Seed Starter

All natural seed starting mix
  • For all seedlings and cuttings.
  • Promotes Root Growth
  • Improves moisture retention

For use on:

For Starting Seeds & Rooting Cuttings

When to use:

Use indoors in the late Winter or early Spring to start seeds for transplanting into the garden.

 

How much to use:

Starting from seeds:

  • Fill a shallow container with Espoma Organic Seed Starter. Peat pots or special seed starting trays with drainage holes make transplanting easier.
  • Wet seeds and allow to drain.
  • Plant seeds according to package directions.
  • Place container in a warm bright location (avoid direct sunlight).
  • Keep moist by misting with a spray bottle.
  • When the plant develops its first true leaves transplant it into a larger container or outdoors in a prepared bed.

Note: Dig seedling out of its mix and extend handle with care to avoid damaging the fragile stem and root system.

Starting from Cuttings:

  • Add seed starter to a clean container and wet the mix.
  • Make a hole with a pencil, gently insert the cutting and pat the soil to close the hole.
  • Keep soil moist until roots are developed and the plant can be transplanted.

How to apply:

Starting from seeds:

  • Fill a shallow container with Espoma Organic Seed Starter. Peat pots or special seed starting trays with drainage holes make transplanting easier.
  • Wet seeds and allow to drain.
  • Plant seeds according to package directions.
  • Place container in a warm bright location (avoid direct sunlight).
  • Keep moist by misting with a spray bottle.
  • When the plant develops its first true leaves transplant it into a larger container or outdoors in a prepared bed.

Note: Dig seedling out of its mix and extend handle with care to avoid damaging the fragile stem and root system.

Starting from Cuttings:

  • Add seed starter to a clean container and wet the mix.
  • Make a hole with a pencil, gently insert the cutting and pat the soil to close the hole.
  • Keep soil moist until roots are developed and the plant can be transplanted.

Available in 8 and 16 qt. bags

Ingredients:

This product is formulated from 80-90% Canadian sphagnum peat moss, perlite, limestone to adjust pH, and yucca extract.

Active Ingredients:

Ectomycorrhizal Fungi:  A total of 131.38 propagules / cc (3.7 million propagules per cubic foot) of the following 5 species:

Pisiolithus tinctorius                         105.66

Rhizopogon luteolus                         8.57

Rhizopogon roseolus                        8.57

Scleroderma citrinum                        4.29

Scleroderma verrucosum                  4.29

Endomycorrhizal Fungi:  A total of 0.072 propagules  / cc (2,040  propagules per cubic foot) of the following 4 species

Rhizophagus irregularis                   0.018

Septoglomus deserticola                 0.018

Claroideoglomus etunicatum           0.018

Funneliformis mosseae                   0.018