Can Bearded Dragons Eat Green Onions?

Green onions are used in many different culinary dishes around the world and are a popular vegetable.

So can bearded dragons eat green onions?

Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, calcium, phosphorus, water, protein, fat, sugar, and fibre content is of most interest when it comes to bearded dragons.

Another thing of importance is the calcium:phosphorus ratio as for every part phosphorus, there needs to be another part calcium if not more. From 1:1 to 2:1 is ideal as far as bearded dragons are concerned.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 166 kJ (40 kcal)
Carbohydrates
9.34 g
Sugars 4.24 g
Dietary fiber 1.7 g
Fat
0.1 g
Protein
1.1 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (4%) 0.046 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (2%) 0.027 mg
Niacin (B3) (1%) 0.116 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(2%) 0.123 mg
Vitamin B6 (9%) 0.12 mg
Folate (B9) (5%) 19 μg
Vitamin C (9%) 7.4 mg
Minerals
Calcium (2%) 23 mg
Iron (2%) 0.21 mg
Magnesium (3%) 10 mg
Manganese (6%) 0.129 mg
Phosphorus (4%) 29 mg
Potassium (3%) 146 mg
Zinc (2%) 0.17 mg
Other constituents
Water 89.11 g
Fluoride 1.1 µg

source wikipedia

As you can see, the calcium:phosphorus ratio of green onions is quite disproportionate. They are also quite acidic.

This means that cant eat them at all. Green onions are extremely acidic to bearded dragons and will harm them if eaten.

A food to avoid.