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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Living In: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
patticakes43 is asking: (3 answers)
Okay...new question then off to cook. Can I place the bottoms of green onions back in water and they will keep growing? Sorry for the craziness. I don't cook with fresh herbs too often, but trying to be better about that.

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Last updated: Mar. 6, 2013 1:53 pm
Posted: Mar. 6, 2013 1:42 pm
 
Answered by: Elaine
Mar. 6, 2013 1:44 pm
Yes they will continue to grow.
 
Answered by: manella
Mar. 6, 2013 1:46 pm
Patticakes43,it's a bulb not a root,so it won't keep growing.You can keep it in the water,that is how my daughter keeps hers.Don't leave them to long,they get slimy.I just wrap mine in a piece of paper towel and keep in the fridge.Hope this helps.Happy cooking.
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iceemama
Mar. 6, 2013 1:49 pm
Supposedly you can put the in water and they will grow new tops. I tried it and ended up with slime and I did change out the water. It is always on pinterest but it didn't work for me.
 
manella
Mar. 6, 2013 1:50 pm
Patticakes43,i stand corrected,my husband tells me they can grow roots.Sorry about that,i just learned something new.Who knew:)
 
nanny129
Mar. 6, 2013 1:50 pm
i grow them all winter this way(on the kitchen bar)- change water every other day:-)- you can do it in the fridge -they grow slower
 
linda2d
Mar. 6, 2013 1:53 pm
I had lackluster results but it did work. It's definitely worth trying.
 
Answered by: nanny129
Mar. 6, 2013 1:51 pm
http://holidaysparkle.blogspot.com/2013/02/how-to-grow-green-onions.html
 
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