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Egyptian Walking Onion – Our pet plant

Egyptian Walking Onion - Our pet plant

Egyptian Walking Onion One of our friends gave us these walking onions. We planted them late in July.  They are just taking off infront of the green house. They will flower and have seeds on the flowers just like the garlic bulbils.  Then the flower will fall over two or three feet away and the seeds will start growing. Thats where the “walking onion” term comes from.  We are just growing them because we are [Read More...]
Egyptian walking onion in our herb bed in Brampton

Egyptian walking onion in our herb bed in Brampton

Seeds of Egyptian Walking Onions Egyptian Walking Onions are very unusual, heirloom onions. They produce onion seeds from the flowering green tops of the onion. They are called walking onions because the top-setters fall over and re-root themselves. Egyptian Onions are extremely hardy and they tolerate cold, heat and poor soil. They are disease and pest resistant.  They will grow, even after being frozen during the winter [Read More...]
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