Baptisia seedlings

docmom_gw(5)

There is a beautiful Baptisia plant at the entrance to my office building. Today I noticed a ton of seedlings popping up around the plant center. I collected a bunch and put them in small pots in my apartment under lights. My hope is to take them over Memorial Day weekend to my sister in Michigan, who has acreage to plant natives, How long can they tolerate being in artificial surroundings, and how deep will their roots grow in threee weeks?

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beesneeds(zone 6)

If you collected them already popping up.. and if you have similar outdoor space at home, you shouldn't need to keep them under lights at this point. And depending on what size pot you put them into, like if you crammed a pot full or gave them a bit of room, they should be fine for 3 weeks so long as you treat them well.

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neen_5mi(z5 MI)

She's in a high rise apartment building, downtown St. Paul. Guess I know what I'm getting for my birthday!! I'm the Michigan sister. :-)

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beesneeds(zone 6)

Well then happy birthday neen! What a nice gift to get :)

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