I've had walking or potato onions for 4 years and never paid much attention to them other than to give them away to friends and neighbors. Now they take up a huge part of garden I want for flowers.
I am harvesting the bulb in the ground and using for shallots. But my question is how can I keep/store all the babies that were on the tips? Is it too early to dry and store in the basement? In the refrigerator for awhile? I must have at least 200 "starts" and don't want to waste them or plant them again. I can't believe the price when you buy them online. Suggestions?
thyme: I don't have your answer, but I would suggest you post this question in the bulb forum or vegetable forum.
My suggestion would be to treat them as bulbs and place them in a cool, dry place until they are ready to be planted. If you have access to sawdust, that would be good or perhaps some shredded paper or crumpled newspaper.