bolting onions

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Rosaleen Carvill Staff asked 9 years ago

Some of the onions planted have bolted . Can you suggest why this should happen. Do I remove them or let them grow on . Are they edible?

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Gerry Daly


Sometimes onions bolt due to the trigger of cold weather in spring. They are generally not used as the stem gets tough and the bulb shrivels.

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