Re: Planting seedlings
- Subject: Re: Planting seedlings
- From: plantnut <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 22:29:55 -0500 (CDT)
In spite of the hokey advertising on the label... Use a product called
"SuperThrive".... Soak the seedlings for about 20 min. in a 5 drop per qt.
solution... Stronger than the lable says... but, it will not hurt....
>(Especially Mr. Stinky, now taller than me!)
>I received some Amorphophallus seedlings- about 8" (20cm) in height. They
>had their roots in moist paper toweling and were in plastic bags. They
>arrived pretty damaged- some had their tops "mushed" right off.
>My question is: Before planting, is there something I can do to help these
>The tiny tubers (tuberettes??) were wet for a week- that can't be good for
>Would a captan or rootone dusting help before planting? Or would that be
>too toxic for the roots?
>Thanks for any suggestions!