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Nicotiana or tobacco plant seedlings in one clump

Norfolk, United Kingdom Gb

Hi! Sorry to be a pain again, but I'm worried over these. The darned seeds were smaller than a speck of dust and I stupidly used the whole lot in one big clump!

Do I thin these out now? Or do I wait til they have 4 leaves or do I wait til they are 2 inches tall? I will probably also use the other half of the propagator coz I can't stand to put them in a big pot which will use loads of compost that I don't have. Don't fancy buying a bag just for a few of these plants!

Thanks for any input!!

On plant Nicotiana




Hmmmm, I always prick out when the seedlings have two good leaves, but these do look a tad small, don't they? I'd be tempted to wait for a little more growth on at least half of them before potting on, and thin the rest out.

19 Apr, 2009


Oh thanks Llew! I thought and thought about this til it did my head in! Research on the internet can be a pain sometimes, lol!! Will let you know how I get on......

19 Apr, 2009


id break them up into little clumps and pot them then when they grow pinch out the ones you dont want

20 Apr, 2009


Thanks Np, that is an idea!

20 Apr, 2009


your welcome lol

20 Apr, 2009

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