Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Alternate days (stop 2 weeks before harvest)
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in seedling tray
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Transplant the seedlings in 25-30 days
Space the seeds at 30cm by 15 cm
Harvest 60-65 days from transplanting
Good things take time and care
My green onion plant is growing but isn’t forming any bulbs.
For dumb formation, your plant needs to be healthy and receive sufficient nutrients and water in its growing stages. Make sure you are using a good sowing medium and providing fertilisers whenever necessary and watering your plant regularly. Another reason you onion plant isn’t forming any bulbs is too much nitrogen in the soil.
Why are my green onion seedlings wilting?
Over watering coupled with a soil that is not well drained leads to wilting of seedlings. Make sure you are never over - watering your onion plant.
Why are my green onion seeds not germinating?
A lot of factors like, soil temperature, watering schedule and sunlight affect the germination process of your onion seeds. For example, with cool soil temperatures, your seeds will take longer to germinate. Whereas with warmer soil temperatures your onion seeds will germinate within 6 - 8 days.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
You should definitely make green onion a part of your diet and we are going to tell you why. To start off, green onions are very low in calories. Despite of having low calories, green onion is loaded with fibre which aids digestion. It also contains Vitamin A and C which can help boost your immunity. Being an excellent source of Vitamin A and carotenoids, green onion/scallion is an excellent food for your eye health. Green onion also contains sulphur which can help lower your blood pressure.
The green onion/scallion is made up mostly of water! A cup of green onion/scallion contains only about 33 calories. Green onion is rich invitamins A, C and K and minerals such as iron and magnesium. It is also an excellent source of fibre. A cup of green onion makes up for about 10% of your daily fibre needs. How impressive is that?
1.Legend has it that during the Saxton battle in 640 AD, Welsh Saint David advised the soldiers to wear leek in their hats so as to be able to distinguish their colleagues from their enemies. This is why the leek is one of the emblems of Wales.
2.The origin of leek is traced to central Asia.
3.Leeks were popular in ancient Egyptian, Roman and Greek cuisines.
Onions do not need too much water. Water your potted Red Onion plant every alternate day in winter.
Yes, every 15 days after transplanting your onion plant, apply balanced liquid fertilisers or handful of vermicompost to each plant.
Onions grow well in full sunlight, so choose a location which receives plenty of sunlight.
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