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  • onion - red
  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.1m

red onion 'Rossa Savonese'

onion - red

Pot size approx 1400 seeds
approx 1400 seeds

  • 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°C
    Sow 2cm deep in rows 15cm apart as thinly as possible.
    Harvest: May to September


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