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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See our list of companion Plants for Egyptian Walking Onion to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
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
29 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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