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How soon can you fertilize seedlings?

Posted by Tracy33183 FL 10 (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 9, 12 at 20:26

hi all,

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

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RE: How soon can you fertilize seedlings?

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

RE: How soon can you fertilize seedlings?

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Tue, Nov 13, 12 at 16:40

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.


RE: How soon can you fertilize seedlings?

Hi Al,

Thank you very much!

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