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13 Oct 20 Kelly (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Hi there, I planted white onions in May, they have not yet yellowed and the stalks have not fallen over- we're having a lot of rain fall early on and I am afraid they will rot if I leave them in the ground while it rains so much. Can I harvest them before they have yellowed or will they still mature correctly despite the rain? Any tips or advice would be much appreciated Thanks
16 Oct 20 (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
It says plant seed Feb Mar and you planted May, that is the problem. Check to see how big they are, if a good size pull out. You be the judge, keep an eye on them, if they look like going rotten out they come.
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