TOSCA Onion 2g (Allium cepa)
Other names: garden onion, common onion, scallion, shallot.
Latin name: Allium cepa L.
Plant life form:
Plant description / Habit / Growth: This variety is perfect for cultivation in the ground and under cover. It produces onions with a strongly elongated shape, covered with a light brown skin and weighing an average of about 165g.
Disease and pest resistance:
Foliage: in the form of chives, lighter at the base, darker green higher up, long, tubular, round, hollow in the middle. They have an interesting taste. Chives are rich in vitamin C.
Position: Requires moderately heavy, fertile, well-cultivated soil.
Fruit / Seeds / Size: White, crisp flesh, mild in taste, containing a lot of juice.
Uses: Can be eaten raw or processed in many ways: stewed, dried, boiled, grilled or fried. It is also great for storage.
Frost resistance: can withstand frosts down to -3°C, should be harvested before winter.
Number of seeds per gram: 250-400 pieces
Sowing rate: 3-4kg/ha
According to the manufacturer's statistics, the sowing rate per m2 is 0.3-0.4 g/m2.
Sowing time: under cover: March, in the ground: March-April
Planting time: April
Harvest time: August-September
Sowing and harvesting time / graphic seedling:
On the back of each package there is information about the description of the plant, the weight or quantity of seeds, the sowing date of the seeds from a given batch and tips on growing the plant.
On each package there is also information that "The packaging serves as evidence for the complaint". When opening the packaging, remember not to cut off or tear off important parts that contain information on it - e.g. batch numbers, sowing dates, etc.