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Heat mat for starting leaves?

Posted by cork_oh 5OH (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 17, 11 at 10:26

Has anyone used a heat mat to start AV leaves?

How does it work? Do they start faster?

Thanks
Cork


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RE: Heat mat for starting leaves?

You won't believe this. I just started one and thought about useing a regular heating pad. I have my leaf in a small pot and in a gallon freezer bag(mini greenhouse) sitting on the heating pad with pad on lowest setting. So far keeps it warm. Can't say how long it takes as I started this on 11-11-11. I'm keeping track to see how long it takes and may use it again. Pembroke


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RE: Heat mat for starting leaves?

Wellllll !!!! NO I won't use heating pad again with freezer bag. Leaf rotted. My guess, too warm even on low. Not enough air flow. Pembroke


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