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Is this some sort of giant green onion

Posted by hilee none (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 5, 14 at 18:12

Hi. Hoping to upload two photos�and with a bit of luck, perhaps someone can i.d. this "long green onion" for me. If not, can someone refer me to another site, etc.?

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RE: Is this some sort of giant green onion

welsh onion (larger type of scallion)

RE: Is this some sort of giant green onion

It could also be Shallots, potato onion.

Where did it come from ?

RE: Is this some sort of giant green onion

Believe it or not, I got it from Home Depot. It was stuck in with some local provider with no name and looking quite scraggly. Haven't seen it since at the store. I wish it were a potato onion (do they grow in a ring like that?) but there are no onions under the surface. The "base" has a slight swelling like a regular long green onion. Where the roots are supposed to be looks a very little like the tuberose beginning of a chive root. It then goes on to have just a bunch of regular roots like a long green onion. By the way, when it "separates", it does it by letting a "shoot" out from the base of the stalk. It grows under the dry, silverish skin, bursts through, and eventually separates far enough from the parent to contribute to the circle shape.

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