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The 2019-2020 onion plant season is nearing. Orders can be placed starting October 1, 2019. Catalogs will be mailed in early October 2019. If you are a new customer and would like to receive a 2020 catalog, please fill out a Catalog Request. Fertilizers, growing aids, and harvest aids are available year round. Dixondale Farms has been providing onion plants throughout the US for 107 years! Located in South Texas along the Mexico border, we are a family farm operation devoted to serving our customers. Dixondale Farms strives to provide the highest quality onion plants and customer service available. We are available year-round for all your onion plant growing needs.

Selecting Onion Plant Varieties

The size of the onion bulb is dependent upon the number and size of the green leaves or tops at the time of bulbing. For each leaf, there will be a ring of onion. The larger the leaf, the larger the ring will be when the carbohydrates from the leaves are transferred to the rings of the bulb. The triggering of this transfer or bulbing is dependent upon daylength and temperature and not the size or age of the plants. When selecting your onion varieties, remember that the further north you are, the more hours of daylight you have during the summer.

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Planting at the Right Time

Planting at the correct time for your area is crucial to your onion growing success. Dixondale Farms provides a Zip Code Chart each year with recommended ship weeks by Zip Code. Referring to this chart for your ship week will ensure plants arrive at the proper time for you to plant. Watch this video as Bruce "The Onionman" Frasier explains proper planting times for onion plants.

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