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quick onion question

 
Maddie Bern
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Location: Sierra Nevada foothills, zone 7
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I just bent the tops over on my onions (many were already over on their own). Do I need to also stop watering until I harvest in a week or two?
 
Leila Rich
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Stop watering, otherwise the onions won't keep.
 
                            
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no they dont need water at all if their leaves started to dry out. they can stay few months like this... they live 2 years so they need this ability to stay over winter....
 
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