Size isn’t everything! Giant onions may not make the grade

My ‘Mammoth’ onions have a long way to go if they are to get as big as their potential 3kg weight. They didn’t have the perfect life I admit and I didn’t give them special treatment but I fear I am not going to have anything spectacular. Having said that, in the past week the bulbs have started to put on weight like me locked in a chocolate shop so there is still time.

Big onions fail to wow

Big onions fail to wow

I will not give up on them though and I think I have learned enough to give it a second go next year when I will put them in richer soil. I was terrified of feeding too much after I found some white rot in some areas last year but I think I will try them somewhere else next year and go for broke. At least they look healthy enough right now and there is still a month of growing to go! Watch this space.

 

 

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One Comment on “Size isn’t everything! Giant onions may not make the grade”

  1. lizard100
    July 12, 2014 at 9:20 am #

    Impressive!

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