Allium cepa proliferumAlternative Name
Tree onion, Walking onionDescription and Uses
The egyptian onion forms a clump of small bulbs at the end of the flowering stem, as well as offsets at the base of the main plant. The bulbs can be used like shallots and the offsets like spring or salad onions.Cultivation
Plant egyption onions in spring or autumn by pressing the bulbs into the ground at 10" intervals. They prefer full sun and respond well to rich soil.
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