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I let my strawberry seed dry out!

Posted by theskiesareblue none (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 23, 12 at 7:11

Oh no! After I came back from school, I found that I let the soil where my strawberry seeds are dry out! I forgot to check on them in the morning and spray them! The soil had a hint of moisture, but it probably wasn't damp enough for the seed to absorb! I just sowed my seeds yesterday, do I still have a chance that my seeds will make it?

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RE: I let my strawberry seed dry out!

Yes just water them.

RE: I let my strawberry seed dry out!

And try watering from below rather than spraying. I suspect you have only been wetting the surface. They shouldn't dry out in a single day if properly, ie thoroughly, moist.

And be patient - strawberry germination can be slow and erratic

RE: I let my strawberry seed dry out!

Oh, I was worried that the embryo of the seeds would die of thirst! I read an article saying the soil couldn't be dry for more than two hours. thank you!

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