What type soil for seedlings


#1

Ok, got my beans with tiny pop sprout. Reading articles one in grow bible said to stay away from miracle grow type soils with time released nutrients and another one I read said to use one for seed propagation.
Should I be using just plain potting soil?


#2

Generic Organic potting soil with perlite works perfect. Or if you can’t find that there are a bunch of seed starting mixes available. Stay away from anything with fertilizer in it. @ReMoLu

I go start to finish in Fox Farms Happy Frog without issues. Are you going to be growing in soil?


#3

I also have had great luck with FFHF. If you have a local hydro store, they’ll almost certainly have it.


#4

What type of FFHF the ph balanced or organic ?


#5

I’m pretty sure there is only one Happy Frog soil, which is organic and ph balanced. I’m guessing it’s the same thing, just described in a different manner. They also make a soil conditioner and a line of nutrients under the same name.


#6

Happy Frog Organic / ph balanced soil.

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#7

Any kind of soil is good for seedling But needs to have a very low NPK level (0.3-0.1-0.2 or something like this) :wink:


#8

@bob31 thanks I got some today and my sprouts are in bed. All 5 that I started germination on sprouted.


#9

I used a seed starting soil and added about 15% worm castings ! Is that OK?