All seeds are failing

clovervalley at pop.dlth.uswest.net clovervalley at pop.dlth.uswest.net
Mon Jul 10 16:00:43 EST 2000


Try a florescent lamp 6-12 inches above the pot, adjust as the seedlings grow.



"David B. Hedrick" wrote:

> Lucy:
>
>         This could be due to not enough light.  They are extending themselves
> trying to find light, and so fall over.
>
>
> > Hi
> > I have been trying to grow plants from seeds in pots at home(vegetables and
> > flowers, actually) and all of them grow very fast after sprouting, then they
> > bend over with their weight (about 2 inches/4cms) every single time!
> > Does anyone have any idea what I may be doing wrong? I give them plenty of
> > water (not too much, though, and adequate drainage and clay pots) plenty of
> > light.  What could it be?
> > Thanks!
> > Lucy
>
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