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When to Pot Up Seed Pellets

Post  nyrsimon on 2/26/2015, 10:21 pm

Folks,

Am soooo happy seed time is finally here!!! Been at this 2 or 3 years now with some success but honestly my seeds don't transplant outside all that well..!!!

So I am looking for some advice on when you move the seedlings into bigger pots, but still indoors. I am starting out in those Jiffy seed pellets. I even have lights this year (hopefully helping cutback on the legginess).

I am planting Lettuce, kale & Toms primarily. Do you wait to see roots out the bottom? Overall height of the plant? When do you decide to plant into a bigger pot??? I'm not sure when I should do it....???

Any advice is much appreciated!!

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Post  camprn on 2/26/2015, 11:38 pm

When the roots are trying to escape and the seedling is to big for the pot netting, remove the pot netting and plant directly into the garden or a pot.

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Post  nyrsimon on 2/27/2015, 7:52 am

Thank you - I was worried I was leaving it too late if the roots were starting to poke out (just by a bit) but that sounds about when u do it.

Appreciate the advice!

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