Friday, August 10, 2012

Green finger tips - germinating lettuce

Geminating Lettuce seed

These lettuce seedlings are two days old. Lettuce seed germinates best when exposed to light briefly before planting. The seedlings will germinate in 2 to 3 days.

Lettuce seedling developing

Twelve days later the first true leaves are visible. Once there is more growth, the seedlings will be ready to transplant.

Lettuce seedlings ready to be transplanted

After another 16 days the seedlings are ready to transplant.

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