tree onion


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Noun1.Tree onion - type of perennial onion grown chiefly as a curiosity or for early salad onionstree onion - type of perennial onion grown chiefly as a curiosity or for early salad onions; having bulbils that replace the flowers
Allium cepa, onion plant, onion - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
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From Egyptian or Tree Onion to Melon Pears, New Zealand Yams and more, GROWING UNUSUAL VEGETABLES: WEIRD AND WONDERFUL VEGETABLES AND HOW TO GROW THEM holds no fancy color photos: just plenty of practical, applied details gardeners will appreciate.
Telephone 01343 812934 or 07444806075 | Does anyone know where I can find any tree onions? I Dean, Shrewsbury Road, Stafford, ST17 4DL | I have a doll in traditional Japanese costume which is more than 50 years old and in need of some delicate tender loving care.
They are also sold as tree onions and bulb onions and that would be the end of the story except I was asked this week if you could eat them.