How to Grow Onions

Onions rejoice in rich, open soil and moist conditions.

How to Grow Onions

Botanical Name: Allium cepa
Plant Type: Hardy Biennial

The onion, Allium cepa, is one of the more traditional vegetables grown in this country. It is a member of the family Amaryllidaceae, which are generally biennial plants, producing large bulbs as an energy store over winter and flowering the following spring. Its closest relatives i...

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