1772 - ONION -DORATA DI VOGHERA- SELEZ.GIARA (bianco-dorata)
Seed in pills. Exceptional intermediate cycle selection. It can be sown both in autumn and early in spring. The variety is very rustic and produces very large and heavy bulbs with a flattened round shape at the poles of a golden white color. The flavor and quality are valuable and are reminiscent of the Giarratana ecotype. Low-maintenance variety suitable for family gardens.
Sowing and transplanting: at home or in seedbeds, transplanting the seedlings when they are 10-15 cm high. Short day variety: sowing in summer-autumn, transplanting in September-October, early spring-early summer harvest. Long day variety: planted in February-March; in seedbeds in December-February, transplant in March-April,
harvest in summer. These are the varieties to be kept for consumption in autumn-winter.
Distances: between the rows 20-40 cm., On the row 15-20 cm.
Advice: when the leaves of the onions for winter consumption are yellowed, remove the bulb and let it dry on the ground in full sun for 5-7 days.
Store in a dry and ventilated place.
Growing onions in rows alongside parsley or celery helps keep the onion fly away.
Seed required: in seedbed 3 gr. per square meter; at home 40-50 gr. for 100 sqm.