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Can I re-pot deeper

Discussion in 'Edible Gardening' started by Notty1975, May 8, 2018.

  1. Notty1975

    Notty1975 Gardener

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    Hi all my cucumbers need potting up now and my bell and chilly peppers in a week or so can I pot them up deeper like toms to get a better plant
    Thanks all
     
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    I vote for "yes you can" - I reguarly plant mine deeper when I pot them on, removing any low leaves as required.
     
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    • Notty1975

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      Would that be for them all cucs peppers and chilies ?
       
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        pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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        I've never planted pepper deeper, but I always top dressed cues when the stem starts to grow those white knobbly bits around the base.
         
      • Mike77

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        Ive been wondering the same. My pickling cucumbers look like they could do with being planted a bit deeper.
         
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        • Scrungee

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          I always try and keep the soil level low when sowing squash/etc. seeds, so when they sprout I can top up with MPC to support the plants.
           

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