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Seed Starting Guide

A guide that we used in our seed starting seminar. This will give you a good idea when to start your seeds and how to be successful in starting your seeds.


Herbs


Plant Name Germination Temperature Ideal Germination Conditions Germinaiton Time in Days Growning on Temperature Weeks to Planting Outdoors
Basil 70 Light 5-8 62-68 5-6
Marjoram 70 Cover 4-8 55-58 10-14
Oregano 70 Cover 4-8 50-55 10-11
Parsley 70 Cover 15-20 55-60 8-9
Sage 70 Cover 6-10 55-58 9-10
Spearmint 70-75 Cover 12 55-58 9-10
Summer Savory 70 Light 12-15 60-62 7-8
Thyme 70 Cover 3-6 55-58 11-12

Perennials


Plant Name Germination Temperature Ideal Germination Conditions Germinaiton Time in Days Growning on Temperature Weeks to Planting Outdoors
Canterbury Bells 70 Cover 14-21 55-60 13-15
Coreopsis 65-75 Light 7-14 55 11-12
Delphinium 70-80 Cover 12-18 50-55 6-8
Echinops 60-65 Light 14-21 55-60 10-12
Foxglove 60-65 Light 5-10 55-60 10-12
Gailardia 70-75 Light 5-15 55-60 10-12
Gypsophila 70-80 Light 5-10 50 10-12
Hollyhock 60-68 Cover 14-21 55-60 10-12
Lavendar 65-75 Light 14-21 55-60 15-18
Money Plant 65-75 Light 10-14 60 10-12
Poppy 65-75 Light 7-12 50-55 15-17
Rudbeckia 70 Light 14 50 11-15
Shasta Daisy 65-70 Cover 9-12 55-60 12-13
Sweet William 60-70 Cover 7-10 55-58 10-12
Viola 65-70 Cover 7-14 50-55 12-13

Vegetables


Plant Name Germination Temperature Ideal Germination Conditions Germinaiton Time in Days Growning on Temperature Weeks to Planting Outdoors
Cole Crops 70 Cover 10 55 6
Cucumber 80 Cover 7 65-70 5
Eggplant 80 Cover & Temp 14 70 8
Head Lettuce 70 Direct & Thin 7 60-65 5
Melons 80 Cover 10 65 5
Pepper 80 Cover 10 65 8
Tomato 80 Cover 7-14 60-65 8

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