VEGETABLES

ONION

Allium cepa

148 BIANCA PRECOCISSIMA

      MARZATICA

It is a short day variety that produces uniform, flattened round, white bulbs that generally weight 100/120 g each. The leaves are extremely compact, uniform and deep green. Sowing: for best results it is advisable to sow in August for harvesting in March.

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150 APRILATICA o NOCERA

An ideal variety for harvesting in April. Produces flattened round, white bulbs that are very uniform and weigh an average of 140/150 g each. Sowing: from August to the beginning of September.

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153 BIANCA DI GIUGNO

A late variety. The plant is very vigorous with dark green foliage and produces large, flattened round, white bulbs. Thanks to the excellent bearing of the foliage, this variety is ideal for harvesting in small bunches. SOWING: to avoid pre-flowering, we recommend sowing in October before planting out, or sowing directly outdoors in January-February.

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149 RED CREOLE

A tropical medium maturing open pollinated short day red onion with a good yield, suitable for fresh market and home garden. Red Creole is well adapted and very widely planted. Moderate leaf growth habit of medium dark green colour. The bulbs of medium size taste slightly pungent, are firm and round-flat in shape. The outer scale is medium dark red, the rings are tight and red right through to the centre of the bulb. Good storage quality. SOWING: from August until October for harvesting in April until May.

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152 BIANCA DI MAGGIO

An ideal variety for harvesting in May. The plant is very robust and has dark green leaves. It produces flattish-round bulbs that weigh 180/200 g. Thanks to the robust dark green leaves, this variety is suitable for harvesting in bunches. Sowing: in order to harvest the bulbs in May, sow in September-October.

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146 ULTRA EXPRESS

This is short day variety that reaches commercial maturity a month before the Marzatica variety. As well as being an early variety the bulbs, which are white, sweet and tender, keep well. Each bulb weighs about 100 g and has a diameter of 8 cm. It is an extremely vigorous plant with excellent bearing and dark green foliage. Sowing: ideal for harvesting in February, we recommend sowing in August. 

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161 TROPEANA LUNGA

This is a medium-late, intermediate day variety that produces a large, pear-shaped bulb with pale red external tunics and pinkish white internal tunics. Popular for eating fresh as the bulbs are very tender and sweet. It is a variety that does not keep well for long storage. Sowing: in Autumn for planting out in January-February or directly outdoors in January-February for harvesting in June-July.

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162 TROPEANA TONDA

Vigorous plant with deep green foliage. Medium-late variety. Large round bulb, outer skins a deep wine red, white flesh, tender and sweet. Ideal variety for fresh consumption. Sowing: in Autumn for planting out in January-February, or directly outdoors in January-February for summer harvesting.

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163 TEXAS EARLY

      GRANO 502

This is a long day variety although it is fairly early. In fact, about 120 days after sowing in springtime it is ready for consumption. It produces large, yellow, spinning top-shaped bulbs with sweet white flesh. Sowing: in Spring for harvesting in July.

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157 BLANCO DURO

This is one of best long day onion varieties. It is extremely productive and of high quality. It is very vigorous and adapts easily to a variety of different conditions. Produces a medium-large, round-globular bulb that is bright white and suitable for long periods of storage. Sowing: for production of bulbs in the Summer it is advisable to sow seeds in late Autumn, early Spring. Can be used for the production of bunching onions if sown in late Spring.

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155 ROUGE AMPOSTE

Medium - late variety thet produces medium to large onion globe shaped, reddish bronze colour. Stores very well.

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156 AGOSTANA

This long day variety produces globe-shaped, silvery-white bulbs. For harvesting in August we recommend sowing in late Autumn or early Spring. Sowing: in late Autumn or beginning of Spring for a Summer production. Can also be used for production of bunching onion if the sowing is made in late-Spring.

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159 ROSSA DI FIRNZE

This is one of best long day onion varieties. It is extremely productive and of high quality. It is very vigorous and adapts easily to a variety of different conditions. Produces a medium-large, round-globular bulb that is bright white and suitable for long periods of storage. Sowing: for production of bulbs in the Summer it is advisable to sow seeds in late Autumn, early Spring. Can be used for the production of bunching onions if sown in late Spring.

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160 GLOBRUNA

A late variety that stores extremely well. Produces a large bulb, shaped like a globe and slightly squashed at both ends. Yellowish outer tunics and white flesh. Sowing: in October. Plant out in January-February and harvest in August. Sow directly outdoors in February.

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147 DENSITY 4

Variety belonging to the group of "yellow for storage" with round bulb, skin is bronzed yellow colour. Ideal for extended storage and industrial processing, as the neck of the bulbs is filled. Sowing in Autumn-Spring, harvested in August.

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164 RAMATA DI MILANO

Produces large bulbs with an elongated, rather conical shape. Copper coloured, thin external tunics and white flesh. This is the variety that keep best. Sowing: from September to March.

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