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Old 08-25-2009, 05:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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My son threw some papaya seeds into some pots and now I have a mess of plants growing out of the pot. Any recommendations or suggestiong on separating them to re pot in bigger pots?
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Old 08-25-2009, 08:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Are they teeny, tiny and really close together? I would use a teaspoon as a little shovel and try to get them out that way. I think they grow really fast so I hope you have a lot of pots and potting soil. Hope this helps! Good Luck!
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A couple of small forks will work ....whatever it takes , just get them apart now before they get too tangled to separate,assume you'll lose a few...(less stress being a pessimist in this case)and let your son have fun with what's left!.......atta boy!
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Being they are small and your going to transplant them, flood the pot with water to loosen up the soil and carefully remove them.
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My son got most of them in pots 45 of them. There still are a few in the other pot that need to be re potted...

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