Japanese Negi cv. 'Shimonita'

Japanese Negi cv. ‘Shimonita’ harvested January 2020.

One of the most rewarding things we do here at Cypress Prong Farms is experiment with crops that are normally not seen in North Carolina. This could be anything from yukina savoy, an overlooked cold-hardy green vegetable, to the gorgeous blush savoy heritage variety of cabbage  San Michele from the Trentino region in northern Italy. Or Spigariello, another import from Italy that is gaining favor in some U.S. markets. Last year, we trialed a novel variety of Negi onion, ‘Shimonita’, and were completely taken by its stellar performance. Continue reading