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Red Long of Tropea

Allium cepa
HOW TO GROW ONION

Start indoors 8–10 weeks before last frost, plant out 4 weeks before frost. For fall harvest, transplant 11 weeks before first frost. Short-day onions produce bulbs in 11-12 hours of light, long-day onions in 14-16 hours. The dividing line is 36˚, about the KA/OK border. Plant long-day varieties north of this line and short-day south. Direct sow thickly as soon as soil can be worked. If tops reach 5” before transplant, cut to 1-3” to increase girth. Transplant seedlings in shallow trench 2-7” apart. Hill sides slightly after 4-5 weeks. Knock the rest of the tops over when 60 percent have fallen. After 3 days, pull and sun-cure 7–10 days in field rotating every few days before twisting off tops and storing. Soil pH 6.2-7.5. Hardiness zones 3-10. Biennial.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 6,500 seeds per ounce. Average 580M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 70%. Usual seed life: 2–3 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1 mile.

Planting Depth 1/8-1/4”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-75˚F
Days to Germ. 7-14
Plant Spacing 4-6”
Row Spacing 12-24”
Days To Maturity 90
Storage Refrigerate
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained
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Traditionally grown in Mediterranean Italy and France for harvest just at maturity in mid-late summer. Red Long is an heirloom variety from Calabria in Mediterranean Southern Italy, a region known for its sweet onions. For bunching or fresh use, not for storage but last longer than most sweets. Specialty variety. Ad...
Traditionally grown in Mediterranean Italy and France for harvest just at maturity in mid-late summer. Red Long is an heirloom variety from Calabria in Mediterranean Southern Italy, a region known for its sweet onions. For bunching or fresh use, not for storage but last longer than most sweets. Specialty variety. Adaptation: 35-48° latitude. Also known as “torpedo” from their elongated shape. Tags: Type: Long-Day, Color: Red, Shape: Elongated, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Spring Fall.
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  • Red Long of Tropea

Red Long of Tropea

Allium cepa
Traditionally grown in Mediterranean Italy and France for harvest just at maturity in mid-late summer. Red Long is an heirloom variety from Calabria in Mediterranean Southern Italy, a region known for its sweet onions. For bunching or fresh use, not for storage...
Traditionally grown in Mediterranean Italy and France for harvest just at maturity in mid-late summer. Red Long is an heirloom variety from Calabria in Mediterranean Southern Italy, a region known for its sweet onions. For bunching or fresh use, not for storage but last longer than most sweets. Specialty variety. Adaptation: 35-48° latitude. Also known as “torpedo” from their elongated shape. Tags: Type: Long-Day, Color: Red, Shape: Elongated, Heritage: Heirloom, Season: Spring Fall.
Learn More
HOW TO GROW ONION

Start indoors 8–10 weeks before last frost, plant out 4 weeks before frost. For fall harvest, transplant 11 weeks before first frost. Short-day onions produce bulbs in 11-12 hours of light, long-day onions in 14-16 hours. The dividing line is 36˚, about the KA/OK border. Plant long-day varieties north of this line and short-day south. Direct sow thickly as soon as soil can be worked. If tops reach 5” before transplant, cut to 1-3” to increase girth. Transplant seedlings in shallow trench 2-7” apart. Hill sides slightly after 4-5 weeks. Knock the rest of the tops over when 60 percent have fallen. After 3 days, pull and sun-cure 7–10 days in field rotating every few days before twisting off tops and storing. Soil pH 6.2-7.5. Hardiness zones 3-10. Biennial.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 6,500 seeds per ounce. Average 580M seeds per acre. Federal germination standard: 70%. Usual seed life: 2–3 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1 mile.

Planting Depth 1/8-1/4”
Soil Temp. Germ. 55-75˚F
Days to Germ. 7-14
Plant Spacing 4-6”
Row Spacing 12-24”
Days To Maturity 90
Storage Refrigerate
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained
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