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Orkine

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Separate and transplant soursop seedling
« on: April 21, 2022, 08:47:33 PM »
I planted several seeds in the same pot and many (abut 10) germinated and grew past the dreaded 6 inch (dreaded for me because at about that height I tend to lose many annona seedlings to wilt or rabbits).
I could pull some leaving two plants in the pot but I would like to retain as many as I can.  Is there a good age for separating soursop seedlings?  I will need to repot soon anyway but separating will disturb the roots much more.

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Re: Separate and transplant soursop seedling
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2022, 10:07:06 PM »
I would separate them as soon as you can once they are at least a few inches tall.  Just be careful and hope for the best.   I think you'll be fine.

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Re: Separate and transplant soursop seedling
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2022, 09:17:38 PM »
Soursop are pretty tough. I've separated more than 20 from a 1 gallon pot.

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Re: Separate and transplant soursop seedling
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2022, 12:46:57 AM »
Soursop are pretty tough. I've separated more than 20 from a 1 gallon pot.
How large were the seedlings when you separated them?


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Re: Separate and transplant soursop seedling
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2022, 01:20:17 AM »
Just separated 4 of them from a 3 gallon bag. 2 of them are about 2 feet tall and the other 2 about 1 foot tall. They've been in water for 4 days no problem. It's not humidity that kills em can tell you that, but they hate cold.
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Re: Separate and transplant soursop seedling
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2022, 07:12:02 AM »
Soursop are pretty tough. I've separated more than 20 from a 1 gallon pot.
How large were the seedlings when you separated them?
About 4 inches. By the time they were out most were bare rooted. They didn't wilt down. I replanted immediately.

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Re: Separate and transplant soursop seedling
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2022, 07:30:47 PM »
Thanks, done.
They are separated, now I wait and see if I just wiped out my cache or if I have multiple to select from .

 

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