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After seeds germinate, do your leggy seedlings look weak and straggly like this?
What Causes Leggy Seedlings?
‘Leggy’ seedlings typically have stretched skinny stems and look fragile. They may be bending forward rather than growing up straight with a strong stem.
If your newly germinated seedlings look like this, it may be due to one of three common causes: (more…)