Re: [tomato] Tomato Digest V1 #160

Orchid (
Wed, 3 Mar 1999 11:43:33 -0500

>One advantage is that when you transplant, you can set the seedling a bit
>deeper in the next pot, which makes for a stronger root system. This is
>because tomatoes have those little hairs along the stem (look closely,
>see them!) Those hairs will sprout into roots if they get buried under
>This transplant method works especially well if you find that light levels
>weren't sufficient and your seedlings are a bit spindly. Happy gardening!

Does this apply to tomatoes only, or is this technique used for all
vegetable seedlings?