small seeds in 5-1-1
What are your experiences with starting small seeds in 5-1-1? Meaning, seeds that are actually smaller than the particles in the 5-1-1- mix? Tomatoes and peppers come to mind, as well as trees like Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood).
My concern is the mix won't hold enough moisture until the seed generates a root to keep it above the moisture level required for germination.
What about using the 5-1-1 in the cell, but filling a small, finger-sized hole with a denser mix just enough for the seed to germinate and get a good root out?