How soon can you fertilize seedlings?

Tracy33183(FL 10)November 9, 2012

hi all,

I planted these seeds about 2 weeks ago. How soon can I fertilize them?

Thanks in advance.

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Tracy33183(FL 10)

this one is a seedling from May this year. no fertilizer.

    Bookmark   November 9, 2012 at 8:28PM
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tapla (mid-MI z5b-6a)

There is little point in fertilizing seedlings until they have their first true leaves (nutrition comes from the endosperm until about the time first leaves form); after that, you can fertilize as you would a mature plant - as long as you are careful about not over-fertilizing.

Al

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 4:40PM
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Tracy33183(FL 10)

Hi Al,

Thank you very much!

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 9:56PM
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