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Re: seedlings burning


A circulating fan helps reduce fungal growth. It doesn't take a lot of air
movement but a little really helps.

The build up of salts from watering can cause burning which can be helped
by regular leaching (running fresh thru the soil).

At 07:57 AM 7/27/98 EDT, you wrote:
>Joanne, 
>Did they burn from the moment planted, or did they burn as they got older?  I
>cover my newly transplanted seedlings with plastic for about two weeks until
>they  are established.  I also find that because the root sytem usually grows
>pretty fast, they can outgrow the pots and need much more water, or else they
>burn.  Someone else mentioned having a fan circulating the air from under the
>lights.  I think I'll try that this year and see if it helps.  My seedlings
>always look pretty scroungy by the time May rolls around.
>Kay Dye, Edelstein, IL Zone 5

Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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