Start seed in peat pots?

linnea56(z5 IL)March 22, 2008

I purchased some dahlia seed out of curiosity: supposed to be small bedding type plants. I wanted Stargazer (which I have heard mentioned here) but did not find those. I have trouble finding short dahlias in stores so thought IÂd try these. When I bought my tubers last week I could only find one kind of short, just single mixed. I got them anyway but hope to get more variety this way.

Would peat pellets be suitable? I often have problems with damping off otherwise, even with seed starting mix.

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I started Stargazers from seed last summer in peat pellets with no problem. I also started some about a week ago the same way -let you know how they do. If you still want to order Stargazer seed I got mine from

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