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14/03/2013 at 23:38
When should the Cosmos seedling be pinched out? Mine are now quite "leggy" @ 3-4 inches but seem only to have 1 pair of leaves.
15/03/2013 at 09:12

I think you probably sowed them a little early and there still isn't enough light. Pinch them out when they get another set of leaves. Still plenty of time to sow more, days are lengthening now.

15/03/2013 at 10:30

Is this pinched out or pricked out I wonder?

If you bury the stems slightly deeper in the compost when you prick them out that overcomes some of the leggyness-you can do this for some seedlings- but not all

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