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Old December 4, 2018   #18
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Originally Posted by AlittleSalt View Post
Today is December 1. I gave up on the struggling seedlings today and sat them outside on a table. I used the same brand of pro mix this year as I did last year with completely opposite results. It's too late to start over, so we'll be buying onion sets instead.
It may not be too late for some varieties like Bermudas or Vidalia types. You will have to settle for much smaller onions though. I have started onion seed this late and made a fair amount of onions but they tended to be about half normal size. The ones that did the best planted late like that were started in the ground in raised beds and kept under hoops during below freezing nights so they didn't experience that slow down from getting too cold but I had to be careful to remove the cover before it got hot inside every day.

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