Tropeana Lunga is a long-growing late Italian onion variety producing a large pear-shaped bulb whose necks are light red on the outside and pinkish-white on the inside. Popular when consumed fresh thanks to its very tender sweet bulbs. This variety does not keep particularly well.
(Torpedo Onion) (Allium cepa)
9,000 seeds/oz.; 3-4 lbs./acre; 10 days, 70°F.
Intermediate-Day onions are onions that require 12-14 hours of daylight.
Sow directly in the field or early in containers. Cut plants back by half if they stretch in containers. Allium cepa unless otherwise noted.