This is the first time I have grown onions from seed, so just wanted to share my experience that maybe what is happening in normal for onions? Trim the white ‘whisker’ roots to remove just a little bit. The tips got a little brown and wilted and then a second shoot came out and that one is just fine. https://www.allrecipes.com/article/how-to-store-green-onions I cut off some of the yellow tips (not sure if that was a good idea?). Growing onions from seed can take as much as five months. Any help would be appreciated. When peeling a yellow onion, there is a greenish layer right below the skin. https://www.bhg.com/recipes/how-to/cooking-basics/how-to-chop-green-onions Since the plants will have everything they need to grow (water, air, light, & nutrients) the green onions will keep growing, even after harvesting the fresh sprigs! Recover them from the depths of the fridge. If you keep the green onions in the jar with water, they will produce green shoots for a while, but the plant will eventually weaken, the shoots will yellow and the bulbs will stop producing. How to Regrow Green Onions: If you’re like me, you buy green onions for certain dishes, but whatever you don’t use ends up going bad in the fridge. When picking your green onion look for unwilted, bright green tops and smaller white to pale green bulbs for eating. Green onions can be ready in 20 to 30 days after planting. I’ll want to use them for another recipe only to find that they have morphed into a mystery bag of spoiled mucky green slime in … Types of Onions • Seeds, sets, and transplants. They tips started to turn yellow about 1 week ago. They seem to be doing alright. I’ve got the answer of how to bring green onions back from the dead and it has to do with water. This is definitely the best method if you want to make the most of the green onions you bought. The yellow seems to be spreading so I'm afraid to lose all my seedlings. Growing yellow onions from seed is possible, but it takes up to a year longer. Regrowing green onions in soil will provide you with fresh green onions year round! The onion (Allium cepa) is a versatile crop that can be grown for its green stalk or for its bulb. Onions can be grown from seeds, sets (young, small dormant bulbs grown the previous year), or transplants. The green onion is actually an immature onion that is picked before it is fully grown. Read the How to count green onions in recipes discussion from the Chowhound Home Cooking, Scallions food community. Join the discussion today. I know that in potatoes, there sometimes is a green layer which is harmful, but I don't know if the same applies to onions. Grab a mason jar and fill it with 1-3 inches of water. I am growing onions from seeds indoors which are about 1 month old. 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