A red Italian specialty onion that is shaped similar to a torpedo or spindle. It has reddish purple skin with pale red flesh that has a mild sweet flavor. It grows 6 to 8 inches in length and up to 3 inches in diameter in the thickest area. This onions color and flavor make it a nice addition to salads. Once harvested this onion does not store well. It is available mid October to mid November.
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