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PlantFiles: Onion
Allium cepa 'Red Tropeana Laguna'

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Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: cepa (KEP-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Tropeana Laguna

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Category:
Biennials
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 9, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Damseeds, offers this description: "Long, red, torpedo onion prized in Mediterranean cultures, for which we have had requests from professional chefs. This strain produces a redder version of the Tropeana type. Specialty variety from Italy that is adapted to growing in the summer above the 35th parallel. Not for storage."

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cumming, Georgia



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