Seedling Care

leggy seedingss

Zone 64119 | Diane C Miller added on May 14, 2017 | Answered

when seedlings get too tall, is it possible to put them in a deeper hole, support them and then gradually fill in more soil?

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    Answered on May 16, 2017

    That would probably lead to stem rot and a fungal disease known as dampening off. The best course of action is to increase the light source and water less. Seedlings become leggy from lack of light and too much moisture . This article may help

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