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Red Onion 'Rossa Savonese' (Onion Red)

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red onion 'Rossa Savonese' (onion   red)

Red Onion 'Rossa Savonese' (Onion Red)


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Position: full sun
Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
Rate of growth: average
Hardiness: full hardy
This variety is a flat red onion from the area around Savona in the North of Italy. The red skin in translucent, making the onion look almost pink. It has a mild and sweet flavour so is very tasty when eaten raw in salads, but can also be cooked.Growing Instructions:Sow indoors - July to September for larger onions and plant out in February to April
Sow outside March to May when the air temperature is above 5°CSow 2cm deep in rows 15cm apart as thinly as possible.Harvest: May to September

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