African Orchid seedlings

cindip(z7 NC)January 1, 2005

I had ordered some African Orchid impatiens seeds back in November and just couldn't wait to see if I could get some to germinate. Out of the 5 seeds I sowed, 4 sprouted. They are now about 2 inches tall. Do I need to pinch them so they will bush out or just leave them alone? Thanks for any info.

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springcherry(6/7 Philly,PA)

You can pinch them, but I would make sure they had 2 sets of real leaves first.

Springcherry

    Bookmark   January 12, 2005 at 12:44PM
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cindip(z7 NC)

Thanks SpringCherry. I will try that. I had them in a window sill and it has been so warm here that I had to move them. Some of the leaves looked like they were getting burned. I will go and pinch them now.

    Bookmark   January 12, 2005 at 6:05PM
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