Red, sometimes called purple onion, heritage variety in southern Italy, medium to large, mild sweet flavour, used raw or grilled, tends to lose redness when cooked, long storage.
Widely favoured vegetable since ancient times originally from central Asia. Contains vitamin C, iron, sulphur and fibre. Good winter crop in full sun in rich well drained soil. Harvest after tops dry off and fall over, hang in a cool dry place. Plant different varieties for continuous use. Few people grow enough onions. Don't over-fertilise or waterlog. Shade seeds until well germinated. Sow in autumn/winter.
240-400 seeds per gram
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W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Onion seed count is 240-400 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.