How Do Onions Reproduce?

How Do Onions Reproduce

Onion, also called common onion or bulb onion belongs to the genus allium and is one of the most widely cultivated vegetables on the planet. Though you can’t imagine cooking without onions, have you ever stopped to wonder where an onion comes from? How do onions reproduce?  Continue reading, and you’ll learn all about how …

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Do Onions Grow Underground

Do Onions Grow Underground

Before growing onions, a common question that might pop in your mind is do onions grow underground or above the ground? Is it a root vegetable like carrots, beets, and radishes or is it an above-ground vegetable like tomatoes, peas, pepper, and squashes? The question isn’t a simple one. Onions produce edible parts both above …

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6 Onion Plant Diseases And How To Prevent Them

onion plant diseases

Onion is a herbaceous biennial grown for its edible bulb. They’re one of the most commonly cultivated vegetables since they are so important in culinary use in almost every culture. While there aren’t many pests that will bother your onion crop since their pungency naturally deters insects, there are some diseases that you should keep …

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7 Epic Giant Onion Varieties – Grow To Wow!

Giant Onion Varieties

The best part about growing onions is that you can explore new varieties, with unique flavors and versatile uses each season. There are some varieties that will produce the most impressive bulbs, big enough to brag about among friends and neighbors.  Top 7 Giant Onion Varieties Here’s a list of giant onion varieties to grow …

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Growing Onions In Containers

Growing Onions In Containers

Onion is a key ingredient in almost every dish you cook! No wonder it’s widely cultivated across the globe and easily available in almost every grocery store. Nevertheless, gardeners like growing their own in home gardens for the superior flavors and nutrients.  Even if you have limited gardening space, onions are among the vegetables that …

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How Deep To Plant Onion Bulbs

How deep to plant onion bulbs

Onions are easy to grow, especially from sets, and can produce a good crop with little care. Nevertheless, harvesting those flawless large bulbs takes a bit of expertise that many novice gardeners fail to offer. Even the seemingly insignificant details, such as the planting depth, can make all the difference in setting the fate of …

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How Long Do Onions Take To Grow?

How Long Do Onions Take To Grow

Onions are very productive crops that can yield a handsome harvest in minimum space and with minimum effort. How long do onions take to grow? That depends on the variety you plant and how you start the plants, the growing time will vary significantly. There are different ways to start onions, transplants, seeds, and sets, …

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Long VS Short Day Onions – How To Choose?

long vs short day onions

Onions are classified by the number of daylight hours they require to grow bulbs. These are called long-day and short-day onions. Both these varieties are suited to different climates based on the length of daylight that the region offers them. When choosing onion cultivars to grow in your garden, it’s worth understanding the differences between …

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Why Are Your Onion Bulbs Not Growing?

Onion Bulbs Not Growing

Onion sets are easy to grow and are generally ready for harvest in about 2 to 3 months, depending on the variety. They demand little care and are less susceptible to diseases and pests. However, there are still some problems that might bother onion growers. Once you plant onion sets in the soil, you expect …

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