Amaryllidaceae Allium cepa L. x A. fistulosum L., 4N
Source: Magness et al. 1971
This is a multiplier onion, produced by breeding, similar in culture to the Welsh or Japanese bunching, which see. It is the bunching onion mainly grown in the U.S., and is marketed as a green onion.
Production in the U.S.: No separate data. 12,071 acres all green onions reported, 1959 census.
Use: Salads, and as flavoring in culinary cookery.
Part of plant consumed: Leaves and young bulblets.