Scientific Name: Allium Cepa
Description: The onion comes from the Asian continent. The world’s largest producer of this food is China. It is a food with numerous benefits to our health. It is also the main condiment used by most people.
- Improves circulation,
- Prevents skin ageing,
- Controls blood glucose,
- Has anti-inflammatory action.
Planting Tips: Sowing is usually done in sowing and transplanting the seedlings to the final site occurs between 5 to 8 weeks after sowing. Germination usually occurs between one and two weeks.
Soil: The soil should be fertile, rich in organic matter and well drained.
Exposure / Temperature: Direct sun for a few hours a day.
Irrigation: Water the soil frequently to keep it moist during plant growth. Decrease the frequency of watering when the bulbs are growing.
Harvest: The time to harvest will depend on several factors. When the onion branch is quite large it means that the root is too.
Life cycle: Biennial.