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Old 10-28-2007, 12:24 AM
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I usually let the tap root grow 1/4 -1/2 Inch not more than that and then transplant to soil.If the tap root is too short I dont get the best results , same goes with extra long roots as when you move them to soil they have so many fragile little 'white hair' on the tap root that these get damaged easily with handling.

For this very first transplant I prefer to get soil that is not very wet/almost dry fill the pots and just water the area the seed will be placed
(this way you get better aeration for the tap root as not all of the pots medium is wet and saturater with water ),then place the seed in the soil but make sure its not very deep..around half an inch cause from experience I get better results than when placing the seed deeper in the soil.
cheers , Haz3
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