With the help of this plant cooked dishes become tastier and more appetizing, there are a lot of ascorbic acid in it. In order to create immunity from viral and catarrhal diseases for your family in winter and spring, it is important to know how to grow onions in greens.
What types and varieties of onions can bring abundant greens
Growing onions for greens in a greenhouse or greenhouse makes it possible, regardless of the season, to submit fresh greens to the table, add it to your favorite dishes and enjoy the spring taste and aroma, and also receive a charge of vitamins that are so useful in winter and springtime.
Important! Knowing how to grow onions for greens, you can create additional income that can bring at least a small but stable profit throughout all seasons.
Almost every caring hostess knows how to plant onions on greens on their own. For useful greens, onions are planted in a container that is pre-filled with soil mixture, or sprouted onions can be dipped in containers filled with water. In this case, water should be regularly poured to the roots were covered with liquid. But if it is planned to plant onions on a large scale, it is useful to know how and when to plant onions on greens in a greenhouse or greenhouse. In open soil, the seed is lowered into the gap from mid-spring to early autumn.
Buying varieties of onions for greens, it is recommended to check its quality. To do this, the onion should be cut in half.
Such measures are carried out to find out the number of primordia in it. If only one bud is found, the plant will not be pleased with the harvest.
Most often, to plant onions on greens, acquire the following varieties:
- Black Prince,
The most common varieties of onions
The most preferred varieties of onion seeds for planting on greens are:
Any of these species can be planted not only in the greenhouse, but also at home, in a container way, to grow onion seeds for greens.
How to grow onions on greens in open soil
Different varieties of plants are grown in a similar way. Planting material is a multi-onion, which in size does not exceed 4 centimeters. It is planted in the open ground in autumn, about a few weeks before the first frost occurs, or you can plant such a bow in spring.
Important! Before you land, you need to soak the onion in warm water for a day, then you should cut the tip off them.
Using such procedures, it is possible to accelerate the growth of green feathers, to increase the yield by half.
Growing plants is carried out by the bridge method. It consists in dense planting of bulbs to each other, roots down. Another method is tape. During planting in this way, the leveling of the bed is carried out, the distance between the bulbs increases to 4 cm. When the onions are planted in the fall, experts advise to pour a layer of manure or humus on top. In the spring, the fertilizer is removed, a film frame is installed above the bed.
How to grow onions from seed
It is possible to plant onions on greens with the help of seeds. But this option needs more time consuming. In terms of financial costs, such planting is cheaper than the previous version, especially if perennial onion varieties are planted.
When to plant onions? In order for the green feathers to grow in spring, the onion seeds are dipped in the ground in the second decade of July. Soil preparation is carried out before planting. It should be carefully plowed and fertilized with fertilizers. Before sowing, the bed should be leveled, slightly compacted. Planting material is sown in rows, observing the distance between rows of 40 cm. When the first seedlings appear, it should be thinned.
Sowing seeds for the winter, you need to properly prepare the plant for the winter. To do this, mulch the soil with straw or peat. In the spring, when the snow melts, you can get the first bunches of lush greenery.
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Planting onions in greenhouses in greenhouses or greenhouse
In the period from mid-autumn to mid-spring, it is possible to grow onions in greenhouses, from late winter to early May it is more convenient to grow a plant in greenhouses. Landing is carried out only with the help of the bridge option. For sowing choose annual or biennial seedlings or seeds. The bulbs are recommended to soak in warm water, then they are laid on the ground. Top sprinkled with a large number of peat or compost, humus. If the tops were cut off the tops, it is not necessary to cover it with earth in greenhouse conditions.
Crop in large quantities freaks out, if the onion is planted in containers with compost, humus or peat. After the landing, the boxes or other containers are poured from above with soil; wooden tanks are placed on each other for several weeks. This makes it possible to functionally use the space in the greenhouse for planting other vegetable crops.
A few weeks after planting, boxes or other containers are distributed by sprouts throughout the room. It is necessary to control the air temperature. The most optimal is + 19ºС. For all the time the plant is grown, it is necessary to water it at least four times. Between irrigation, the culture is fed with mineral fertilizers. It is better not to use chemical fertilizers when growing onions. Cut the crop of green feathers when they grow up to 40 centimeters.
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Gallery: onions on greens (15 photos)