Rossa Lunga di Firenze Onion Seeds (Aimers International) 2860. Open Pollinated. Variety originated in Italy. Approx. 150 seeds/pkt (280 seeds/gram).
Very mild, sweet tasting red onion. Elongated bulbs range from 7.5-10cm (3-4in) in length with a red skin covering crisp, juicy sweet flesh. Superb for fresh eating, salads, roasting or pickling. Matures in 90-100 days. Intermediate Day to Long Day variety; bulb size increases with longer days.
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Start seeds indoors in a sterile medium 10 weeks before plant out time or direct seed in a sunny site with well worked fertile soil in early spring as soon as soil becomes workable. Seed typically germinates in 10-14 days. Use thinnings as spring greens. Onions grow best in rich organic soil. Keep soil evenly moist.
- Planting Depth: 12.5mm (1/2in)
- Seed Spacing: 12.5mm (1/2in)
- Thin to: 10cm (4in)
- Row Width: 25cm (10in)
|Days to Harvest
||90 - 100 days