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Egyptian Walking Onion seeds
Egyptian Walking Onion Seeds
Egyptian Walking Onion Seeds
Egyptian Walking Onion seeds Egyptian Walking Onion Seeds Egyptian Walking Onion Seeds
Egyptian Walking Onion seeds Egyptian Walking Onion Seeds Egyptian Walking Onion Seeds

Egyptian Walking Onion

30 Bulbils

$ 11.99

(Allium cepa var. Proliferum) The Egyptian (aka walking, top-setter, tree) onion derives its name from the unique manner in which the plant multiplies.  In contrast to common onions, which produce flowers on top of the seed stalk, the Egyptian onion produces a cluster of small, red bulbils.  As the plants dry down, the stalk droops to the ground, allowing the bulbils take root.  This super-hardy perennial requires very little maintenance and once established, will supply the gardener with fresh onions year after year.  In Iowa, the first greens usually emerge in late February, a much-welcomed sight for winter-weary gardeners.  30 bulbils/pkg.  Ships in Fall.

CULTURE:  Best planted in fall.  Plant bulbils 6" apart, 1" deep in rows 12-18" apart.  Left alone, they will eventually form a thick patch.  If spreading is not desired, you should remove the bulbils before they fall to the ground.  On our farmstead, mowing the perimeter effectively limits their spread.

(Allium cepa var. Proliferum) The Egyptian (aka walking, top-setter, tree) onion derives its name from the unique manner in which the plant multiplies.  In contrast to common onions, which produce flowers on top of the seed stalk, the Egyptian onion produces a cluster of small, red bulbils.  As the plants dry down, the stalk droops to the ground, allowing the bulbils take root.  This super-hardy perennial requires very little maintenance and once established, will supply the gardener with fresh onions year after year.  In Iowa, the first greens usually emerge in late February, a much-welcomed sight for winter-weary gardeners.  30 bulbils/pkg.  Ships in Fall.

CULTURE:  Best planted in fall.  Plant bulbils 6" apart, 1" deep in rows 12-18" apart.  Left alone, they will eventually form a thick patch.  If spreading is not desired, you should remove the bulbils before they fall to the ground.  On our farmstead, mowing the perimeter effectively limits their spread.

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Beautiful little bulbils

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