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Damp off

Posted by neuf 5 Indy (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 22, 14 at 7:55

Is this damp off? Seedlings have been uncovered and I only water from the bottom.



This post was edited by neuf on Tue, Apr 22, 14 at 7:59

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RE: Damp off

Seedlings look fine. Damp off would have mushy stems and plants would fall over and die.

RE: Damp off

  • Posted by neuf 5 Indy (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 22, 14 at 8:30

It is not showing up well, but there is kind of a green moss starting to grow on the upper portion of the soil in the container. All of the damp off horror stories have me nervous.


RE: Damp off

That is algae. It implies that the surface is a bit too wet but the seedlings are fine. You could carefully stir up the surface a bit with a table fork to let in a bit more air if you want to. But if there are more basil seeds to germinate yet you need to be careful.

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