How late can I plant onions?

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by jessin, Jul 8, 2006.

  1. jessin

    jessin Well-Known Member

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    Hey all I was wondering how late can I plant onions. I want to do a second planting if poss. I live in central Il. zone 5. Thanks alot.
     
  2. Paquebot

    Paquebot Well-Known Member

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    You may plant onion sets right now for green onions up to frost and later. Any time in July would be fine as that would give you several months of harvest. Don't expect any bulbs since that won't happen in the shorter days.

    Martin
     

  3. jessin

    jessin Well-Known Member

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    great thanks for the info.