Harvesting Onion Plants

Harvesting onions is quite different than plucking an ear of corn off the stalk, or snipping off a bell pepper. The way you harvest your onions will have a direct effect on the amount of time they will last in storage.

All onions (long-day and short-day) are cured and stored in the same way, which keeps things simple. Learn about the best techniques to keep your onions for the longest time possible.

NOTE: This is part 9 in a series of 9 articles. For a complete background on how to grow onion plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.