Flashcards in Common Problems with Seedlings Deck (3)
The seedlings are spindly yellow + stretching towards the light. What is the problem?
They need more light. Put outside on a sunny, warm day in full sun. A little on the first day and build up tolerance.
The seedlings are keeling over + pinched at soil level. What is the problem?
"Damping off” disease caused by fungi.
Increase ventilation w/fans, open windows, increase sunlight. Don’t over water. Add small amount of sand to the soil mix or a fine layer of coarse sand on top of the soil -- discourages fungal activity. use ACTINOVATE.