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Recently I've had 4 little seedlings pop up in my potted soil. I repotted 1 but died so I left the other 3 alone. I would really love to repot them and have them grow and strive! I have no idea how to even tackle that though. If anybody has handled tree seedlings before and have any tips for beginners, that would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Need help with Pigmy Date Palm 3-4ft tall. Do I place this plant /tree in direct sun or in direct light on front porch? This plant is in a pot and I just repotted it. Please advise, do not want to lose it. Thanks again
 
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Need help with Pigmy Date Palm 3-4ft tall. Do I place this plant /tree in direct sun or in direct light on front porch? This plant is in a pot and I just repotted it. Please advise, do not want to lose it. Thanks again

All the plants I have are potted. The best part of having potted plants is that if it doesn't like the location, you can always move it! I dont know anything about trees, I'm very new at that. Palms are probably tropical so they most likely like a bright, humid-ish area. I shy away from putting anything in direct sunlight unless I see it needs it. So I would put it in a bright, indirect sun area and see how it thrives! If it needs more direct sun, move it! I'm sorry I couldn't be more helpful lol
 
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All the plants I have are potted. The best part of having potted plants is that if it doesn't like the location, you can always move it! I dont know anything about trees, I'm very new at that. Palms are probably tropical so they most likely like a bright, humid-ish area. I shy away from putting anything in direct sunlight unless I see it needs it. So I would put it in a bright, indirect sun area and see how it thrives! If it needs more direct sun, move it! I'm sorry I couldn't be more helpful lol
Thank you for your information
 
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@Nadi - one rule of thumb is the younger the plant the less it will like transplanting or being disturbed.

Any idea what these are? Are they from seeds that fell from local trees or would they have come in from compost or potting mix?

I have transplanted oak, maple, and a few other midwest US type trees. With only the first two leafs on it you're more likely to kill it than not.

Few pointers or just thoughts:
  • Disturb the roots as a little as possible. Transplant a large ball or dirt with the seedling in it and do so with the soil as stable and unmoving as possible.
  • Don't let the new roots and transplant dry out at all. Water it it well and keep it watered but not soaked.
  • Don't put the new transplant in full sun - you'll bake it to death.
I'd let them grow larger then transplant from that pot to another but it looks like you have them in with cactus things. I expect the tree will want far wetter conditions than the cactus will want. But, I'm a confirmed cactus killer.
 
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@Mr_Yan Thank you for those pointers! I do believe they're from the local oak trees that had the misfortune of landing in my succulent pots, which I only water once a week to once every two weeks (depending on the weather). That's probably not enough water for the seedlings but they're looking okay so far. I'll take your advice and let them grow a little bit more before attempting to relocate them. I'm wondering if I could keep just the area where they're at moist. I will have to transplant the little seedling that grew in my melon pot and hope it survives the moving. Thanks again, Mr. Yan!
 
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