Onion plant grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Allium also known as Bulb Onion, Onion plant is a perennial plant because the vegetative reproduction of the bulbs, the bulb is biennial and grown as annual plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate , some cultivars also grow tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-12.
Leaves are narrow and hollow grow in radial growth, leaves grow in groups linked together.
Flowers small the color is white the flower grow on hollow stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape.
Onion plant bulb
Bulb is made from layers that grow in radial round shape the layers color can be: white, yellow or purple.
Onion plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Onion plant growing and care:
Mulch, rich soil, well drain soil, free of rocks, nitrogen
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Bulb Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No, but possible Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Spring, summer / Autumn depend on the cultivars Planting season: Onion plant fly, Onion plant thrips Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season How to prune: Stem of inflorescence Size of the plant? Bulb 1-10 cm (0.3-4 inches), leaves 10-50 cm (4-20 inches) Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower White flowers grow in inflorescence on hollow stem Thinning the bloom: Recommend to thinning the stem unless you want the seeds Pollination is done by: Bees Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: All year Two possibility separate leaves or all the leaves of the plant (better all together with the bulb) How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Leaves are narrow and hollow grow in radial growth, leaves grow in groups linked together Uses of Onion plant leaves: Eaten raw, cooked, spice, herbs Edible Roots The bulb is made from layers that grow in radial round shape the layers color can be: white, yellow or purple Information about Bulb: When to pull up Bulb: Summer / Autumn Uses of Onion plant bulb Eaten raw, cooked, spice, salad : Vegetative Reproduction Vegetative Reproduction Method: Bulbs All year Preferred time for vegetative reproduction: If the bulb is fully grow, in the beginning of the season it grows the roots Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction: The same as fully grown plants, sometimes more water Treatment for vegetative reproduction: Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Deciduous, Evergreen, Geophyte, Herbaceous, Leaf plant, Perennial plant
Requirements for watering the plant:
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible leaves, Edible Roots
Cooked, Eaten raw, Herbs, Salad, Spices