Harvesting onions

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My onion tops have all fallen over about 2 weeks ago but are still very green and the onions are only about an inch and a half in diameter. I thought the tops would turn brown. Will they get any bigger or should I harvest?? Thanks in advance!
 
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I harvested most of my onions when they fell over for 3 reasons:
1) The foliage was all tangled up and I was concerned about spread of disease in mild wet weather.
2) I had more than enough in what was there to last the year.
3) I knew there wasn't much more growth left in them.
So I harvested more than enough for the year, but my sweet onions, which were still upright, and which do not store as well, (Kelsae and Rouge Longue de Florence) are still in the ground.

I know that's not a definitive answer, but it might perhaps act as guidance?
 

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Lifted mine for much the same reason as Bees, got them ripening in a cold frame now.

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Got 2 weeks till the show for them to brown up.
 
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Thanks all. Will they get any bigger???
Yours may get bigger, it probably depends on whether something knocked them over, like the wind, for instance, in which case they may grow bigger, or if they just fell over, where probably they won't, at least not much.
If the weather's dry, leave them a week.
 
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I can grow lots of vegetables unfortunately onions isn't one of them.
Never seem to get any decent bulb size.
 

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