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PlantFiles: Bunching Onion
Allium cepa 'Ishikuro'

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Family: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium (AL-ee-um) (Info)
Species: cepa (KEP-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Ishikuro

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive twiggybuds On Dec 28, 2009, twiggybuds from Moss Point, MS (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have some of these in a pot. They are 15 months old and half are multiplying by splitting off new plants. In all this time they have never gone to seed or died down. They're definitely a unique experience with onions in my zone 8b.

Neutral Farmerdill On Apr 27, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A non-bulbing white onion grown for spring onions.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Moss Point, Mississippi
Houston, Texas



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