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planting seeds now

Posted by pippi21 Zone 6b Silver Sprin (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 21, 11 at 6:07

I have a lot of seeds that I never got planted when I was wintersowing, if I planted them now in a pot, would they be large enough to take to a plant swap by Sept. 10?

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RE: planting seeds now

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 21, 11 at 9:09

It really is cutting it short. Anything that pops up will be very small. Some seeds will not sprout or will be spotty sprouting because they might like it a bit cooler to germinate, and some may not germinate at all if they need a cold period.
So make sure they are fast warm temperature germinators.

RE: planting seeds now

I just planted kale and collards.

RE: planting seeds now

Even something that sprouts in 7 days or less will still only have a couple/three weeks' growth by September 10. I don't know of any seed that will grow fast enough to have much top growth in that amount of time. Even my balloon flowers are only an inch tall and I summer sowed them the third week of July.

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