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Article: Ornamental Onions Part 2 - the Fall Planted/Spring Blooming Types: Edible?

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JenT
Columbus, OH

May 23, 2010
11:14 AM

Post #7819955

I have several ornamental allium of the droopy flower variety. I wanted to move them and they have produced tons of little bulbs/onions. I fear I'll have them growing in their original space for years to come as I'll never find all the little pearls when I dig them up! So my question is, are these bulbs edible just like pearl onions??

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Todd_Boland
St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)



May 23, 2010
4:11 PM

Post #7820726

I am not sure...native americans ate prairie onion, but I would not take the chance on eating the ornamental ones.

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