- Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:51 pm
I germinated my little seedlings in a 50% peat moss/ 50% quartz sand blend, with a thin layer of sand on the top. (Mainly just so that the seeds would be easier to spot...) Well, once they began germinating, I would occasionally (and very gently) pick them up and move them to a better location, so that they each had plenty of room to grow. It didn't seem to affect them at all, and they just kept on growing. I just made sure to keep their tiny little roots slightly covered up. Eventually, you would have to move them anyways. So you might as well do it before they grow even more, and their roots grow any further into the cotton. There shouldn't be any problems with moving them once they've germinated.
EDIT: I just thought I'd throw in a couple of pics that I had taken back when I was moving my seedlings. I was a little hesitant about holding this one to take a pic of it, thinking that I might stress him out. But it didn't seem to bother this little seedling in the slightest bit, once I placed him back into his new spot.
Just a pic of my seedling as close as I could get w/ regular focus... DSC00593.JPG (31.1 KiB) Viewed 1367 times
Then I digitally zoomed in to get a closeup. DSC00594.JPG (30 KiB) Viewed 1367 times
Last edited by tom_e_boi on Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:23 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Obsessed with Orchids, Carnivorous, and all uniquely beautiful plants... :D