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09/01/2014 at 18:33

Has anyone any tips for transplanting fine begonia seedlings because of their being tiny.Also the type of compost for the tiny seedlings

09/01/2014 at 18:55

For begonia semperflorens (bedding begonias), put two or three seedlings together into a 3 inch pot. a small clump will develop, you dont have to separate each one.

 Use a fine compost designated for seedlings eg Levington S1, and you can add a small amount of perlite to keep it free draining.

10/01/2014 at 19:09

Thank you fidgetbones your advise is good although my seeds are doubles it would be better if I could transplant separately,any further suggestions.

 

 

 

10/01/2014 at 19:34

I have pelleted ones which were easier to separate and have had about 90% germination rate im growing them under lights though the seedings are tiny I nearly missed them at first

10/01/2014 at 20:37

If its the very fine seed, mix with sand and sow thinly to make it easier to prick out.

11/01/2014 at 13:12

Fidgetbones & cairnsie

i have planted both normal seeds and pellets and will use your combined help.

many thanks

 

 

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