Archive | October 2010

Cultural Infomation

Cultural Notes

Seedlings in Flask – The most critical thing is to keep them cool. I have been told that because of the light source, heat builds up in the flask and will be about 10 degrees F warmer than the surrounding air. Excessive heat in phrags slows or stops growth. This is especially true of seedlings. You might try a room temp of around 68 F. I would think that lower would be fine. I am currently working with the light source at about 14″ above the shelf and running to 4′ flourescent bulbs for a 2′ x 4′ shelf. Continue reading