Onions, Folding or Cutting Seed Head

Anonymous added on May 5, 2013 | Answered

I was told folding over the seed stalk to frustrate seed formation directs more of the plant's energy to bulb formation. Is there any truth to this? Sometimes, the stalk breaks entirely, probably not a good thing. What about snipping off the flower head at its apex?

Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
Answered on May 6, 2013

If your onions are starting to flower, then they are past their prime. Once the onions start flowering, most of the sugars rush up to the flower making the onion kinda tarty not so much sweet. good luck! They make pretty blooms

Was this answer useful?
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Onions

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.