Allium cepa green onion
Bunching Onion, Scallions
|Easy to grow, edible members of this diverse family include Onions, Garlic, Shallots, Leeks, Green Onions and Chives. Leaves grow best in cool weather and moist soil. Mature Onions, Garlic and Shallots form bulbs in summer. Feed early in growing season with low nitrogen, high potassium and phosphorus fertilizers. Slower grown from seed, but you will get a larger crop and more varieties to choose from. Easiest to grow from small bulbs called sets. In mild winter areas, plant in fall. Elsewhere, plant in earliest spring. Store Garlic bulbs and Onions in a cool, dry, airy place out of direct light.
Green Onions have mild-flavored stems and do not form bulbs. Harvest from spring to fall, and through winter in mild climates. Early harvesting yields mild flavor.
Attributes - Allium cepa green onion
Plant Type: Biennial
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Summer
Flower Color: Purple, White
Height: 1 ft. to 1 ft. 2 in.
Width: 1 ft. 6 in.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Notes: Edible. Susceptible to Aphids, Caterpillars, Fusarium Wilt, Powdery Mildew, Root Rot, Thrips.
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