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Brown spots on cotyledon

Posted by milocrab none (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 15, 11 at 2:06

Hi,
I started some seeds (collards, and other greens) last week using the paper towel method; most of the seeds germinated within 2 days, and I planted them in a mixture of perlite, vermiculite, pumice, and peat. I also added a tiny pinch of lime into the mix. A few days ago, I noticed half of the seedlings have brown/light colored spots or not so perfect leaf shape. Here is a picture of a collard seedling:
[IMG]http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y151/geckosmiles/collard_seedling.jpg[/IMG]

The mustard green cotyledon have light colored almost see through spots. Any idea what causes these? I'm thinking too much water as I kept a paper bag wrapping the whole pot for the first couple of days; and there were condensation inside the bag.


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Sorry, I don't know how to post pics.


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RE: Brown spots on cotyledon

Your pic:

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