Ishikura bunching onion is a vigorous and hardy winter variety of evergreen onions. This bunching onion produces white stalks of 15-17" long with very long green leaves of about 12", hollow with excellent, mild flavor. It is a frost tolerant variety that will do well in most areas. This onion is terrific in fried or grilled dishes or simply in a salad.
Scientific Name: Allium Fistulosum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 10-24C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 60 days
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil requirement: Well drained and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds in a sunny location in late spring after danger of all frost is passed. Longer white stems can be achieved by mounding earth up over the stems to blanch them.