The Egyptian walking onion is a unique form of onion plant that produces outward bulbs, and eventually creates new plants as these external bulbs reach down to the soil and sprout roots of their own. Although the plant duplicates itself, it is not invasive and its growth is easily managed. Like most onion plants, Egyptian walking onions are edible. Egyptian walking onions are perennial plants, and they should be planted after spring and before the first frost of the year for best results. These low-maintenance plants will thrive in direct sunlight and prefer a porous soil that stays moist rather than soggy.
- I learned there is such a thing as Egyptian onions.
- The Egyptian onions grow seasonally, so there is no need to replant them.
- The plants sound like they are going to show up again no matter what.
“Egyptian onions are perennial and they will eventually walk across your garden.”