Tomato seeds. How long after germination for true leaves

gnheltonMarch 9, 2011

to appear?

Surprisingly hard to find on the inertnets.

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loribee2(CA 9)

Mine came up about a week or two after germination. I just put up a blog post showing a photo of my tomato and pepper seedlings at 4 weeks, i.e. 4 weeks from the date I planted the seed. You're welcome to check it out.

Here is a link that might be useful: my blog

    Bookmark   March 10, 2011 at 9:19AM
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morz8(Washington Coast Z8b)

Very nice LoriBee - fun to look at garden photos on a stormy PNW dark morning :)

Here's another example of the progression of tomato seedlings:

Here is a link that might be useful: Renee's Garden Seeds site - tomato seedlings pics

    Bookmark   March 10, 2011 at 9:57AM
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gnhelton

So, it looks about like 30 days for the true leaves. Thanks for responding. Loribee2, this is our first time to try moskvich. Yours are looking great. How do you like them?

    Bookmark   March 12, 2011 at 11:55AM
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wordwiz

I had true leaves way before 30 days. I sowed seeds on Feb. 19. This is what the plants looked like on March 10:

Mike

    Bookmark   March 12, 2011 at 12:15PM
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gnhelton

Boy those look great Mike. So you had them in 19 days.

I put my seeds in on the 27th so I'm 13 days in. Mine are a little leggy. I'm using fertilome seed and cutting mix to start the seeds (linky) and don't believe it has any fertlizer. I was going to wait until the seed leaves to fertilize them. Other than being a little leggy the seedlings look healthy.

    Bookmark   March 12, 2011 at 1:04PM
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wordwiz

17 days since germination (max), according to my log. I sowed them on Feb. 19, the first ones germinated on the 23rd. They are in Oasis Horticubes and a 600-watt MH light, albeit one that only outputs 30,000 lumens. I sowed another 306 last Saturday; in one tray only six of the 102 have not germinated yet. Two of them are under a 400-watt MH bulb, the other a 600-watt, 72,000 lumen one.

Mike

    Bookmark   March 12, 2011 at 2:43PM
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gnhelton

Googling oasis horticubes, do you have a hydrophonic setup? The more I find out the more I realize I don't konw squat.

    Bookmark   March 12, 2011 at 11:18PM
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loribee2(CA 9)

I am trying the moskvich new this year myself, so I don't know! Good I hope! ;-) Good luck!

    Bookmark   March 12, 2011 at 11:35PM
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halfway(5a)

About 20 days for me. On a heating pad through germination and then another 7-10 days.

Nice starts Mike.

Here is a link that might be useful: Indoor Lettuce Grow Video and Pic Journal

    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 11:44AM
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