Onions Forming Seed Heads - Knowledgebase Question

Name: raymond domaleski
Nutley, NJ
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Question by rayski41
June 6, 2000
my onions are doing fine.is it ok to snip off the tips where the seed heads are forming? thank yoy very much--ray

Answer from NGA
June 6, 2000
Unfortunately, once an onion flowers, you should harvest and use it as
soon as possible. If left to grow, the bulb gets tough, thin
and off-flavor. Sometimes onions will flower due to fluctuating temperatures, or perhaps because they were planted at the wrong time for that particular type of onion.

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