simonssf
Apr 23

Size of starting pot advice

10 comments

To all growers,

 

Happy Earth Day! I'm looking for a little advice What size pot should I use: 1 litre or 3 litre

 

Thanks

Simon

Caper842
Apr 23

I start of with solo cups with a few holes in the bottom. Then transplant to 2 gallon grow bags.

Caper842
Apr 23

 

 

Caper842
Apr 23

 

 

simonssf
Apr 23

Hi Caper842,

 

Thank you for the pictures, and I have pots that size and that picture really helped seeing it beside the water jug.

 

Thanks Simon Southwell

Caper842
Apr 23

No problem Simon. It's not necessary but I use a clear solo cup inside a solid color cup. That way I can check on the roots and know when it's time to transplant into the bigger pot.

Jody Rendell

simonssf
Apr 23

Hi Mr. Rendell,

 

Thank you for the quick response, that's cool I haven't thought of that, I'm soaking my seed tonight and planting tomorrow, because your in Nova Scotia when do you start your giant pumpkins?

 

Thanks Simon

Caper842
Apr 23

I just started mine tonight. I soak my seeds in warm water on a heating mat for 3 hours. Then I place them in damp not soaked paper towel in a ziplock sandwich bag until they pop a root. Once I see a root I put the in the solo cups. There are lots of ways to plant your seeds this is just how I do it.

Caper842
Apr 23

 

 

Caper842
Apr 23

1875 Mendi ..... 2095 Brandt ...... 2255 Zaychkowsky hopefully they all germinate. I've got some of my 842 seeds going as backups just incase(2363 x self)

simonssf
Apr 23

Hi Mr. Rendell,

 

I'm soaking a 2363 Holland that I got at an auction, a 1846 Harley from your auction, the 2170 Daletas / 1927.5 Daletas / 1803 Hoelke / 1807 Holub sq / 1542 Kline / 1512 Butler / 1760 Bryson, I'll let you know in a week what happens because it usually takes 3 days to germinate a seed.

 

Thanks Simon

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