Pricking Out


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Pricking Out

 

transplanting young vegetable, fruit, ornamental, and some industrial plants. Such a transplantation provides the plants with a larger feeding area, which facilitates better growth and development.

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When pricking out be generous with your spacing so the roots do not become entangled and damaged when the young plants are divided for planting out.
I still go back to the cells and the individual pricking out, making a large hole to ensure the entire root systems drop down.
Pricking out, transferring seedlings from their original container to another one where they have more room to develop, is a delicate operation.