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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/10/2012, 9:12 am

If you don't have rooting hormone use cinnamon instead.

Thought this was clever.

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Post  llama momma on 3/10/2012, 9:15 am

So if damping off is a fungus I wonder if cinnamon could be sprinkled in and around seedlings?
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Post  littlejo on 3/10/2012, 10:43 am

This is so interesting. I've lost a few seedlings this yr, look fine then, just keel over all of a sudden.

Here is another link

http://www.canadiangardening.com/how-to/pests-and-diseases/how-to-prevent-damping-off/a/20669/2
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Post  walshevak on 3/10/2012, 10:57 am

Last year Quiltbea talked about spraying sprouts with weak green tea to prevent damping off. Anyway, I did it last year and I'm doing it this year. Haven't lost any since I started.

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Post  llama momma on 3/10/2012, 11:22 am

LittleJo

So if the article is correct the answer is yes, cinnamon can be sprinkled once to prevent fungal damping off. Interesting I will try it and see what happens. Thanks!
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Post  newstart on 3/10/2012, 12:35 pm

going to dot his now I have had several seedling just fall over its killing me..
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