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

Genus Allium
Group/Species cepa
Variety 'Long Red Florence'
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Red Salad Onion
Border Position Front
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Direct sow April-September, in spring and autumn in rows 10-15cm apart. Sow every 3 weeks for a steady supply of salad onions.
Care Tips Keep well weeded, and mulch. Great for serial sowing with carrots, three or four times from early spring to autumn. Dig over and spread the patch with manure in the autumn before planting.
Flowering May
Storing Remove foliage, and store in a cool dry place
Harvesting 8 weeks from spring sowing as spring onion or 12-14 weeks as fully grown onion.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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