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Apr 27, 2017 2:41 AM CST
I have started growing radish seeds. Now after a couple of days they have grown into nice little seedlings having two big cotledons. Should I place the seedlings safety by the window or open the window pane and expose them brightly
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Apr 27, 2017 5:48 AM CST
without location we don't know how strong your sun is. Seedlings need bright light. Remember, they normally grow in full sun. Inside a window is mush dimmer. But beware with windowsill seedlings, when the sun is strong, they can heat up and dry out quickly. People who do a lot of seedlings use tube lights; they don't get hot, and give lots of light.
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