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Its definitely got less of a chance of making it now then it did before it was damaged, but if I were a betting man, and I am, id say as long as that tap root isn't damaged, and conditions are ideal, its probably going to make it. Some advice though, dont baby it. If you do, and thats the only reason it survives, your going to have a weak tree. Avocado'...


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The problem is you've got them indoors. These trees (Koelreuteria paniculata) are deciduous and hardy in USDA zones 5-9, so should be able to tolerate a winter where you are. Being deciduous, at this time of year they should have lost or been in the process of losing their leaves for winter dormancy. Added to that, moving them outdoors for short periods and ...


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Your biggest problem will be soil too warm after sprouting , this will make seedling too tall/leggy. Long ago I grew many plants from seed in Chicago area. Once sprouted , I moved the flats to a garage that was usually 50 to 60 F. I used 48" shop lights with a mix of grolux and white bulbs but I added 2 incandescent sockets to each hood with 60 watt bulbs ( ...


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I ended up getting four 48" double bulb shop lights. I started with 10 flats on heat mats. Transplanted into 3 or 4 inch pots, then 6 inch, and hardened them off outside about a week before I planted them out. It didn't seem to mater which bulbs I used. I tried different kinds the next summer. It Worked great.


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