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manny
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Should I be bragging or crying!?!?

Here are my seedlings. Do they seem leggy? I have them on a south facing window on cool days and outside on warm days. They lean over toward the sun and I am rotating them around so they stay straight. Is this good or just encouraging leggyness?
EDIT1: These are zinnias and mexican sunflowers.
EDIT2: When should I thin these out if at all?

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I would take a dozen and put in bigger pots now or a 48 pak type flat!

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They don't look bad; it's a little hard to tell as they are still small. But yes, while they are in the window, you definitely need to keep rotating them frequently.

They will need to be thinned/ potted up eventually. But again they are still very small and not looking too crowded. You could afford to wait a week.

Congratulations, you will have a lovely field of flowers this summer! Tithonia and zinnia is a great combination.

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I say bragging. Those are lovely seedlings!

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manny
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Thanks for all the replies! I can't wait to post new pictures.

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I came home from work and found one seedling that looked like it was pinched right on the base. Did I have a 'dampen off' victim?

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if only 1 plant no problem...if it starts to spread...that's a problem-good luck!!!



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