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Transplanting Azalea Bush Late in Season

Given that any plant transplanted in December in your area won't be able to grow roots before the ground freezes, such plants will be susceptible to frost-heaving, which could easily kill it outright. ...
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How to avoid damaging seedling roots during transplanting from coco peat germination medium

Don't uproot the seedling. Take a plug of soil around the seedling with the roots in it, and transplant that entire plug without disturbing the roots any more than you need to. It is much less ...
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How to avoid damaging seedling roots during transplanting from coco peat germination medium

Seedling size 2"/5cm? I'd say you're waiting much too long to transplant, which is why the roots are so tangled. Or, if you are going to wait that long, you need to space the seeds far apart for ...
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Transplanting vegetable plants

The tomatoes stand a chance if you get enough roots/dirt. IME, odds are pretty slim for the corn and carrots. Neither are commonly transplanted and that's because transplanting them is rarely ...
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Transplanting/mailing a fern

I have never shipped any live plant, so I can only offer what I read online. The folks of Fancy Fronds Nursery in Washington, USA sell ferns through the mail. This is what their FAQ says about their ...
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Transplant shock avocado tree

Sorry to say that tree looks very sad. Avocados are trees so they are vigorous if well established. Check to see if there is living tissue by making a small longitudinal cut in the bark. If the tree ...
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how is my avocado?

You should transplant it as soon as you can. It is a tree, so it will not look like a bush. When you plant it, ensure that you have a good strong stake next to it and tie the plant to it. For ...
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Tree replanting question

In theory any trees can be transplanted as long as the root is not damaged, and you minimise the shock that the tree experiences. Some trees are harder to transplant if they have deep tp roots. ...
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How to avoid damaging seedling roots during transplanting from coco peat germination medium

+1 on MackM's answer, it should be the accepted one. This here is several comments on it too lengthy to insist them being incorporated. One bit learned from a local gardening newspaper: water the ...
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how is my avocado?

In general, avocados - left to their own devices will grow very tall (think 10-20 meters tall). In order to encourage them to grow outwards and not up, you need to cut off the main branch. Typically ...
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African Daisy Seedlings

These look fine - maybe a touch leggy, but not critical. If you can increase the light, it can help, but I wouldn't worry too much. Please don't transplant them yet - let them develop the first set of ...
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Can I transplant new sprouts from a Royal Empress Tree stump?

Word to the wise, these trees are considered invasive in North America and Europe and are notoriously difficult to remove after they are established. We would be happy to help you select a native ...
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How to revive this plant?

Thank you for your question. I have been conducting many experiments with regards to snake plants and looking at the specimen you show in your picture, I am somewhat puzzled as to what it was you ...
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Are repotted plants having transplant shock better kept in shade?

If the plant is only shocked and not further destroyed, I would avoid putting it in the shadows. However, losing leaves might indicate that it prefers less light. Wilting is such an indication. ...
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When transplanting seedlings, why shouldn't I put them straight into the ground?

I don’t transplant until I’ve transferred the little seedlings to a larger pot (3x3) with a good draining soil mix. I let them grow in that for a couple more weeks. On average I don’t plant outside ...
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