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SUNFLOWER SEEDS..........

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swiperfox Thu 04-Aug-05 15:07:19

We planted about 6 sunflower seeds in a little pot given to us at the jump up day. I didn't think anymore of it but looked yesterday and all the seeds have sprouted!! Do i need to move them into one per pot or is it best not to disturb them? They are all together in the same little spot so I assume that's not going to help them!?

WigWamBam Thu 04-Aug-05 15:08:29

The usual advice is to wait until they have their first leaves, then carefully transplant the seedlings into individual pots.

swiperfox Thu 04-Aug-05 15:20:38

Do you thnk they'll all come up being so close together? ( dd made a hole in the soil with her finger and they're all in there together!)

WigWamBam Thu 04-Aug-05 15:25:14

You could try to tease them apart a bit, but usually if you try to move them before the first leaves appear then they won't survive. If they've only just started to come through I wouldn't risk it.

swiperfox Thu 04-Aug-05 15:27:32

ok, will leave them for a while. Thank you!

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