Egyptian Walking Onion
Allium cepa var. profilerum
Egyptian Walking Onion is part of the Allium genus and its scientific name is Allium cepa var. profilerum.
Plant taxonomists have divided onions (Allium cepa) into three groups, the Cepa Group (bulbing onions), the Aggregatum Group (shallots, multiplier onions, potato onions), and the Proliferum Group (top-setting onions, walking onions, Egyptian onions, tree onions).A type of edible vegetable / herb, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Egyptian Walking Onion is known for its erect growing habit.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Egyptian Walking Onion so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Egyptian Walking Onion so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Egyptian Walking Onion plants:
Pearl onions, Top onions, Topset onions, Walking onions, Egyptian onion, Tree Onion
Allium cepa x Allium fistulosum, Allium cepa (Proliferum Group), Allium cepa var. bulbiferum, Allium cepa var. proliferum
30 May 2014
The green onions are not strong at all. Guess I’ll have to keep some growing ! Used some in a loaf of green onion bread today.
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