THE KING OF ONIONS and a European specialty! Ptujski onion is manually grown, picked, and braided in wreaths just as it has been for the past 200 years. Its flavor, pungency, and quality make it one of the best onion varieties. The traditional methods of cultivation used as well as its origin have earned Ptujski onion the Protected Geographical Indication mark, and a place not only on the list of protected Slovenian agricultural products but also of European specialties.
Flavour, origin, tradition Both the gravelly ground and the climate, with its perfect combination of sun and rain, give special pungency to this onion variety. Ptujski lük is perfect for cooking and disintegrates quickly. It also stores well – typically, in a dark and cool place until the spring.
Its flat, heart shape The reddish-brown to the bright red coloring of its scale leaves Its white flesh, with a purple-reddish tinge and pronounced purple edge Its moderately pungent taste Its strong ‘oniony’ smell