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20/01/2013 at 14:57

Hoping for a few ideas and help on this one,

for the last three years i have been struggling with growing onions from seeds and end up having to buy sets which are never that great.

again this year started seeds off on boxing day ( the kelsae) in module put in the greenhouse in a probagater and all seedlings have appeared but have gone leggy and most of them have flopped over. What am i doing wrong and any good growing on tips. thanks


20/01/2013 at 15:00

Are they still in the propogator?-that might be your problem

20/01/2013 at 15:05

hi yes still in propogator in cold greenhouse although i do have a heater in there for night to keep it just above freezing.

20/01/2013 at 15:10

And the propagator is heated?-then they are too warm- growing to fast that is why they are leggy and soft

It might pay to start again -but treat them meaner

20/01/2013 at 15:14
20/01/2013 at 15:16

yes it is heated, so when i start again do i need to use the propogator till seedlings apear then remove it from propogator and grow on in greenhouse.


20/01/2013 at 15:21

Yes Rick- have a look at that link

It probably explains it better than I can

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