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White Fungus on Seedling Dirt

I have taken off the cover over my seedlings and have also put a fan on them for air circulation, but the white fluffy stuff is still on the dirt. Is there anything I can put on the dirt that will get rid of this without harming my seedlings?


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 04/12/2011 @ 11:46 am

I’m assuming that you have tried the suggestions from the following article: [1]

Evidently, the soil is still too moist; otherwise, the fungus would not grow. Are you watering too often? If so, allow the plants to dry out some. Let it air out for about a week, monitoring it often with your finger for dampness. If this doesn’t help, there could be a problem with your potting soil–too heavy–or the container itself–poor drainage (check drainage holes). If the soil remains damp, you may want to consider transplanting (if feasible) using a lighter potting soil. Also, move the seedlings to an area offering additional light. When you do water again, try watering from the bottom rather than the top.


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