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Questions and Answers for Miracle-Gro Seed Starting 8 qt. Potting Soil Mix

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  • For use with seed or when starting cuttings
  • Designed for fast root development
  • Should only be used for plants in containers

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Q:Hello so is this ok to put in big pots and let plants grow on a window sill
by|May 14, 2023
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A:  Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Soil Mix can be used for seed starting in containers. For larger plants in containers we suggest using Miracle-Gro Potting Mix.

by|May 16, 2023
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    Q:Can I use this potting soil to plant patio tomato, cucumbers and peppers in containers?
    by|Mar 31, 2023
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    A:  You can but using regular potting soil is more economical. I use this to start seed only.

    by|Apr 2, 2023

      A:  I only use this for sprouting seeds then I transplant to pots or garden. I think this mixture is too light for growth all season. I usually use the garden or regular potting soil for my peppers and tomatoes I grow in pots on my deck outside 

      by|Feb 26, 2024
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        A:  Yes

        by|Apr 7, 2023

          A:  Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Soil Mix is specially formulated for for starting your plants in containers. This product is specially formulated for fast root development. After first true leaves form, transplant seedlings into Miracle-Gro Potting Mix into larger containers.

          by|Apr 1, 2023
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            Q:What is the amount of nitrogen (N), phosphate (P2O5) and potash (K2O)?
            by|Mar 20, 2023
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            A:  I am sorry but I have no clue. Try looking online.

            by|Mar 25, 2023

              A:  NPK Analysis for Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Soil Mix is 0.03-0.03-0.03.

              by|May 20, 2023
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                Q:The video associated with this product shows a clear colored material in a small container that is applied to the stem of the cutting. What is this material?
                by|Dec 19, 2022
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                A:  Miracle-Gro Fast Rooting Hormone is applied to the cutting to help roots form quicker.

                by|Dec 20, 2022

                  A:  Rooting powder. 

                  by|Dec 25, 2022

                    A:  perlite

                    by|Dec 22, 2022
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                      Q:Can you use this mix to repot a mum plant
                      by|Dec 5, 2022
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                      A:  No, this for starting seeds. Use the regular potting mix for repotting.

                      by|Dec 11, 2022

                        A:  Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Soil Mix is safe for potting ornamental plants.

                        by|Oct 9, 2023
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                          Q:Can I add it to the ground and plants seeds?
                          by|Aug 20, 2022
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                          A:  Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Soil Mix is formulated for starting seeds in containers.

                          by|Aug 22, 2022

                            A:  I would not because often the dirt in your garden is too dense and has too much clay, making it difficult for young roots to spread. I put boiling water with my mixture, let it cool down a bit, and use rubber gloves to pack in to my seeding trays, then seed according to the instructions on the packet.

                            by|Feb 1, 2023
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                              Q:can I use this for rooting fig stem ?
                              by|Jul 31, 2022
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                              A:  Yes, have do it often.

                              by|Aug 4, 2022

                                A:  Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix can be used for rooting leaf, stem, and root cuttings

                                by|Aug 1, 2022
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                                  Q:Is this organic?
                                  by|Jul 11, 2022
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                                  A:  better than organic....it works

                                  by|Jul 15, 2022

                                    A:  Not organic unless it says organic

                                    by|Feb 4, 2023

                                      A:  Yes. The only ingredients look to be peat moss and vermiculite. To start seeds, I add boiling water to the soil to kill any bacteria or fungi, mix using some type of insulated glove, let it cool, and seed.

                                      by|Dec 2, 2022
                                        3 found this answer helpful

                                        A:  Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix is not organic.

                                        by|Jan 8, 2024
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                                          Q:will this work to start ponderosa pines from seed?
                                          by|Apr 3, 2022
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                                          A:  Miracle- Gro Seed Starting Potting Soil Mix can be used for seed starting in containers.

                                          by|Apr 4, 2022

                                            A:  This is a really good well-draining seed starting mix. I have not had a problem with growing anything with it. It's at such a good price, you should try growing your seedlings inside first and then move outside once they are strong enough and have a good root system.

                                            by|Feb 1, 2023
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                                            Q:What is the ph level of this soil?
                                            by|Mar 7, 2022
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                                            A:  Miracle-Gro Potting mixes have an initial pH range of 5.5 - 6.2 .The pH of this will change as soon as the consumer uses them. The types of plants used, and the type of water they use (city water, rainwater, well water) will all change the pH as soon as they contact our product.

                                            by|Feb 1, 2023
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                                              A:  I love this, I’m not sure but it is a great starter kit for seedlings. My cucumbers sprout in 3 days when I use this product.

                                              by|Jun 22, 2022

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