Welsh onion

Allium fistulosum


The thick stemmed, clump forming herb has a good onion flavour for culinary purposes and the attractive flower heads are used in flower arrangements. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)
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9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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Sale price£2.80
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In stock (62 plants), ready to be dispatched

Description

  • Forms a clump
  • Flowers use for dried flower arrangements
  • Stay green for majority of year
  • Edible flowers

Also known as ‘bunching onion’, this herb has the same flavour as onion although it doesn’t produce a big bulb. The long stems are hollow and produce a creamy white type chive like flower on top; it is often grown just for its ornamental value.

Plant care

  • Height: 30-60cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun/shade
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flowering period: July - August

Reliably perennial and hardy, Welsh onions cope well with some shade and  prefer a rich fertile soil. At the base of each plant is a small bulb which multiplies producing a satisfying clump for harvesting throughout the summer.

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