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How many seeds should I expect from an onion flower?

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T wrote:
How many seeds should I expect from an onion flower?


the head can hold many individual flowers so do you
mean the entire head or an actual individual flower?

if you mean the head it would be from a few to a few
hundred or even a thousand or more (some of my larger
onions get very large flower heads with many many flowers).

i haven't looked it up to know for sure so i don't
know if this varies by cultivar or type of onion.

my guess is that each flower of the common onions i
grow has six seeds.

now i'm going to go look it up.

i'm not having much luck on exact numbers so i will
pull one out of the air. it will be a multiple of
three. so three, or six seeds per flower seems to be
about what i can remember.

these two links have some interesting information:

https://www.growveg.com/guides/ten-t...ons-from-seed/

https://www.hort.vt.edu/Welbaum/seed...ion/onion.html


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On 6/23/19 5:08 AM, songbird wrote:
T wrote:
How many seeds should I expect from an onion flower?


the head can hold many individual flowers so do you
mean the entire head or an actual individual flower?

if you mean the head it would be from a few to a few
hundred or even a thousand or more (some of my larger
onions get very large flower heads with many many flowers).

i haven't looked it up to know for sure so i don't
know if this varies by cultivar or type of onion.

my guess is that each flower of the common onions i
grow has six seeds.

now i'm going to go look it up.

i'm not having much luck on exact numbers so i will
pull one out of the air. it will be a multiple of
three. so three, or six seeds per flower seems to be
about what i can remember.

these two links have some interesting information:

https://www.growveg.com/guides/ten-t...ons-from-seed/

https://www.hort.vt.edu/Welbaum/seed...ion/onion.html


songbird



Sounds like one is all I need to replant!

Thank you!



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