Egyptian Walking Onions

Eagleridge Seeds

Egyptian Walking Onions
Egyptian Walking Onions
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This ancient perennial variety dates back to the time of the Pharaohs. This is a top set type, which produces seed in the form of tiny onions or bulbils. During mid-summer, each plant sends up a tall stalk with a cluster of these onions on top. When the stalk dries down, it will fall over or “walk” bringing the bulbils to soil level. The rains of autumn will cause these to sprout and form new plants. We harvest and collect these bulbils, cure them, bring them indoors where they can be stored for many months. They can be planted in early autumn on the coast and early spring everywhere else. Planting depth is 1 inch and 6 inches apart. This onion produces fresh greens in spring and fall and shallot size bulbs with a strong flavour. Cover with straw or leaves for winter protection. Package contains 5 bulbils.

Walking Onions are shipped after harvest and curing is complete. The best time to order is August for fall planting. They are perishable subject to freezing in transit so the spring season starts again once danger of Frost is past in your location.


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Shipping Information

** We currently only ship to Canada. ** Sorry USA + International, we are working on a solution to streamline shipping to you.

When an order is placed it is processed within two weeks maximum. Packages are sent with Canada post standard mail. 


Shipping and Handling Rates within Canada

Purchase Quantity

Shipping Rate

1 to 5 packages


6 to 20


21 to 36


37 to 50


50 + $26.50

Contact us directly for wholesale inquiries:

About our Seed Packets

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We use simple thick Kraft paper envelopes and sealed plastic bags to protect seeds from light and moisture. They are shipped in bubble wrap envelopes for extra protection. Store them in a cool dry place in this packaging for an extended shelf life.

Approximate Seed Count per Package:

  • Tomatoes- 15-20 seeds
  • Endangered Tomatoes- 10-15 seeds or noted
  • Peppers- 15 seeds
  • Endangered Peppers- 10 seeds
  • Herbs- 25-30 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Flowers- 25-30 seeds
  • Melons- 15 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Cabbage- 20 seeds
  • Broccoli- 40 - 50 seeds
  • Perennial Broccoli - 20 seeds
  • Celery- 40 seeds
  • Chard- 35 seeds
  • Shallots- 35-40 seeds
  • Onions- 25 seeds
  • Earth Chestnut- 25 seeds
  • Beans- 20 seeds or noted
  • Greens- 30-40 seeds or noted
  • Parsley- 50 seeds
  • Walking Onions- 5 bulbils 
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