Pots and pellets

There are several kinds of small pots, pellets, cubes and other small containers available for use in transplanting. Jiffy-7 pellets are compressed sterile sphagnum peat and soil with added fertilizer, all enclosed in a plastic net The pellet expands to form a small container (13/4" x 2") when placed in water. The seed is planted directly in the pellet just before this watering. Jiffy pots are available in several forms: Jiffy-7 Special, with a preformed quarter-inch hole, ideal for cuttings; Jiffy-7 Trays, prepackaged pellets in green plastic trays; and Jiffy-9, which is held together with a binder instead of a net

Other brands include BR-8 Gro-Blocks, which are fiber blocks containing fertilizer; Fertil-Cubes and Gro-Blocks, which are made from a blend of mosses, plant food and vermiculite, and each of which has a depression for planting seed; Peat Pots, which are made of fiber and should be filled with synthetic soil. These latter are square or round and come in multiple break-apart strips. Cell Pots or Paks are light plastic pots, filled with synthetic soil, for growing individual

Peat Pots Round And Square

Usa JIffy-7s® to start seedlings.

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Usa JIffy-7s® to start seedlings.

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Jiffy Prepacked Trays

Use Jiffy-7s' to root cuttings for outdoor use.

Figure 6.03 Jiffy-7 s

Jiffy-7 pellets are compressed sterile sphagnum peat and soil with added fertilizer, all enclosed in a plastic net The pellet expands to form a small container when placed in water. The seed is planted directly in the pellet, then watered.

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Use Jiffy-7s' to root cuttings for outdoor use.

Figure 6.03 Jiffy-7 s

Jiffy-7 pellets are compressed sterile sphagnum peat and soil with added fertilizer, all enclosed in a plastic net The pellet expands to form a small container when placed in water. The seed is planted directly in the pellet, then watered.

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West Chicago, IL 60185

"pop-out" transplant They are available as single cells or in units of 2, 3, 4 or 12 cells. There are also larger sizes.

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    Are jiffy seed pellets sterile?
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