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Started my Onion Seeds Inside

Posted by obrionusa 5 (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 1, 10 at 9:29

I started my onion seeds in a solid cardboard wine box. After I put the water to it was wondering if the carboard was a bad choice. Anyway now is the time to move it. What are your views?


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RE: Started my Onion Seeds Inside

The only thing to worry about, I guess, is whether the cardboard will stand up to the water. Eventually you may want to individually plant them anyway.

I noticed that you're in zone 5. I am too. When are you planning on transplanting them outside? I'm dying to start something seed wise, but don't want huge plants when I set them out.


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RE: Started my Onion Seeds Inside

This is my first year starting onion seeds. Most everywhere I looked said start inside 10-12 weeks before transplanting. April-May is the date set by Purdue University, That is what guide I use. Last Year I planted the plants Mothers Day and they done great. I just looked at the directions on the package of seeds and it said start 8 weeks before transplanting. If thats the case then I may be a little early.


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RE: Started my Onion Seeds Inside

For some strange reason I can not get onion seeds to sprout this year. Walla Walla or Spanish sweet varieties. Indoors OR out. I finally bought some starter plants today locally. Not sure why they won't pop up for me! Normal under florescent light method.


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