to 6.99 cm

White Onions

  • Large or Jumbo
    Diameter Size: 3″ and up; 7.62 cm and up (size may vary)
  • Medium
    Diameter Size: 2″ to 3 ¼”; 5.08 cm to 8.26 cm
  • Prepack**
    Diameter Size: 1¾” to 3″; 4.45 cm to 7.62 cm
  • Boiler
    Diameter Size: 1″ to 1-7/8″; 2.54 cm to 4.76 cm (1″ minimum to 2″ maximum may also be shipped)

Specialty Onions

  • Cipolline (U.S. #2 or better)
    Diameter Size: 1½” and larger
  • Pearl
    Diameter Size: 2″ or less

*Acceptable to ship U.S. #2 or better grade, 1½” minimum diameter under Federal Marketing Order 958. They might not meet the designation of medium.

**Acceptable to ship U.S. #1, 1½” and up under Federal Marketing Order 958. They might not meet the U.S. designation of Prepack.