Bunching Onion
Allium cepa 'Ishikuro'

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:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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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

Regional

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

Moss Point, Mississippi

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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

A non-bulbing white onion grown for spring onions.