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By Seabird

East Sussex, United Kingdom Gb

Seedling disaster! I sowed 6 sprout seeds in individual pots and they each grew 2 lovely, healthy, strong leaves. Today I found them all shrivelled except 1 which is still growing strong. What have I done wrong, other than have my usual disasters with seedlings? They are in a greenhouse so was it too hot for them? I used a good quality seed compost and kept them moist. I don't understand why 1 is happy and 5 are very sad.



it sounds as if they have got too hot and shrivelled in the heat. It is really difficult at this time of year. too cold outside but too hot in the gh.

29 Apr, 2010


Thanks Seaburngirl, I'll try again, it's not too late I think and this time I'll put them outside as soon as they germinate.

30 Apr, 2010

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