Portulaca Plants
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Portulaca seedlings die

Zone 6, but indoors | Herb I Cide added on January 13, 2015 | Answered

When I try to start portulaca seeds, they germinate fine. After they get a couple leaves (1/2 inch tall), they all die. What are the tricks to starting portulacas indoors?

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Heather
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Answered on January 15, 2015

It actually sounds like your seedlings are suffering from damping off. This article will tell you more about it and how to fix it:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/seeds/what-is-damping-off.htm

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