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Planting seedlings in 5-1-1; should I wash off the dirt first?

Posted by tomatotomata 10 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 25, 13 at 16:45

Actually, they appear to be planted in a peat-based planting mix. Washing off all the dirt seems like I could hurt the roots. Should I do that, or just loosen the "soil" like I do when planting in the ground?

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RE: Planting seedlings in 5-1-1; should I wash off the dirt first

If you're going from small pots to significantly bigger ones, I would just make sure the peat mix is thoroughly moist before transplanting. I try not to disturb seedling roots when transplanting.

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