Heshiko Bunching Onion (Allium fistulosum)
These cold hardy Japanese bunching onions taste mild and sweet when picked around 60 days and more robust as they grow older. A non-bulbing variety, crispy Heshiko stalks reach about a foot in length and are typically used like scallions.
- 200 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 60-75 days
- Direct sow 1/8” deep in full sun as soon as soil can be worked. In northern climates, start indoors 8 weeks before last frost date. Plant multiple seeds into each container. Harden off seedlings before planting.
- To transplant, separate young plants and set 2-3” apart.