The tops of my green onions are all falling over and week- help!

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I planted some green onion sets some time ago and the green tops are falling over and weak. How do I make sure the onions grow up?


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  • Jerri Jerri on Jun 21, 2017
    falling over and weak

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 21, 2017
    It may be overwatering.

  • Sunny C Sunny C on Jun 21, 2017
    Hello Jerri; I use so many green onions in cooking, that I am constantly trimming them. I would suggest trimming the onions and using them in most savory dishes that you cook! I hope that this is of some help to you! Take Care.

  • Michele Pappagallo Michele Pappagallo on Jun 21, 2017
    Make sure you are watering them the correct amount, and trim the tops when they begin to get too long. That will help the plant put more effort into growing bulbs instead of green tops.

  • Cindy Cindy on Jun 21, 2017
    Hello Jerri, I recommend cutting them back quite a bit. Don't over water. Also, you may have crowded the sets when you planted them. If they don't perk up after you cut them back, Try thinning them out a bit. Start with pulling every other plant. Hope this helps.

  • Jerri Jerri on Jun 22, 2017
    Yes Sandy that's what I've been doing,trimming back the tops then cooking with them
    thanksFor your help

  • Jerri Jerri on Jun 22, 2017
    Thanks for your suggestion. I did not plant close togethe. They are actually in my little flower bed and probably at least 3" apart