Rossa Lunga di Firenze Onion Seeds (Aimers International) 2860




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 7.5-10 cm (3-4”) 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.

How to Grow

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.

Planting Depth: 12.5 mm (1/2”). Seed Spacing: 12.5 mm (1/2”). Thin to: 10 cm (4”). Row Width: 25 cm (10”).

COMMENTS: Use thinnings as spring greens. Onions grow best in rich organic soil. Keep soil evenly moist.

Additional information

Weight 0.003 kg
Dimensions 12 × 9.5 × 0.2 cm

Days to Harvest