At What Stage Do You Transplant Seedlings? Seedlings grown in cell traysneed a sufficient root system in place before transplanting outdoors. Waiting until the seedling develops its second true leaf is one way to determine if a seedling is ready or not - but that is not always a hard and fast rule.
Plant propagation is a delicate process that requires plenty of patience and the rightpropagation supplies to back it up. Learn about the differentplant propagation methods and the equipment that can steer you toward success.
Getting a seedling to germinate and grow into a young transplant takes care and attention. It is an investment! To keep the investment growing strong, the plants need to have a successful transition into the garden. Most farmers, at one point or another, have lost transplants. It happens to the best of them, but you can minimize potential losses through utilizing tried and true approaches.
The start of each new growing season usually brings up discussions of how to start plants, prepare the soil and provide an optimal environment for plant growth. Questions surrounding what to do and what not to do can seem overwhelming. Know that there is usually no ONE right way.
Did you know rockwool is the most widely used substrate for hydroponic tomatoes? It's also massively popular in the use of greenhouse strawberry production. For good reason too, as it's an excellent substrate for cloning, germinating and hydroponic growing.