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Vegetable Planting Calendar

Onions

Green onions
  • Approximate planting per person per year, fresh, 25 to 50 feet
  • 0.5 ounce of seeds for 100 feet of row
  • Minimum row space if hand cultivated, 18 inches
  • Minimum row space if using field implements, 42 inches
  • 3 inches between plants in row
  • Plant 0.25 inch deep
  • 100 to 120 days from planting to eating stage
  • 50 international units of vitamin A per 100 gram sample
  • 9 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 gram sample
  • For onion-related questions and answers, see MU Extension publication G6400, Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions.
  • Recommended varieties
    • Yellow Sweet Spanish
    • White Sweet Spanish
    • Sweet Sandwich Hybrid
      Late
    • Copra
      Mid-season
    • Red Hamburger
    • Norstar
      Early
    • Cavalier
      Early
    • Comanche
      Early
    • Spano

Growing zones in Missouri
 

  • Recommended planting dates
    • South Missouri
      March 10 to 30
    • Central Missouri
      March 15 to April 15
    • North Missouri
      March 25 to April 15

Onions, green

  • Approximate planting per person per year, fresh, 10 to 15 feet
  • Sets or plants for 100 foot row
  • Minimum row space if hand cultivated, 18 inches
  • Minimum row space if using field implements, 42 inches
  • 3 inches between plants in row
  • 25 to 35 days from planting to eating stage
  • 50 international units of vitamin A per 100 gram sample
  • 24 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 gram sample
  • For onion-related questions and answers, see MU Extension publication G6400, Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions.
  • Recommended varieties
    • Beltsville Bunching

Growing zones in Missouri
 

  • Recommended planting dates
    • South Missouri
      March 10 to 30
    • Central Missouri
      March 15 to April 15
    • North Missouri
      March 25 to April 15

 

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