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My chillie seeds have germinated in window sill propagators in individual pellets. When do I transfer them to individual pots?

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They are about 4 cm tall, with no roots showing.



My understanding is that you only pot seedlings on once the roots are showing. This is in general, but I don't know about chillies in particular. Perhaps someone else may answer this question.

10 Apr, 2009


I pot mine on from the seed germination stage when there are 2 /4 proper leaves [dont count the seed leaves]. I use 2-3 " pots first and then move up the sizes as craftnutter says i then pot on when the roots get to the bottom of the pot.

10 Apr, 2009


I agree with you Seaburngirl. Keep repotting, with the final pot size being a minimum of 10" diameter.

11 Apr, 2009

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