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Onion , 'Cipolle di Tropea' - Red Oval

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Allium cepa L., Gently Oval Shaped - Sweet Red of Tropea, (19th c - Italy) Italian Heirloom - also known as Tropea Rossa Lunga, Calabria is famous for its sweet red onions named after the glamorous beach town of Tropea. The onion itself has DOP status like Champagne from that region. The shape of its bulbs, of deep purple colour, varies from round to oval to elongated. The onion’s extraordinary sweetness, delicate scent, its lightness, and enjoyable taste, make it a much sought-after ingredient by gourmets and chefs. Very sweet and the high sugar content also means it caramelizes well. (90 days) & can be sown in spring & in milder climates another in Autumn, Stores well, Seed Count Approx - 175 avg

 SOWING - Sow seeds indoors in trays and space 1 inch in all directions. Transplant outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Keep onions well weeded with shallow cultivation, can be sown in spring & autumn in milder climates, 90 days (Stores Well)

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