Allium cepa 'Rossa da Inverno Sel Rubino'
Allium cepa 'Rossa da Inverno Sel Rubino', Red Salad Onion
An attractive red salad onion with a pleasant mild flavour. Plant in the spring and harvest in late summer. Due to its dryish nature, if it is dried carefully, it will store for five to six months.
• Hardiness: H5 (-10 to -15C)
• Type: Hardy Perennial
• Height: 60cm
• Spread: 50cm
Red Salad Onion is available to buy online as vegetable herb seeds.
• Soil type: Fertile Sand, Loam, Free Draining
• pH: Universal pH
• Habit: Clump
• Flowering colour:
• Flowering time:
• Uses: Culinary (Read Jekka's Guide To Culinary Herbs for more information)
• Attracts pollinators: No
• Container suitability: No
• UK native: No
• Caution: N/A
• Indoor Sowing: Sow in early spring in prepared plug trays or pots Transplant out when 3-5 leaves have established and all threat of frost has passed.
• Outdoor Sowing: From late spring to late summer direct sow 3 seeds every 2-5 cm in rows 15-20 cm apart. Repeat sowing every 3 weeks for continuous supply.
• Propagation: N/A
• Maintenance: (Read Jekka's Blogs on Early Spring, Late Spring and Autumn maintenance)
• Harvest: N/A
Jekka's "How to Grow Herbs" videos, includes Jekka's video on how to sow seeds for an informative step-by-step guide to seed sowing.
Growing indoors? Check out Jekka's blog on indoor herb gardening for some advice.
One of our three core roots is that we are Environmentally Conscious and for the past 30 years all the herbs grown at Jekka’s have been raised following sustainable, environmentally friendly and organic approaches resulting in a remarkable biodiversity at the herb farm.
Our herb seeds are also untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants.