Don't Bury Your Seedlings Too Deep!

July 15, 2018

Fill your transplant pot with a quality potting soil, then gently transfer your seedling or cutting into the new pot at the same depth at which the seedling naturally emerges. If you bury your seedling too deep it could rot. There are a few exceptions, such as tomatoes, that can be planted deeper.

Now that the tomato transplant has rooted out to all sides of the 4-inch pot, it is ready to be bumped up into a larger container or planted into the outdoor garden.
PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Now that your transplants are actively photosynthesizing and growing, they will take up water faster and can dry out quickly under grow lights. Check their water needs more frequently than when the tiny seedlings were safe under a humidity dome.

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