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Now this is leggy!

I found this sprouting in my worm composting bin and thought that I would keep it going. It's either butternut squash or melon. Just for fun. The funny thing is it loved the worm bin and grew very long and very white. Now that it has gotten under my grow lights it has taken off. I just thought I would share the pic since I thought it funny.

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Yup! clearly wasn't getting much light, accounting for the leggy and the pale.

Should do fine now... I like mystery plants! :)
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Looks to be responding to your Dobani Snake Charmer. :lol:


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Question about leggy seedlings - this is my first year starting seedlings indoors, and some of my tomatoes have gotten leggy. Is this going to affect their productivity? I figured I'd just sink them a little deeper with every up-potting I do, and mound them up when I finally put them outdoors... :?
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My tomatoes sometimes get a little leggy. I usually, like you said. plant deeper when up potting. Have seen no effect on production.


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Just be careful with them in the meantime. I started my tomatoes a bit too early last year and some of them got leggy on me because I didn't have a good place to keep them while waiting for it to warm up-- they outgrew my regular seed starting area. Anyway, I lost a number of them in the hardening off process, because they were easy to snap in half with breezes or just trying to move pots and the vines getting tangled up together.

Once in the ground, buried deep, they were fine and did well.
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i always find plants growing in the worm bin, just last week i took out a peach/nectarine seedling.
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