[Market-farming] fennel and other flats

Roots Farm karen at rootsfarm.info
Tue May 8 12:51:24 EDT 2012


No problem transplanting fennel and kohlrabi in Dominica and that was from regular 4x6 flat, not individual cells, about 10-12 to flat.    Transplanting done when plants 3" or less, watered immediately.

Best wishes to all,

Karen

Roots Farm Organic Produce
Fruits, Roots, Vegetables & Herbs
Cochrane, DOMINICA
767-449-3038 (before 7 P.M.)
karen at rootsfarm.info

On May 8, 2012, at 12:32 PM, <clearviewfarm at bluefrog.com> <clearviewfarm at bluefrog.com> wrote:

> Dennis Ferlito of Bejo Seeds told me that they transplant all fennel and did when he was on the family muck farm in Oswego, NY.  We never discussed cell size, though.
> 
> Kurt Forman
> Clearview Farm
> Palmyra, NY 14522
> Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
> 
> --- organic87 at frontiernet.net wrote:
> 
> From: Road's End Farm <organic87 at frontiernet.net>
> To: Market Farming <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: Re: [Market-farming] fennel and other flats
> Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 12:28:45 -0400
> 
> I use 72's for cabbage and broccoli.
> 
> I direct seed kohlrabi and fennel, so can't speak to those. Do they transplant well?
> 
> 
> -- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
> Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On May 8, 2012, at 12:17 PM, <clearviewfarm wrote:
> 
> What size flats (cells per flat) do you folks like to use to start fennel, cabbage, broccoli and kohlrabi in?
> 
> Kurt Forman
> Clearview Farm
> Palmyra, NY 14522
> Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
> 
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