The New Mexico State University (NMSU) Agricultural Experiment Station announces the release of ‘NuMex Silhouette’ onion (Allium cepa L.). ‘NuMex Silhouette’ is an open-pollinated, late-maturing, short-day, onion cultivar with red-colored dry outer scales for autumn sowing in southern New Mexico and similar environments. ‘NuMex Silhouette’ matures in early to mid-June when autumn-sown in Las Cruces, NM.
Walker, S., Ashigh, J., Cramer, C.S., Sammis, T. & Lewis, B. 2009 Bulb onion culture management for southern New Mexico. New Mexico Coop. Ext. Serv. Circ. 563, 16 pp