Growing Calendar for Onion Seeds - Long Red Florence
Delivery: Early September to Early January
Long Red Florence onions seeds produce a mild sweet flavoured onion that can either be pulled young as spring onions or allowed to mature for August cropping.
The elongated bulbs have a red skin and are ideal for casseroles or salads.
Did you know: That Onion Red Florence is classed as a "Banana Shallot". This term is often used by cooks to describe the long bulb varieties of onions and shallots. It is more of a cooking term than one used by gardeners.
Elongated bulbs with a red skin and mild sweet flavour.
Sow Indoors: January-March 5 seeds per module under glass.
Sow Outdoors: February-March thinly into pre watered soil ½in (1cm) deep in rows 12in (30cm) apart. Keep soil moist at all times.
Plant Out: April the little clumps of bulbs in each module will push themselves apart as they grow.
Harvest: August-September for casseroles or pull young as spring onions.
Liquid feed during summer.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
Although I have not used them, I already used them in the past and were satisfactory good
Have grown this variety for several years and never yet been disappointed.Good mild flavour can be used as salad or for cooking.
Planted, starting to sprout
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