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.
Pricking out, transferring seedlings from their original container to another one where they have more room to develop, is a delicate operation.
To make the most of your growing seedlings, you will need to begin pricking out the seeds sown last month, to avoid overcrowding.