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Re: results are in

thanks. I did put a tiny bit of osmocote at the bottom. roots don't
reach that far yet. I thought if I gave them something lighter to start
out on, they'd be ready for the osmocote by the time their roots got
down there.


-------------- Original message -------------- 

> I think that fertilizer would work. I try to mist mine with MaxiCrop 
> now and again until they look perky. then I give them time-release 
> dynamite, 
> Not sure what I'll use for a medium in the box. And I'm not sure how 
> I'm going to deal with ventilation. But winter is a good time to fiddle 
> with stuff like that. 
> On Saturday, November 13, 2004, at 03:44 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net wrote: 
> >> shoe box to my cutting bench and try to hatch seedlings 
> > 
> > Sounds like a good idea, Jim - would you use a smaller size of 
> > vermiculite for that than you would for cuttings? 
> > 
> >> Now I'd like to ask what fertilizer method 
> >> ....freshly potted up cuttings. I was thinking a 
> >> half-strength balanced liquid. suggestions? 
> > 
> > I have some Schultz liquid african violet fertilizer 8-14-9 with some 
> > micros. 7drops per qt. Any reason this would not be good at half that 
> > strength for my newly potted cuttings? 
> > 
> > 
> > Kitty 
> > 
> Island Jim 
> Southwest Florida 
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W 
> Zone 10a 
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C] 
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