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Hydroponic Onions

September 15, 2014 By: Nurul Azis Category: Hydroponic Gardening

hydroponic onions

hydroponic onions

Hydroponic Onions – Onions are widely known foodstuff with function as main ingredients in a variety of dishes and recipes. They are usually chopped and served cooked – fried, grilled, sauteed, baked, and many more. Or, you can find them for prepared savory dish, as well as eaten raw or used just like in salads, chutney or pickles. This vegetable is in bulb shape, contained many layers if you cut them. It has strong taste and strong chemical substances that can irritate our eyes.

Onions belong to hardy, cold season bulbous which can be found in many colors, shapes, and sizes. Growing onions can be said relatively easy one. By applying simple hydroponic garden, you can plant or have experiment with your own year-round different varieties of onions. This hydroponics system enables you to grow onions inside your home, for example, in the kitchen, porch or patio, or for example, you just employ a jar of water and adequate sunlight from the windowsill. Wait for one week and you will see green sprouts start to grow.

A simple and easy example of growing onions is by using a jar. A jar is filled with water, nearly to the top. By following the directions in the box, make the solution of vegetable fertilizer designed for onions. Put an onion on the mouth of jar, its roots are pointed downward into the water. The water must only cover the roots, so you have to adjust the water level if necessary. Onions can grow very well in full sun, so place the jar so it can receive direct sunlight, or under a grow light.

During the Hydroponic Onions growing period, check the nutrient reservoir daily and refill it with more water to change what is vanished to evaporation. Every two weeks, completely wash out the system with pure water and blend a fresh batch of nutrient solution. Also, monitor the temperature and pH.

 

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