ruggr10
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Peppers and Heat

My peppers sprouted quickly, and at 100% germination!!
I've got Glow in the Dark, Amish Sweet, and Banana peppers.
My question is when do I take them off the heating pad?

wordwiz
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Yesterday! As soon as they pop through the soil. Get them under lights.

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ruggr10
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Ok... I had them under lights and on heating pad. Thanks!!!!

I actually germinated them in paper towels in ziplock baggies set on the furnace. They were plenty toasty, then I put them on the pad under the lights after germinating. A few popped up in less than 24 hours! This is my first time and I'm quite pumped that so far so good!

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Sounds like it's going well! Everyone does things differently. I leave mine on the heat pad until they get their first true leaves, then they come off. (But no humidity domes!) And they are under the lights the whole time. Like you I have heating pads and lights.
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