Growing Vegetable Transplants. by Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture.

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SeriesPublication (Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture and Food) -- 485
ContributionsWiebe, John., Tiessen, H.
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Day Growing Temperatures - Optimum daytime temperature range for the development of sturdy, healthy seedlings. Night temperature should be 5 to 10 degrees cooler. * Vine crops (cucumber, muskmelon, pumpkin, squash, and watermelon) and okra do not transplant well.

After planting a vegetable seed (let’s say it is a tomato seed), there is an extended holding period while the seed germinates and grows into a plug that is large enough to transplant. Typically. The biointensive classic, How to Grow More Vegetables, has charts of soil temperatures (for both germination and plant-growing).

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Schales Most experts on vegetable plants agree that the ideal vegetable trans- plant should be stocky, have good color, be disease-free, and be at the proper stage of development for best growth when set in the garden.

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