Strep seeds

shypurplepetelsMarch 13, 2013

I am new to growing strep. seeds. I have some seeds that have leaves that are not quite 1/2" long that are getting leggy. Should I pot them into their own little pots. If I do this should I bury the stems so the leggy part is in the dirt.

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irina_co(z5 CO)

Be careful with burying stems . Streptocarpus should be grown as a king of the hill - and covering center is a recipe for the rot.

You can repot them - or just lift them up and put them back in the same pot - stimulates root development.

Streps like more light than AV - so if you grow them under lights - you can just place them closer to the lights. The second thing - you can start fertilizing them - like spraying with a weak solution of the fish emulsion.

Good Luck

Irina

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shypurplepetels

Thanks Irina, light may be my problem. I think I will find a way to get them closer to the lights.

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