Red Bunching Onion
Story: Red Bunching Onion
Presenter: Neville Passmore
Air Date: 17th October 2020
With its small bulbs and rich red stems, the red bunching onion makes for an attractive addition to any veggie garden.
- Red bunching onion comes from Asia, where it is a staple part of most cuisines.
- It grows well in most garden beds, provided it is watered regularly and has a reasonable amount of sun.
- Out of the veggie patch, this plant can be grown in a pot or as a stunning ornamental border.
- You can plant the clump as a whole or divide it up into individual plants. Wash off the roots to separate them.
- Red bunching onion with thrive with regular feeding. Use Seasol and PowerFeed to get the best results
- Harvest the leaves and bulbs regularly from the edge of the clump, always leaving some plants to continue growing.
- Established clumps should be split every two to three years to prevent overcrowding.
- Finely chopped, red bunching onion can be added to sauces or salad dressings. Coarsely chopped, it goes well in salads and various Asian dishes.
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