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Onion Seeds - Tropeana Lunga (Coming Jan/Feb 2024)

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  • Seed Count: 150 Seeds
  • Maturity Date: 110-120 Days from Planting/Transplanting
  • Onion Type: Long, Torpedo-shaped
  • Color: Deep Red
  • Flavor Profile: Sweet and Mild
  • Origin: Italy
  • Ideal Growing Conditions: Full Sun, Well-drained Soil
  • Use: Salads, Cooking, Grilling

History:
The Tropeana Lunga onion, originating from Italy, is a celebrated heirloom variety known for its unique shape and sweet flavor. This type of onion has been a staple in Mediterranean cooking for generations, reflecting the region's culinary traditions and preference for robust yet sweet flavors in vegetables.

Uses:
Tropeana Lunga onions are highly valued for their versatility in the kitchen. Their sweet, mild flavor makes them perfect for fresh salads, adding a delightful crunch and color. They also perform exceptionally well when grilled or caramelized, adding depth to a variety of dishes. Their unique torpedo shape adds an aesthetic appeal, making them a favored ingredient in gourmet cooking.

Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
For optimal growth, Tropeana Lunga onions should be planted in an area with full sun and well-drained soil. Plant the seeds about 1/4 inch deep, spaced 4-6 inches apart, in rows that are 12-18 inches apart. Regular watering is crucial, especially during the bulb development stage. These onions typically mature in about 110-120 days, producing long, deep red onions with a distinctive sweet taste.

The Tropeana Lunga onion is not just a vegetable; it's a slice of Italian culinary history. Its distinctive shape and sweet flavor make it a must-have for gardeners and chefs who appreciate the uniqueness and tradition in their cooking ingredients.

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