Germination to transplant time?

by Jeffrey
(Phoenix, AZ)

When you germinate seeds, how long should I leave them in the propagation trays before I move them to their permanent home. My name is Jeffrey, I just recently got into hydroponics.

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Answer from Stella:

Hi Jeffrey,
In order to give an exact answer, I would have to know what you are growing. This is a general answer for most plants:

When to transplant? When the plant is 2-3 inches tall, with 4 leaves, and roots start to show thru the sides of the cubes. This usually takes 1-3 weeks. Peppers and tomatoes can take up to 4 weeks.

For medical herbs, you might want to let them get 4-6 inches tall before transplanting, but they will do much better once under the bright lights.

For some good tips on transplanting without shocking, read this page:

Hydroponic Seeds

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