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Growing Hot Chile Peppers — Growing tips

Growing Hot Peppers from Seed: Helmet Heads

Justin White Growing tips Seed Starting

Growing Hot Peppers from Seed: Helmet Heads

If you grow peppers from seeds or probably about any plant you are likely to get some helmet heads sometimes.  This is when the seed is stuck on the cotyledons.  Normally and ideally the seed coat will remain under the soil as the seedling grows out of it.  Sometimes though they are stuck.   There is a few things that can help some with this but no guarantees.  Soaking the seeds for a day or more before planting seems to help some.  It gets the seed thoroughly wet and can soften it a bit.  Planting a little deeper maybe around 3/8...

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