Georgia Sweet onions going to seed already!

heirloomjunkie(5a)May 17, 2010

I bought a bunch of onion transplants and planted them a couple of months ago. Most of them aren't very big so far, but one is a lot bigger and is going to seed, starting to form the stalk and flower. Should I cut this off? Harvest the onion? Will bolting hurt onions?

If I leave that one to go to seed, can I use the seed?



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1. Georgia sweets are Bonnies market name for the Hybrid Yellow Granex. It is a short day onion, typically grown in the winter here. Not suitable in the northern states.
2. once they bolt, quality is severly impacted. Best used as green onions.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2010 at 3:34PM
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