Onion Bunching/Scallion Italian Red of Florence HEIRLOOM Seeds

Onion Bunching/Scallion Italian Red of Florence HEIRLOOM Seeds

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Item #0147

60 days. This old Italian heirloom is commonly used in Italy for pinzimonio, a colorful mixture of raw vegetables served with a separate bowl of olive oil, vinegar and salt. Use this pretty red scallion in almost any dish requiring onions. Easy to grow.

This packet sows three 10-foot rows.

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Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
1/2"

Row Spacing:
8"-12"

Thinning:
Not necessary


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Successive sowings every 2 to 4 weeks recommended for continuous production. In mild climates, can be sown in fall for spring harvest.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Harvesting: Scallions can be harvested anytime during the growing season. Dig up with a hand trowel or garden fork.

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