Steps for Starting Tomato Seeds

First, Gather all your equipment in one place.

  1. CLEAN ALL POTS AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDING HANDS.
  2. MOISTEN SEED STARTING MIX. IT SHOULD BE MOIST, NOT DRIPPY.
  3. FILL CONTAINERS AND PRESS LIGHTLY INTO CELLS
  4. LABEL CONTAINERS; KEEP NOTES ON PAPER TOO
  5. ¼” IMPRESSION IN SOIL
  6. COVER SEED WITH SEED STARTER MIX
  7. SPRAY WITH WATER TO MOISTEN SURFACE
  8. MIST DAILY.   SEEDS SHOULD BE MOIST, NOT WET.
  9. GERMINATION SHOULD OCCUR WITHIN 7 DAYS
  10. COTELYDONS IN 15 DAYS WITH NICE GREEN COLOR
  11. FIRST TRUE LEAVES APPARENT IN LESS THAN 30 DAYS. WITH PLENTY OF LIGHT, THE LEAVES SHOULD BE CLOSE TO THE COTELYDONS.
  12. WITH FIRST TRUE LEAVES, FERTILIZE WITH VERY DILUTED FISH EMULSION.
  13. TRANSPLANT INTO LARGER CONTAINER WHEN YOU SEE THE SECOND SET OF TRUE LEAVES.
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