Growing onions may just save you a fortune on your grocery bill! If you are an avid onion eater, this growing guide will help you begin propagating onions. Grow in containers, or in a garden bed. These vegetables do well in either! Learn everything you need to know about growing and caring for these delicious, versatile little vegetables. Growing them isn’t as hard as you might think it is!
Grow Zone: Begin growing in zones 4-10.
Water and Sun Needs: Onions like areas of full sun, and regular waterings.
Average Size: Under 6 inches- 3 feet tall, onions can be 1-5 inches wide.
Plant Type: Vegetable
Special Features: This is an extremely cold-hardy and it even grows well in containers.
How to Get Started: Start growing onions in the sunniest part of your garden! Make sure your soil PH levels are between 6.0 and 6.8 for optimal onion growth. Soil should be kept moist until bulbs have fully sprouted. These plants hate the drought, but can be revived if dead!
When to Harvest: These can be harvested whenever, it just depends on how big you like them! Harvest plants early if you want “scallions.” If not, harvest when the tops of the leaves turn yellow for deliciously juicy onions!
What to Plant It With: Plant with other vegetables like carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, and even garlic.
If you follow these tips and tricks, you will have big, beautiful vegetables in no time. Don’t ignore these wonderful tips and tricks. Follow our tips and get gardening today!