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Onion Borettana

NZ $2.95

Description

Small Italian Button Onions called Cipollini in Italy they are traditionally served whole, braised in a sweet and sour sauce, pickled or on Kebab. The beauty, versatility and well developed flavour will make this antique variety a favourite with gourmet gardeners. Lovely flattened dish-shaped little Onions 3-5cm in diameter and approximately 2cm thick with rosy yellow skins and firm fine grained straw coloured flesh having a storage life of 2-3 months.

Maturity 120 days from direct sowing.

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Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
10-25 14 5cm-icon 5cm Cooler Temps 1.2.3 200 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Gourmet Vegetable-icon Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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