Time to plant onions in Texas!
January 11, 2010
- Plant pencil-sized slips(transplants) or sets (bulblets) in Januarythrough mid-February. Onions from seed should be started in October. Do notplant transplants in fall, or seeds in spring.
- Onions require good drainage. Raised mounds or raised beds are best. Setplants out approximately one inch deep with a four inch spacing.
- The first fertilizer application should be about three weeks afterplanting and then continue with applications every 2 to 3 weeks. High Nitrogenfertilizer is best.
- Stop feeding once the neck feels soft. Harvest about 4 weeks after youstop feeding.