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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

How to Pinch Off Plants

Why pinch off plants?

Whenever I've grown selaginella in a terrarium environment it gets very leggy.  The humid conditions seem to kick it into overtime growth and it will takeover a whole terrarium if given the chance.  The remedy appears to be "pinching off" the top growth of each little stem in order to stymy the growth.  This is time-consuming but seems to work?  I wonder how frequently it needs to be pinched off.


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