Japanese Onions

madferret(UK 8b-9a)October 15, 2011

Hello. I'm going to plant some japanese onions and I haven't a clue how deep to plant them or what spacing, they'll be in a container of some sort so I could do with planting them as dense as possible.

Also how deep does the container need to be.

Regards

Nick

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randy41_1

what variety are you growing? i grow nabechan which is seed i bought from johnnys. the roots can extend 6-8" below the bulb.
are you planting seed? i grow it in 6 rows per 30" bed. i thin them by harvesting the biggest ones first.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2011 at 7:00AM
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madferret(UK 8b-9a)

I'm not too sure of the type TBH but I'll be growing from sets.

How deep do you plant them?

Regards
Nick

    Bookmark   October 23, 2011 at 7:45AM
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randy41_1

the only experience i have with sets is for regular onions. when you say japanese onions i think of bunching onions/scallions. when i plant sets i plant them about an inch deep so they are covered.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2011 at 8:50AM
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