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Onion 'Long Red Florence'

A mild and sweet flavoured onion that can be eaten young like a spring onion or left to mature for harvesting in August.
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350 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
cepa
Common name
Long Red Florence
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
15cm (6in)
Cultivation
Direct sow in spring into soil that is firm and not too wet or recently manured. Sow thinly 1cm deep in rows 30cm apart. Thin to 10cm apart for medium sized bulbs, or more if you want to let them grow larger. May be sown earlier under cover.

Description

A mild and sweet flavoured onion that can be eaten young like a spring onion or left to mature for harvesting in August.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Water during dry spells. Weed between plants regularly to keep on top of weeds. Thinnings can be used as salad onions.