i'd let them go a bit longer, when those green
pods start splitting open then you will see some
black seeds. that is when i normally would cut
off the flower head and put it in a box top to
onions are normally biennials (takes two years to
go from seed to seed).
sometimes you can get bits of the plant to keep
growing longer and splitting off more bulbs but it
may not persist for forever so keep some seeds from
each season and plant a few to keep the plant line
going if you value it. :)
it seems i mostly grow bunching onions here as bee
forage and entertainment and decoration. for some
reason i have a block on harvesting and eating them.
i just don't know what to do with these plants and i
don't cook with them at all right now. i need to
sometime i just don't actually get around to it. :)
haha, people can be funny creatures. :) ...
in this case with these particular bunching onions
i think it is because they are so different from what
i expected that i really should (and have tried) to
get a different kind going too - one's that i'd