The most popular representative of vegetables belonging to the spicy group is considered to be onions. In total, there are about 400 tons of onion varieties around the world, but about 300 have become widespread in the CIS.
Altai onion is a very interesting type of onion and is very enriched with useful properties and microelements. Altai onions have many other names: stone onions, upland onions, kuraisky onions, Siberian wild onions, sonchina, and they are also called Mongolian onions.
Mongolian onion is a perennial winter-hardy plant that has very clear external similarities with the variety such as batun. Mongolian onions are considered to be a wild variety of a spicy vegetable and, accordingly, can be observed not only on the ridges of summer residents and gardeners. The taste of the spice is semi-sharp and quite juicy. The bulbs are small in size - 2-3 cm in length, have an oblong-ovoid shape, the color range in the section is yellowish-green. The leaves of the plant are tubular, cylindrical in shape. The Central Asian region is considered the birthplace of the Altai onion, and it was from there that its further distribution began. In Russia, the Altai onion can be observed in Tuva, Buryatia, as well as in the main part of the Altai Territory.