The tops are usually quite small, a few mm in diameter, sometimes a cm but this year, they are the size of shallots.
And this is also the year that I got garlic that did not split:
I usually note if something strange happens and this is it.
We didn't have much frost last winter; can it be something as simple as frost that makes such a huge difference to our perennial crops?
I shall eat some of the Walking Onions, I mean it's a bonus as usually they are not worth peeling let alone eating; and I'll sow one large and one small and see what happens. But I am liking this new style Walking Onion alot.