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An heirloom variety from Italy produces 7.5-10cm torpedo-shaped elongated bulbs in a wine red in color a sweet white flesh.
Use in salads but especially good grilled or on skewers.
Can be picked young and matures after 90 days.
Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.
Temperate: Autumn to Mid-Winter
Cold: Mid-Autumn to Mid-Winter
Sow: Sow 5-6mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when 6cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days
Plant space: 10cm
Row Space: 20cm
Maturity: 24-30 weeks
If sowing direct thin where required to 10cm between plants. Harvest when tops wilt.
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