harden off


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harden off

vb
(Horticulture) (adverb) to accustom (a cultivated plant) or (of such a plant) to become accustomed to outdoor conditions by repeated exposure
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w>harden off

vt sep plantswiderstandsfähig machen
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We usually get pretty cold nights, and we like the vines to harden off as much as possible in winter, to give them rest and help them grow stronger," he said.
Harden off plants raised from seed and cuttings - get them acclimatised by leaving them in a sheltered spot outside during the daytime.
Harden off aubergines, courgettes, peppers, pumpkins and tomatoes grown from seed before planting outside.
Harden off aubergines, tomatoes grown from seed before planting outside.
Keep bedding plants in the greenhouse, harden off ready for planting at the end of the month, but watch out for cold nights ?
On new growth, remove the bag, pot up individually and harden off before planting in garden.