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ONION – LONG RED FLORENCE-TROPEA

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  • Seeds per Pack: 100

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ONION – LONG RED FLORENCE

Allium fistulosum

In both looks and taste, this is a most attractive onion. Producing very long, spindle-shaped bulbs, about 15cm in length, a deep purple-red in color, it has a very mild and sweet flavor and is ideal for salads and pickling. A delicious Italian heirloom from Florence in Tuscany.

Sow sparingly to avoid thinning out; ideally allow 2cm between each seedling. Each seed should then produce a single well-shaped onion.  Harvest when the foliage has fully died down. Store in a cool, dry place.

 

Germination Time (Days) 10 – 20
Harvest Time (Days) 160 – 230
Sowing Depth (mm) 15
Plant Spacing (cm) 5 – 10
Row Spacing (cm) 25 – 40
pH 6 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Hardy
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation