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Re: [nafex] Stratified Apple Seed
Would watering them in with captan be a good idea? I also have a general
purpose fruit spray that has ferbam in it.
If I moisten the seed starter with a such a control agent in the
very begining, would it prevent the problem?
Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a
On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, jim wrote:
> Thomas, those "white specks" are root tips. Let the roots erupt to perhaps
> 1/8 to 1/4", then plant, root down, in starter mix. Cover only about 1/4".
> Indiv. pots will be useful; deep pot best. Expect mildew infection when
> sdlgs are 2 or 3" tall -- it will stop all growth unless you control.
> Thomas Olenio wrote:
> > Hello,
> > As an experiment and to create some standard rootstock I stratified some
> > Idared spple seed lest fall in the refrigerator. The seeds are now
> > begining to show white specks at the tips.
> > My question is; what is the next step? Should I plant them in a flat, or
> > individual pots, and should I use soil or seed starter mix?
> > Thanks,
> > Tom
> > --
> > Thomas Olenio
> > Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a