Onion Rossa Lunga di Firenze, Heirloom

$2.95 $3.25 -10% OFF

Onion Rossa Lunga di Firenze, Heirloom

$2.95 $3.25 -10% OFF
Product description

Renee's Garden - These eye-catching purple-red heirlooms are 4 to 5 in. torpedo-shaped onions with a rich, but mild and sweet flavor. Traditionally grown in Italy & France, Rossa Lunga di Firenze is an intermediate day-length onion, growing easily from seed to mature at midsummer in most areas. These adaptable and space-saving wine-colored beauties offer great garden performance and their juicy, mild, crispy red flesh absolutely shines in salads and sandwiches, or when grilled to sweet succulence. 

Characteristics

  • Mild and sweet flavor 
  • Purple-red color 
  • Adaptable 
  • 90-120 days 
  • Approx 400-420 seeds
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    Instructions - For big bulbs: sow seeds in early spring as soon as soil can be worked; or in mild growing areas, sow seeds in fall to overwinter for spring growth. To Start Transplants: sow 1 in. apart in a container of seed starting mix and cover about 1/4 in. deep. Provide a strong light source until seedlings are 2 to 3 in. tall. Transplant 4 in. apart, burying crowns 1 in. deep. To Start Outdoors: sow seeds in well-worked, fertile soil in full sun. Space 1 in. apart in rows 8 in. apart. Cover 1/4 in. deep, firm soil well over seeds, and keep evenly moist. Thin seedlings gradually to final 4 in. spacing, using the tasty thinnings. 

    Plant In: January - April 

    Full Sun 

    Plant rows 1 inch apart 

    Plant 1/4" deep

    10-14 days to germinate 

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