Allium chinense (Rakkyo or Chinese Scallion)Allium chinense (Rakkyo or Chinese Scallion)

Allium chinense (Rakkyo or Chinese Scallion)

Our Ref No : 4494 £2.99 Stock : 5
Size: 9 cm

An evergreen, bulb with stiff green stalks and small, purple, autumn-blooming flowers. Grown for its edible bulbs and leaves , which may be eaten raw or cooked. Flowers can also be used as a garnish. Very tolerant but prefers a sunny rich spot
Common NameChinese Scallion Chinese Onion
Height15-30 cm (6-12")
Soil TypeAll
Soil pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
AspectSun
HardinessHardy
Flowering TimeSpring to Summer
Plants for PollinatorsPlants for Pollinators
Bee FriendlyBee Friendly
Butterfly FriendlyButterfly Friendly
Flower ColourPurple
An evergreen member of this lovely family. Interesting for both its ornamental and culinary uses. Flowers arise from attractive buds during late autumn, lilac and starry. They are held on stems 15-20cm tall and add a touch of something to the autumn garden. Can be eaten raw or cooked so an excellent all round plant. Prefers a sunny well drained site. Good for dry conditions.
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An evergreen member of this lovely family. Interesting for both its ornamental and culinary uses. Flowers arise from attractive buds during late autumn, lilac and starry. They are held on stems 15-20cm tall and add a touch of something to the autumn garden. Can be eaten raw or cooked so an excellent all round plant. Prefers a sunny well drained site. Good for dry conditions.

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