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By Motinot

down, Ireland

I was given one purple lupin pod by a friend and i put them all in a pot of cutting compost on my windowsill...I pricked them out into individual pots and now have several healthy little seedlings.....Could someone please advise me whether to keep them indoors on my window-sill, or outside into a cold frame..



As they are hardy plants, I'd say the cold frame! Watch out for slimy nasties, though. They'd chomp them as soon as they noticed!

24 Sep, 2009


I'd be inclined to keep them in the coldframe - though not tonight, please or tomorrow night - it's going to be temperatures in single figures for the next few nights! Indoors till night temps ease off, probably early next week, as your plants are such babies.

24 Sep, 2009


Thank you Spritz and Bamboo for your advice...Ill do as you say....I must admit Im a bit scared about putting them out....the weather here is very mild at the moment...Ill see what tomorrow brings.....:>)

24 Sep, 2009


Yes, our nights are mild, too.

Good luck with them!

24 Sep, 2009


Thank you kindly ....:>)

24 Sep, 2009


Well do it tomorrow if you're not having the cold nights they've forecast here in London, Motinot.

24 Sep, 2009


Bamboo up here in the 'frozen north' it is still around 10C at night :-)

24 Sep, 2009


We're expecting 6 degrees tonight here, but further into central London it'll be higher.

24 Sep, 2009


we're expecting 4 degress here tonight...brrrrrrrr....!

24 Sep, 2009


It's already 8C at 10.21 pm here in W. London

24 Sep, 2009

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