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Greenhouse Advice

Learn about propagating, or reproducing, plants from seeds, then get some tips for using containers to start the tender seeds.

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transplant after plant has shed its seed leaves
Photo 5 of 7Transplanting should be done only after the plant has sprouted and shed its first leaves, called the seed leaves.

Transplanting(5 of 7)

They feed the developing plant and will turn yellow and fall off on their own. The true leaves, which look different, will follow and signal the right time for transplanting.

Next Photo: Transplant the Seedling