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17. What does pricking out mean for tomato plants?

ThePrickrefers to the process in whichseedlingsindividuallytransferred to larger pots become. This process, also calledseperate known, causes positive stress for the plants and promotes their strength and health.


Pricking out is usually done when the seedlings have developed their first pair of proper leaves. They are carefully transplanted into pots with special tomato or vegetable soil to support healthy growth.


This step is crucial to provide the plants with enough space and nutrients to develop well, especially before transplanting them outdoors or into larger containers.

Pikieren von Tomatenpflanzen
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