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Onion 'Long Tropea Red'

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ALLIUM CEPA

PACKET CONTAINS 150 SEEDS

Traditionally grown in Mediterranean Italy and France. Medium to early crop with elongated red bulbs suitable as a salad onion or cooked; very sweet, crunchy and red, these are the characteristics that make it so desired and attractive. In a fresh and dry place it can be kept up to four weeks.

Method

Sow direct or raise seedling

Sowing Depth 5mm
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Autumn and Winter

Temperate: Autumn

Cool climate: Autumn

Germination 5-10 days at 20-25 °C
Row Spacing 25cm
Plant Spacing 10cm
Position Full sun. Good drainage