The New Mexico State University Agricultural Experiment Station announces the release of ‘NuMex Quasar’ onion (Allium cepa L.). ‘NuMex Quasar’ is an open-pollinated, bolting-resistant, short-day, onion cultivar with white dry outer scales for autumn sowing in southern New Mexico. ‘NuMex Quasar’ matures in late May to early June when autumn-sown in Las Cruces, NM.
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