| Egyptian Onion |
| Allium x proliferum|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-9) |
| When to Sow: Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
This fascinating mild-flavoured onion develops bulbs at the top of its slender leaves, not at the base like ordinary onions. Excellent for pickling and for seasoning soups and stews. They keep very well in storage.