Growing Instructions for Onion
Season: Cool-season crop, early spring or fall.
Soil: Well-draining, fertile soil, pH 6.0-7.0.
Planting: Direct sow seeds or transplant sets ½-1 inch deep, 4-6 inches apart in rows 12-18 inches apart.
Watering: Keep soil evenly moist, especially during bulb formation.
Sunlight: Full sun.
Fertilization: Moderate fertilization with balanced nutrients.
Thinning: Thin young seedlings if needed, leaving space for bulb development.
Harvest: About 90-120 days after planting, when tops have dried and bulbs have matured.
Nutrition (per 100g):
- Calories: Approx. 40 kcal.
- Carbohydrates: Mainly fiber and sugars.
- Vitamins: Contains vitamin C and B vitamins.
- Minerals: Source of potassium and phosphorus.