Ripe red potatoes, how long after they bloom before they are ready to harvest?  They were planted in OK in mid-March and are currently blooming.  It has been years since I've planted any.  Also, do you dig onions when they are preparing to bloom?  I planted red, white and yellow onions in Feb.  The potatoes and onions were planted in Claremore, OK.

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Red potatos should be harvested at the end of August or the first couple mof weeks on September.  As a rule of thimb, when the last bloom falls, the harvest should begin.

When the red and yellow onions are ready to bloom, harvest then.  White onions is best when they bollm and have their flowers out 5 to 6 days.  They taste brighter then. -Birdy
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