Onion - scallion - Nabechan

Type:

Allium

fistulosum

Scallions with green tops and white bases

Sweeter, more complex flavor than other bunching onions. Traditional Japanese variety.

For longer, thicker blanched portion, transplant 8-18" tall, pencil-thick seedlings into holes 6" deep.  Alternatively, during growing period, hill soil around plants 2-3 times, higher with each hoeing. This forces leaves higher up the plant resulting in extra-long blanched stalks.

Color

white

Flavor

sweet, complex
Annual

Days to Maturity

60 days
Hybrid

Water

moderate

Exposure

Full sun

SMSF Zone

  • A
  • B
  • C