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Question: 852-4712
I started apple and pear from seeds outdoors in three inch plastic pots. They are three inches tall now in poor soil. Can I plant them in the spring? Leroy, Hartford, KY

Mort's Answer:
They will not survive outdoors in zone 6. You can bring them indoors and keep them alive in a cool well-lit area until spring. Do not fertilize during the winter. You will need better soil. Be careful to get a solid mass of root and to put them in good potting soil that has a third sand. Tip the cup upside down and tap it against something solid. You may have to cut the plastic if the roots are through the bottom.

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