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BarneybBarneyb Posts: 24

I have some onion sets which seem to be performing well. I have also grown some onions from seed. They are now about the size of small spring onions.

I need to know what to do with the seedlings next. I can't plant them as I do the sets so how should I plant them so that the final grown onion bulbs are about half way into the ground at the time I want to harvest them. I have grown them in pots and now need to transplant them? Any advice appreciated. image



  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,391

    Hi Barney, just plant them out so that the soil is at the same level as it is now in the pots.  They will sort themselves out.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • Tropical SamTropical Sam Posts: 1,488

    I love how quickly Onion grow from seed - am always shocked that a tiny seed can grow into a large onion in months. You tranfer the onions into the ground with most of the bulb showing. Take care not to disturb the roots, so dig a hole and plant with all the soil. Sunny a spot as possible and keep watering. Easy.

  • BarneybBarneyb Posts: 24

    Thank you so much appreciated image

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