Starting Zinnia

kaylana(7)January 22, 2013

Hi, I was wondering if it's too early to start germinating zinnias from seed. I live in the New England area.... Thanks

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thinman(Z5 MI)

Kaylana - Zinnias grow fast, and it is indeed a lot too early to start them. I've grown hundreds of these each year for market sales, and I always start them 4 weeks before my last frost date. That makes it May 1 for me here in northern Michigan, but I suppose it would be sometime in April for you.

Mid-March is the earliest I start any of the annuals I grow. If you have a bad case of planting fever right now, maybe you should look into the winter sowing forum.


    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 11:20AM
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Ok tinman.. Thanks. I kinda figured it was too early but I was too anxious :)
As of right now my area is 0 degree all week :(

    Bookmark   January 23, 2013 at 4:29PM
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