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The seedling is planted about 2 centimeters under the ground. I'll remove the first one centimeter or so to see what happens. The stalk is also thinner than the younger ones. I hope it outgrows soon. The first leave is more than 2 inches long and 1 inch wide. The other two have thicker and longer stalks. I have planted them less than 1 centimeter deep. But their leaves are not fully grown yet to see if they reach the soil or not. According to what you mentioned, I am watering well. The leaves get dry after less than 15 minutes at night.
 
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The seedling is planted about 2 centimeters under the ground. I'll remove the first one centimeter or so to see what happens. The stalk is also thinner than the younger ones. I hope it outgrows soon. The first leave is more than 2 inches long and 1 inch wide. The other two have thicker and longer stalks. I have planted them less than 1 centimeter deep. But their leaves are not fully grown yet to see if they reach the soil or not. According to what you mentioned, I am watering well. The leaves get dry after less than 15 minutes at night.
I know that you germinated your seed in a plastic bag. When you plant a Mango seed in the soil to germinate you don't bury the seed completely. You leave the top of the seed uncovered with the roots covered. By planting 2 centimeters deep you probably covered up the entire sprouted seed. As the seedling grows its root flare stays too deep and your plant will probably contract Collar Rot and this is normally fatal in a mango.
 
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Tanx an ocean. I'll sure replant it right away. I don't want to lose it again. With the younger ones you can see the sprouting part of the seeds. Thank you again
 
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Tanx an ocean. I'll sure replant it right away. I don't want to lose it again. With the younger ones you can see the sprouting part of the seeds. Thank you again
On the younger ones leave about 1/4 inch of the top of the seed above the soil.
 
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I attached pictures of all three ones for you. Please tell me if they're on the right position or I need to replant all of them. The seeds are planted some how horizontally so I don't know how to put 1/4 inch of them out. By the way, I removed the two centimeters of the top soil of the first one. I noticed that it is sprouting again. You can see the young and pink sprout coming out of the soil like a worm. Should I remove it? Please notice the size and the position of the leaves too and tell me if they're doing well and normal.
 

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Three of the pictures are for the first one. Please check the thickness of the stalk and length of it and size of the leaves
 
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Three of the pictures are for the first one. Please check the thickness of the stalk and length of it and size of the leaves
They look OK. Where you have two or more shoots coming up let them grow for a couple of weeks and then remove the weakest looking one. These are still very young and tender plants. Don't let them overheat in the containers. At this time I would also cover the soil with a mulch such as straw. I need to see the base of the plants to make sure they aren't too deep.
 
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The seeds are planted horizontally. As you can see some parts of the seeds in the pictures, the other parts are covered with at most just one centimeter of soil or so. If I let the top layer of the soil dry out, I think the whole seed will be uncovered by wind in a few days. Are dried leaves of the last fall good to cover the soil? I have some Lonicera Japonica dried leaves mixed with red grapes leaves accumulated for years. How much should I use? 2 to 3 centimeters? Less or more?
 
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The seeds are planted horizontally. As you can see some parts of the seeds in the pictures, the other parts are covered with at most just one centimeter of soil or so. If I let the top layer of the soil dry out, I think the whole seed will be uncovered by wind in a few days. Are dried leaves of the last fall good to cover the soil? I have some Lonicera Japonica dried leaves mixed with red grapes leaves accumulated for years. How much should I use? 2 to 3 centimeters? Less or more?
You can apply as much as you want. What the leaves will do is keep the soil moist and cooler.
 
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Hi Chuck. It's me again. Would you please look at the attached photos and tell if the form and the color of the leaves are normal? One of the plants has burned leaves and another one has deformed leaves. But one of them seems right. The one with burned leaves looks not to be sprouting anymore.
 

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Hi Chuck. It's me again. Would you please look at the attached photos and tell if the form and the color of the leaves are normal? One of the plants has burned leaves and another one has deformed leaves. But one of them seems right. The one with burned leaves looks not to be sprouting anymore.
No, it's not normal. When new growth turns yellow it is a sign of chlorosis. Have you fertilized them? If so, with what?
 
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Not yet. I have chicken, sheep and cow natural fertilizer. Which one should I use?
I would compost all three of them and when ready I would mix a couple of handfulls into a gallon of water and make a solution. I would feed them that way. Your trees are lacking in minerals and NPK and that is why the leaves look like they do. Do not use the manure fresh, compost it. But for now, just use the sheep until you can get composted chicken and cow manure. You can use the sheep manure fresh.
 
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