This variety of onion from Switzerland, a round, flat dark purple onion variety that stores very well. The growth is slower than other onion varieties.
Scientific Name: Allium Cepa
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature:
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Light, well draining and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors thinly in rows about 20cm apart covering with 1cm of soil. After germination allow the seedlings to get to about 10cm tall before transplanting and thin to the required spacing. The roots do not like to be disturbed so it is advised to transplant with caution.