Bunching Onion the scientific name is Allium fistulosum and commonly called as long green onion, Spring Onion or Japanese bunching onion. It is a species of perennial (Around the year) plants and often they are considering a type of Scallion.
Are bunching onions are the same as green onion?
Yes they are perennial onion that produce fresh and yummy stem with tiny soft roots around the year.
How grow your own bunching onions?
If you have a open area in your house or you are living in flat/apartment in a busy city , there is no issue you can grow your own pesticides free bunching onion at home. The growing process include following steps and requirements:
From where you can buy quality bunching onion seeds?
You can purchase bunching onion seeds from local gardening shop of your city or second best option is buy seeds from online shop. The Gardening shop (Karachi) is one of the best online gardening shop where you can purchase premium quality bunching onion seeds only in Rs. 99. You can visit gardening shop official website at https://gardeningshopk.com or official https://daraz.pk store Gardening shop (Karachi)
When germination of seeds will start?
The onion seeds will germinate when the temperatures between 7.77 ͦC to 30 ͦC and the best optimum temperature is 15.5 ͦC.
The time required for seeds germination?
The bunching onion seeds germinate in 6 to 12 days when all optimum conditions provided for germination.
When Transplant seedling?
When the seedling are 8-18” tall and thick like a pencil, they will ready to transplant outdoor in a field or in large pot. Transplant 6” apart one plant from another and the distance between two rows must be 24”. The one thing must remember when dibbled seedling in the hole it must be 6” deep and only 1-2” of the leaves needed to extend above the surface of the soil.
How avoid flowering in bunching onion?
Pinch the tip of center leaf when it start flowering.
How and when harvest bunching onion?
It’s is your living factory of bunching onion, you can harvest any time when you need in kitchen but always harvest older leaves first that trigger newest and younger leaves grow faster and soon ready for the harvest.