This Japanese heirloom resembles a slender leek with its long 12-16″ white stalks bursting with sweet tender flavor. Ideal for summer and fall harvests, these onions can be blanched in the garden for even longer white stems (by mounding soil around the base of the plant to completely cover the white portion as they grow). Slice the long white stalks and juicy, bluish-green tops into salads or serve them whole and trimmed on a veggie platter. Not just for Asian cuisine, these onions can be added to soups, stews, and stir-fry dishes. Bunching onions can be grown in partial shade.