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    Default Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    Do I just cut off the top portion of the onion and plant it in the soil?
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    Default Re: Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    This is something I've been wondering about also...It would be great if so.

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    Default Re: Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    I just dropped the whole thing into a hole dug in the dirt. Growing great right now, but I have no idea yet what is under the surface.
    I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.

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    Default Re: Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    2 Saturdays ago I got extra spring onions from the farmers market after I told the vendor we were using them for an experiment to regrow the onions. I used them in cooking adn then placed the white part and roots in the bottom of a glass of water. By this past Saturday the stems were taller than the 12 oz glass I used. The girls were SO excited. There's also a video on facebook and youtube where a woman took a regular grocery store onion, placed 3 toothpicks in the sides so she could suspend the onion above a plastic cup full of water. She took daily pictures of the roots growing and the stem growing. It was really neat.

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    Default Re: Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    That's so neat! I've got some green onions in the fridge..think I'll try that one too.
    Once the roots start growing again, do you plant them?

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    Default Re: Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    Green onions are easy since they still have their roots. Just plant them in the ground and they should continue to grow. I haven't tried them yet since they getting eaten too quickly.
    I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.

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    Default Re: Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    I fully intend to play with the green onions-thanks so much for the idea, tips, and information.

    But I was still wondering about the regular onions that have sprouted like the OP asked... Can they be planted in the soil and grow...basically turn into an onion plant.

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    Default Re: Replanting onions that have sprouted ?

    Mine seems to be doing well and it went straight from the onion bag to the planting pot. I notice it has developed a 2nd stalk.
    I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.

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