watch out for 'damping off'

26th March 2020

watch out for 'damping off'

Fungal 'damping off' disease can wipe out a tray of seedlings rapidly; it's particularly common when sowing very fine seeds like Nicotiana and Antirrhinum. There isn't any treatment - wash your seed tray with disinfectant and use fresh, sterile seed compost for the next batch.

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