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How to grow green onions in winter on the windowsill so they don't get bitter

Alina MilsentLife
Onions can grow in water or soil

It is very easy to grow green onions on a windowsill. It is very unpretentious and sometimes just a glass of water is enough.

However, not everyone knows that improper cultivation of onions greatly affects their taste. OBOZREVATEL figured out how to grow delicious green onions without the taste of bitterness.

Where to grow onions

Onions are not something to be trifled with. It will germinate perfectly even in a plastic glass of water. But keep in mind that in this case, its taste will not be the best. Onions can be very bitter, which will spoil any dish.

Gardening experts advise preparing a special mixture. To do this, mix soil, sawdust, and peat in equal proportions. The option with soil, sand, and peat is also suitable.

At what temperature to grow onions

A comfortable temperature of 16-18°C is enough for the plant. Optimal temperatures are 18-20°C during the day and 13-15°C at night.

Onions do not need too much heat.

How much lighting is required

When the feathers of green onions begin to lighten and stretch, you can add lighting, but not more than for 2-3 hours. Experts also advise lowering the temperature but without significant drops.

How to make onions germinate faster

Gardeners usually cut off the neck of the onion and clean it from dense scales.

Before planting, it is recommended to warm the plant up a bit, and then pour it with warm water.

How to grow green onions in winter on the windowsill so they don't get bitter

Do onions need fertilization

If onions grow in their natural environment, they are usually given a root feeding.

But onions planted on the windowsill do not need additional fertilization. Then the green stalks can grow brittle and light.

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