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Sunday, January 27, 2019 G. Kins Catinthehat, WA

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Plastic slid out from under the paper and cardboard without much trouble. The paper was rotting. Root development was poor but one root can be seen emerging. Most roots were 1-5 deep they did not grow deeper. Poor soil conditions for root development (I think the soil was overly wet and anaerobic, also the third leaf shows nutrient issues) for but other than that, the timing @ 3 true leaves was appropriate. The plant would benefit, during transplanting, from staking. Using the entire depth of full size paper grocery bag might not provide much benefit, because the roots appear to mostly want to spread laterally... I expect the plant would not use the entire depth until after being significantly restricted by the width.

But even half full, a large paper grocery bag can hold 3-4 gallons.

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