How to Regrow Green Onions in Water

One of the great things about nature is its ability to reproduce! Here’s how to regrow green onions in water to get a never-ending supply of green and perky scallions!

All you need is green onion chopped down to their roots, water, and a windowsill to help them grow! No green thumb required! Pinky swear!

Day 1

After you use the stalks of your green onion, set the white bulbs with roots in a small glass of water. Use enough water to cover the bulbs of the onion. Place the glass or jar in a sunny spotĀ and watch them grow! Change the water daily.

How to Regrow Green Onions in Water - Day 1 |

Day 2

I woke up early to check on my “babies” and they grew a smidgen overnight! They are well on their way… (BTW, you don’t need to put a rubberband around them. I did that for ease of photographing)

How to Regrow Green Onions in Water - Day 2 |

Day 4

Look how much they have grown! They are really beginning to sprout!

How to Regrow Green Onions in Water - Day 4 |

Day 7

After one week, the green onions regrew to nearly their full size!

How to Regrow Green Onions in Water - Day 7 |

Chop ’em off and regrow them again–it’s your own ongoing food supply. These babies are like the Energizer bunny…they just keep growing and growing and growing.

How to Regrow Green Onions in Water - Your never ending supply of scallions!

About Jen

Jen is owner, author, and creative mind behind Bakerette. Jen eats a vegan diet and recently converted Bakerette to a plant-based website that offers a smattering of healthful recipes! Jen is author of the cookbook Festive Feasts: Meals and Memories from Halloween to Christmas, which can be purchased online at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.


  1. This is awesome! Cannot wait to try it!

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