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Need help on shoot separation

Greeting friends, newbie to gardening here and currently growing dahlia I bought last month from local florist, bought with flower blooms for about 2 weeks and then wilt and I cut it, there’s also ...
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What kind of plant is this? It looks like a tomato plant but I'm not sure that's what it is

What kind of plant is this seedling? I've been told it looks like a tomato plant but I'm not sure that's what it is. It's been growing for about a month and a half.
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What are the best practices for growing cherry tomatoes from a sprout?

I did a small quarantine experiment with some overripe grape tomatoes that I need some tips on. I managed to harvest the seeds and plant them and voila! Over 50 tomato sprouts. Now the question is......
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Plum seeds won't sprout

i've been trying to grow some wild plums from seed. They've spent two months in the fridge in a ziplock bag with some perlite and a bit of water, after that i've cracked them and placed the seeds in a ...
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Why did my Crassula Ovata sprout a new plant from the middle of the leaf?

Check out what I found on my Carssula Ovata this morning: And the back side: The leaf looks dry/dead because the plant suffered a severe burn from staying in a closed greenhouse in early spring (...
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How do I prevent oak trees from sprouting on lawn?

How do I control sprouting throughout the lawn about four feet all around?
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How to soak and sprout hazelnuts?

I have a few hazelnuts. How do I germinate them? What should I pay attention to? I would appreciate it if you could help.
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New fig trees seemed dead; now sprouting from the base. Any special treatment?

We planted two Chicago Hardy fig trees here in DC last fall, but we planted them a bit late, and had an early freeze and a cold winter overall. They were each a single stalk of about 18-24" (45-60 cm) ...
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Is there any way to keep cats away from indoor sprouts?

It's been a problem all spring. I have my sprouts that I want to plant in the garden, but living in Canada, it's better to sprout them inside to then plant them outside when it stops having freezing ...
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Can someone help me identify this bonsai sprout?

I planted it from a Bonsai kit. The seed packet is labeled as Black Pine seeds but, in comparison to photos online, these sprouts seem suspicious. Another sprout came up, it looks more like a pine ...
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Why is my mango seed turning green but not sprouting?

I planted a mango seed six weeks ago, the seed itself turned green and it seems to me I can see a root forming down into the soil. Yet after all this time there is no sprout coming up. I'm a bit ...
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How long does it take for mint sprouts to grow true leaves?

I have planted some mint seeds in a couple of pots and fortunately they germinated within a reasonable length of time (4 or 5 days, if I remember correctly). But the sprouts are somehow slow to grow: ...
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Is there a difference between seeds that are for planting vs sprouting? If so, what are they?

Title is the question, question is close this one, however there might be more information available specifically for planting. The price and quantity of sprouting seeds seem to, by and large, have ...
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Tender fuchsias not coming back to life after overwintering

I have a collection of fuchsias, which are marketed as non-hardy so I have overwintered them dormant by removing all the greenery, pruning them hard and keeping them in the shed. I am in the UK and ...
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Sprouting: sprouting seeds vs. beans from grocery store

I came across an article about sprouting and I found it interesting and decided to give it a try. I bought specialized sprouting seeds and my girlfriend asked me why I was buying such seeds when she ...
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What are little hairs around sprout just above the soil?

I started sprouts of radishes. I took 3 coffee paper cups, filled them with soil, put 1 seed in each cup and watered a litte bit. After few days all 3 radishes sprouted but 1 of them has white little ...
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Why are the leaves of my Lemon sprout turning yellowish?

I successfully sprouted a lemon seed but after a month it stopped growing and its leaves started turning yellow. I was using heavy nitrogen fertilizer, so that can't be the problem. Then I tried some ...
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Self seeded oak sprouts, want to safely relocate to see if they will take

I have several self seeded oak sprouts under our pine trees. I know they can't stay there at the roots of the large pines. But want to see if the tree sprouts will grow we have 2 1/2 acres & would ...
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I accidentally froze my papaya seeds, how will it affect them?

I scooped out a bunch of seeds from a fresh papaya (a very good one, seems like prime genetic material). I didn't have time to clean them right away, so I put them in the fridge to prevent the pieces ...
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Approximately how long will it take for sunchoke to appear after planting?

Approximately how long does it take for sunchoke to go from planting to sprouting above the ground?
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Will garlic that sprouted on the shelf produce new cloves?

At a farm market this Spring I saw a display of garlic (hard-neck, if it matters) for sale that had started to sprout. The leaf-blades were at least an inch past the ends of the tip of the cloves and ...
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How to prevent creation of mold while sprouting wheatgrass indoors?

I'm sprouting wheat grass indoors and its growing pretty well. I've been following video's that I've seen on YouTube to sprout it. The problem I have is that I've reached the stage that I remove the ...
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Germinating ALL vegetable/fruit/ornamental seeds in water before planting in soil [closed]

Is it advantageous to germinate all your seeds in water till they sprout before planting in the soil? Or only some? If some, which ones and why? I have seen people do this online to tomato seeds ...
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Why did my Agave plants stop growing shortly after sprouting?

I planted some agave seeds about two months ago, which sprouted into 4 or 5 little 0.5 to 1 inch sprouts within a couple of weeks. However, they haven't grown at all since then. I water them about 1/3 ...
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Chilli sprouts are too close together. Should I start culling them?

I literally just sprinkled some chilli seeds into an unused pot with potting mix. They have all started sprouting. I didn't really know what I was doing, so I think they are too close together. I am ...
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Why do I need special microgreen seeds?

I'd like to start growing microgreens indoors. Why do I need to buy specific microgreen seeds? Why can't I use seeds that I'd plant in my garden? It seems like a marketing gimmick to me.
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Should young citrus (kumquat) seedlings be kept under direct sunlight or indirect sunlight?

After the seeds have sprouted, should the initial stem and cotyledons be kept under direct sunlight or indirect sunlight, assuming watering once a day? At what stage should they be moved to direct ...
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Why seeds from the same citrus (kumquat) tree produce different sprouts?

I've sprouted two kumquat seeds from the same tree. One sprout looks very green and "healthy", with considerable cotyledons, while the other is very pale, with tiny cotyledons, that aren't growing any ...
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Sprouting dried avocado pit

The first time I tried sprouting an avocado, I got a tree that lived in a pot for about 4 years. Ever since then I have not been able to get a pit to sprout. I have 5 pits that someone saved for me ...