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How do I transition perennials to the outdoors if started from seed indoors?

Zone Northern Illinois | Steveb added on February 4, 2019 | Answered

I planted and started perennials from seed indoors. Do I need to transition slowly to the outdoors before planting or plant outdoors from indoor containers in one step?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 4, 2019

Well, it is best to acclimate plants to the outside world before planting, but this really depends on the species of plants. Many are hardy enough to be ok without acclimatization, but some are not.

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