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Red Onion Seeds

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Red onion is used extensively in all cuisines within India and is a vegetable that truly belongs in your kitchen garden. Low in calories and packed with nutrients like Pyridoxine, Foliate, B Vitamin and antioxidants, red onions are linked with health benefits such as reducing inflammation, reducing high blood pressure and decreasing cholesterol levels.

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight

    Light

    Full Sunlight

  • Water Once A Week

    Watering

    Alternate days (stop 2 weeks before harvest)

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Balcony or terrace

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    8-9 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    All seasons

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in seedling tray

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Transplant the seedlings in 30-35 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Space the seedlings at 15cm by 7cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest in 100-110 days from sowing

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the

Sowing

  • Red Onion seeds can be sown throughout the year, but it is best grown in winters.
  • Fill a well-draining seedling tray with cocopeat if you are growing them indoors and fine soil if you are growing them outdoors.
  • Sow 2-3 onion seeds per cup, take care to not sow it in too deep, and cover it with a light sprinkling of soil. Water immediately with a spray or mist to keep the growing medium moist at all times.
  • Keep the seedling tray indoors till the seeds germinate. To encourage germination, place the seed tray in a box or cover it with paper for first 4-5 days.
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium

Caring

  • Once the seeds germinate in 6-8 days, put the uncovered tray in an area with partial sun
  • From the second week, the seedlings will grow into a plant. At this stage, retain one seedling per cup and trim away the undergrowing ones.
  • Transplant your seedlings, with the root balls, to larger pots (12 inches or more) or raised beds (3 feet apart) 30-35 days after sowing. The growing medium should be well draining mix of 2 part garden soil & 1 part Organic Manure. Or, 1 part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
  • The plants like full winter sun with alternate day of watering near the rots. Also, stop watering Onion plants 2 weeks before harvesting when leaves start to turn yellow.
  • Feed the plant every 15 days with vermicompost or a balance fertiliser
  • The onion bulbs will be ready for harvest 110-120 days from sowing. Dry the bulbs before storing
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

My 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 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 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.

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

Apart from being a delicious addition to your food, onions are a great source of vitamin C, sulphuric compounds, flavonoids, and phytochemicals. Onions are also packed with antioxidants that can help your body fight inflammation. Certain studies have also shown that eating onions can help in reducing your blood sugar levels. Onions are also a good source of probiotics and fibre which can help keep your gut healthy.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

Loaded with flavour and nutrients but low on calories, the red onion is a wonderful vegetable. A medium onion contains as little as 44 calories. Onion do not compensate on nutrients. Onions are high in Vit And B Vitamins like folate and pyridoxine. Onions also are a good source of potassium and fibre.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

1.The skin of red onions is used as dye.

2.Onions have been traced back to 5000 B.C. by archaeologists.

3.Onions were worshipped by Egyptians.

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    Very good service. Parcel was packed very well and delivered on time.

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    more than happy with the quality of seeds and the yeild i am getting..... the colour of the onions are so refreshing

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Frequently Asked Questions

How often should I water my onion plant?

Onions do not need too much water. Water your potted Red Onion plant every alternate day in winter.

Should I fertilize my onion plant?

Yes, every 15 days after transplanting your onion plant, apply balanced liquid fertilisers or handful of vermicompost to each plant.

How much sunlight does onion need?

Onions grow well in full sunlight, so choose a location which receives plenty of sunlight.

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