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Thread: A newly sprouted vft....

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    Sprouted after three weeks......is this a baby FVT or a weed??
    Looks non-lethal for now. First of about 24 seeds to sprout...picture shows it a week old. 2nd seed to sprout just did so today. Waiting for about twenty others to sprout.

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    Looks good. Hope it's not a weed!
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    Its not a clear enough picture to tell for absolute sure, but it looks like a VFT to me.

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    Looks like a VFT seed coat hanging on to the bottom cotyledon to me, so I'll say it's a VFT seedling.
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    Yeah looks like a VFT to me too. An easy check is if it isn't a full grown weed tomorrow it is a VFT. I have some VFTs from seed that are a year old and they don't seem much bigger than that at times (they are bigger than that tho).

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    Even if it is a weed, letting it grow for awhile wouldn't hurt things. Just wait until it becomes apparent.

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    Here's a newer picture...starting to look like a tiny trap leaf coming from the side....the seed pod still stuck on end of one leaf. Photo 13 days since first germinated. And that's as close as my Canon A40 lets me get...

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    The second one looks less saturated than the first! Don't let your seedling rot in waterlogged conditions.
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