Fouwii
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Tea Plant Help

After more attempts than I would like to admit, I finally managed to germinate some Camellia Sinensis (tea) seeds. There are around nine of them, and it's gotten to the point where almost all of them are around 4 inches tall, and have 2-4 big leaves. There are three to a pot (the soil is just the basic Miracle Grow seet starting mix), and I'm worried about them starting to be overcrowded. What's my next step here? Should I put them in separate pots with some proper potting soil? These plants seem to be hardy from what I've read online, but I don't want to risk it. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: Tea Plant Help

Should I put them in separate pots with some proper potting soil? Yes.

Even if you are going to put them in the ground later, I would grow them out more first. Baby little shrublings are so much more vulnerable (to heat, drought, pests, etc.) You can protect them better in pots.
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