Trimming onion seedlings

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Trimming onion seedlings
« on: February 28, 2019, 19:41 »
Hi,

I was browsing some videos on onion growing and a few of them advocated trimming the tops of onion seedlings with scissors.

Is this normal practice, cosmetic or does it actually result in a better plant?

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Re: Trimming onion seedlings
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 19:47 »
Can't think of any benefits. However any cut is a potential site of infection.
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Re: Trimming onion seedlings
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 21:36 »
I think it's done if they're early sowings and they're a touch leggy. Guess it could prompt the plant to start growing extra leaves too.



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