Onion, Evergreen Bunching (Allium fistulosum) - 200 Seeds
•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 3-12
Evergreen Onions are seeds are a type of scallion. Bunching onions are often known as Welsh Onions and Long Green Onions. This allium type is very popular due to the fact that it is low maintenance and not as tear-inducing as other onions. These onions are perennials and are very cold- hardy. In many zones, they are even considered evergreen. This variety is not only grown for eating but also serves as a beautiful border plant as well. Bunching onions are known for their slender silvery-white stalks and their mild flavor. These long green onions are delicious on foods eaten cooked or raw.
Since most onions take a few months to mature from seed, gardeners with a short growing season may want to start their green onion seeds indoors. Plant the seeds 1/4" deep in a flat 2-3 months before the last frost date. Keep the soil moist and at room and at room temperature. When the tops begin to flop over, cut them off to 3" to focus the growing on the roots. Four weeks before the last frost or when the soil reaches at least 50°, transplant the seedlings 3" apart in rows in 12" apart. For direct sowing, sow 3 seed per inch 1/4" deep in light, rich soil and full sun. Thin the seedlings 3" apart. Thinned onions can be transplanted or used for fresh eating. Onions need moisture especially in their first several weeks of growth.
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