When peeling a yellow onion, there is a greenish layer right below the skin. I cut off some of the yellow tips (not sure if that was a good idea?). This is definitely the best method if you want to make the most of the green onions you bought. The onion (Allium cepa) is a versatile crop that can be grown for its green stalk or for its bulb. 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? Green onions (also known as scallions) are a part of the allium family, which includes shallots, onions and garlic. The tips got a little brown and wilted and then a second shoot came out and that one is just fine. 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! https://www.allrecipes.com/article/how-to-store-green-onions They tips started to turn yellow about 1 week ago. The green onions do not need left to grow as big as a regular bulb onion, therefore they are perfect for containers. 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. Any help would be appreciated. The green onion is actually an immature onion that is picked before it is fully grown. Green onions can be ready in 20 to 30 days after planting. Dry bulb onions can take 100 to 175 days to reach maturity. https://www.bhg.com/recipes/how-to/cooking-basics/how-to-chop-green-onions Join the discussion today. When picking your green onion look for unwilted, bright green tops and smaller white to pale green bulbs for eating. Grab a mason jar and fill it with 1-3 inches of water. Types of Onions • Seeds, sets, and transplants. Read the How to count green onions in recipes discussion from the Chowhound Home Cooking, Scallions food community. I have them under a grow light and on a window sill and water them every day. 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. I am growing onions from seeds indoors which are about 1 month old. The yellow seems to be spreading so I'm afraid to lose all my seedlings. Trim the white ‘whisker’ roots to remove just a little bit. I’ve got the answer of how to bring green onions back from the dead and it has to do with water. Growing onions from seed can take as much as five months. 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! Onions can be grown from seeds, sets (young, small dormant bulbs grown the previous year), or transplants. 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. 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