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Welsh onion

The perennial onion, Allium cepa perutile. Leaves are cropped, leaving the plant to grow. Similar to, but smaller than, the Japanese bunching onion, Allium fistulosum. Also sometimes used as an alternative name for the leek.

Composition /100 g: (edible portion 65%) water 90.5 g, 142 kJ (34 kcal), protein 1.9 g, fat 0.4 g, carbohydrate 6.5 g, ash 0.7 g, Ca 18mg, Fe 1.2mg, Mg 23mg, P 49mg, K 212mg, Na 17mg, Zn 0.5mg, Cu 0.1mg, Mn 0.1mg, Se 0.6μg, vitamin A 58μg RE, B1 0.05mg, B2 0.09mg, niacin 0.4mg, B6 0.07mg, folate 16μg, pantothenate 0.2mg, C 27mg.