Scallion growing herbaceous of the genus Allium also known as Green onion, Scallion is a perennial to summer or winter semi-deciduous plant (depend on the climate area) because the vegetative reproduction of the bulbs, the bulb is biennial and used as annual plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10, (in zone 2-5 need to take the bulb out of the soil in the winter.

Scallion leaves

Leaves are narrow and hollow grow in radial structure, leaves grow in groups linked together

Flowers small the color is white, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape

Bulb is made from layers that grow in radial round shape with a pointed top, the layers color can yellow, the size 1-3 cm

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Requirements for Scallion growing and care:

Mulch, rich soil, well drain soil, free of rocks, nitrogen

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb/ Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but possible

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Autumn – frost free area or cold hardy cultivars / Spring – temperate climate

Pests and diseases:
Onion fly, Onion thrips

Pruning season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Stem of inflorescence

Size of the plant?
10-50 cm, 8-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Small white flower, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape

Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to the thinning the stem of inflorescence unless the need in the seeds

Pollination is done by:
Bees, flies

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Autumn – winter, in cold area can be spring, summer

How to harvest the leaves?
Can be taken with the bulb or just some leaves at the time

Information about leaves:
Leaves are narrow and hollow grow in radial structure, leaves grow in groups linked together

Uses of Scallion leaves:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad

Edible Roots

Information about Scallion bulb:
The bulb is made from layers that grow in radial round shape with a pointed top, the layers color can yellow, the size 1-3 cm

When to pull up Scallion bulb:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Uses of Scallion bulb:
Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad

Scientific name:

Allium cepa

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