Preparing for spring planting onions

Planting spring onions can collect high yields. However, in order to culture is not exposed to diseases is necessary to choose the right plant material and process it.
Before planting drench bow in water

Use wood ashes

 A few days before planting onions in the ground is necessary to dusting wood ashes. This action enables you to get rid of possible larvae and diseases. Also wood ash contains a large amount of nitrogen, therefore, this treatment will also act as fertilizer.


 To handle bow must boil a liter of water. Cool the liquid and add 2 tablespoons of salt. Stir and put the Onion. Leave for 2 hours. Drain water and slightly dry planting material. Not recommended to use wet onion for planting – it can lead to rot.

The use of manganese

 manganese solution disinfects planting material and saturates necessary minerals. Also such soaking method onion activates growth and eliminates harmful insect larvae.

Soak bow in potassium permanganate

Note!To use the need to make a light solution of potassium permanganate.

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The liquid should have a light shade of pink. Bow was placed in water for 3 hours after once landing on a bed.

How to plant onions

Before planting onions you need to properly prepare the site. Preference should be given to public areas which are well illuminated by the sun.

Important!Groundwater should not be placed close to the surface.

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spring onions landing process carried out by the following scheme:

  • section should be prepared in the fall, for it removes all the weeds and stones.
  • section carefully dig up, and leveled using a rake.
  • humus amended;
  • a few days in the spring before planting the soil is necessary to refresh and fluff using a rake;
  • to make a small hole and Onion to plant in the ground;
  • sprinkle a little soil and compacted.

The distance between bulbs should not be less than 15 cm, it is necessary to ensure that the culture could be developed, consuming all the nutrients you need. The distance between the rows must be at least 20 cm. This will facilitate the maintenance of the plant during the growth period.


Carrying out processing of planting material before planting can not only reduce the risk of disease, but also increases the quantity of the crop. Material that passes faster processing procedure gives germs and saturated with all the necessary nutrients for the rapid maturation.