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Janie BJanie B LincolnshirePosts: 865
Hi there... I have grown some Red Boy cornflower seeds, and they have got very leggy. Should I pinch the tops out, or support them with little stakes in their legginess...? Cheers



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  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,070
     Can we see a whole seedling? It's hard to tell if they're pinchable.
    Can you give them some more light? That's what they really needed
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 21,140
    They're not pinchable, I’ve never pinched them, they look fine,  when they’ve grown on a bit more, pot them on and sink a bit deeper in the compost.
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Janie BJanie B LincolnshirePosts: 865
    ok, thanks, @Lyn. I've just potted them on from cells today! A question I've been meaning to ask... when you pot on, can you ALWAYS bury the little baby leaves under the soil? 

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