When Are Onions Ready to Harvest? - Ep. 203

Just Grow Something | The "Why" Behind the "How" of Gardening

18-06-2024 • 25 mins

I posted a video last week on TikTok and Reels about how to tell if your onions are ready to harvest and there was a lot of feedback. Onions are one of those crops that can take a long time to master and, even then, getting a good harvest can be hit or miss. Which is probably why that video got the response it did.

Today on Just Grow Something we’ll go over how to tell if your onions are ready to harvest, when you should wait, and when you should pull them early based on the conditions of the plant. We’ll also talk about what can go wrong with onions causing them to either bolt prematurely or never get to the size we’d hoped. There are lots of intricacies to successfully growing onions but once we understand the things they rely on to produce, it does get easier. A little. Let’s dig in!

References and Resources:

Ep. 114 - Planting Onions to Overwinter

Ep. 133 - Growing Onions


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