Seedling Care

Should I Cut Back the Seedlings

Anonymous added on February 26, 2014 | Answered

Should you ever cut back seedlings for a fuller more hearty plant?

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Answered on February 26, 2014

This is a practice called pinching. Whether you do it or not depends on the type of growth you want from the plant. Pinching will encourage stemmed plants to branch out and grow more fully. Here is more information: What type of seedlings do you have? We can let you know if you want to pinch them or not.

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