When to start indoor onion seeds?

Asked January 12, 2017, 8:22 PM EST

I want to grow varieties of onions that are available only in seeds. I have grow lights and heating mat. When should I start the seeds indoor to transplant directly into garden?

Howard County Maryland vegetable starting onion seeds

1 Response

February is the appropriate time to start onions indoors under lights.
The GrowIt EatIt portion of our website is filled with all the information you may need including information on vegetable planting dates, plant profiles and cultural care, common problems and so on.
Here is a good place to start: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/basics
Here is our profile page on onions: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/vegetable-profiles-onions

Please remember that we are here to help at any time during the growing season.