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Posted by watermelon7 9 (My Page) on
Sat, Jan 31, 09 at 17:26

I have some Egyptian walking onion, which produce small "bulblets" at the top, but I want to grow some other onions on the side. Will the onions cross-pollinate and produce hybrids next season? What if I use two onions that produce "bulblets"? What is I use one that produces "bulblets", and one that produces seeds?

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RE: Cross-pollination?

What if I plant garlic, also. Will those cross-pollinate?

RE: Cross-pollination?

I don't know anything about onions, Garlic will not cross pollinate. It does not need to be pollinated in order to make a bulb. It will form bulbils on top on it's own.

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