Egyptian Walking Onion - Seeds (bulbils for fall planting)


Latin name: Allium cepa var. proliferum

This Egyptian Walking Onion is a very hardy perennial onion that was a common sight in gardens in years gone by. In the spring, the stems make very good sweet green onions. The underground part is very fleshy. It has a beautiful pink color and a powerful flavour. It can be used like a shallot, onion or garlic. The small bulbils appear after flowering. These bulbils are replanted in the ground in the fall.

Sow: Sow in the fall

Seed depth: 2 cm

Soil: Airy, rich

Location: Sun

Distance between plants: 10 cm

Distance between rows: 50 cm

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