Italian Heirloom Long Red Florence Onion

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An attractive and popular Italian Heirloom variety producing torpedo shaped deep purple to red 6in long onions of mild, sweet excellent flavour.

  • Size: 6gm

276 in stock

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Italian Heirloom Long Red Florence Onion

Italian Heirloom Long Red Florence Onion is an attractive and popular Italian Heirloom variety. It  produces torpedo shaped deep purple to red 6in long onions. They have a mild, sweet excellent flavour. Perfect for salads or pickling. You  can either pull them young as spring onions or allow them to mature for August cropping. Stores well. (6 Gram per pack ~ approx 2280 seeds)

Cultivation Advice Italian Heirloom Long Red Florence Onion

  • Sow directly outdoors, depth 1/4 to 1/2 inch, in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil from as soon as the ground can be worked in spring.
  • Planting Space rows 6-8 inches apart. Scatter seed in the row at the rate of 3 seeds per inch.
  • Harvest alternative young plants in 60 days and if required leave the remainder to mature.
  • Fertile, moist soil enriched with compost is best for onion production.