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Re: seedling question

Hey Kate,
I too, had this problem. Of course assuming everything else is correct, just
move the grow lights so they are within 2 to 3 inches from the leaf tips. My
seedlings stood still as well until I did this. Now, nearly all are in the 4
leaf stage.

Mike Groothuis

Kate Ardissono wrote:

> Well,  either I am flunking SEEDLING 101 or the plant is... My bet is mostly
> me and maybe one kind of seed (it didn't have the even dark color there were
> some white spots..  Here's my question.  I have three trays of seedlings all
> under a growth lamp.  Maybe Half the seeds came up in tray 1.  Of those
> seeds 1/3 still have not gotten a second leaf.  1/3 has a second leaf and
> the remaining third is on its third leaf.  Does that mean the one leafs are
> not going to make it?
> Tray two:  80 % of the seeds came up... lost 10% to some fungus, managed to
> save the rest.  Here too I have some that don't have a second leaf yet while
> others do.  I have confidence that most of them are going to make it.
> Tray three: only 1/3 of the seeds came up and none of them want to get a
> second leaf.  On top of that I noticed that 1/2 way up the leave it looks
> like it's wiethering....
> What am I doing wrong?    I need to know so that the next batch of seed
> trays that are starting to come up don't suffer at my ignorance........
> (especially since these seeds came from a special friend and I'd hate to
> goof them up).
> Kate
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