Seedling Care

Leggy Seedingss


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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DLarum
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/seeds/leggy-seedling.htm

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