Botanical Interests Packet
This Italian heirloom has been available to gardeners since the late 1800s but is hard to find in stores. A gourmet "cipollini" (meaning "little onion" in Italian) type, the beautiful, flattened red globes are 1" high by 2" - 3" in diameter. Their sweet flavor is delicious fresh or cooked - perfect for roasting and grilled kebabs.
Approximate Seeds per Pkt: 170
Botanical Name: Allium cepa
Days to Maturity: 70 days
Native: Exists only in cultivation
Hardiness: Biennial grown as an annual
Variety Information: Uniform, 2"–3" round bulbs with dark red rings.
Type: Cipollini, intermediate-day, storage onion. (Learn more)
MFG Part Number: 0203