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Step 2: Planting the seeds

After the seeds have sprouted, you can plant them right away. Generally, it doesn't matter what direction you plant them in as eventually they will make their way up, but it's best to plant them root-end down. (That little green bit poking out of the seed? That's the root!)

It would be best to plant them individually in a cell tray, but if you wish to plant them in one pot until they're more established that works as well! Generally you can fit three or four in a decently sized pot, just make sure they have room to grow as once you have them covered it's best to leave them sit until they're much more mature.

I planted mine about half an inch deep, but I wouldn't go much further as the seeds will probably die before they finally poke out of the dirt. Keep these seedlings inside for the first month or two, as they're quite fragile and will need some time to grow.

<p>Thanks for this tip I have about twenty apple tree sprouts on my first try and now have twenty trees in my yard!!!:)</p>
<p>thank you I have 3 spring rabbits and they love apples lol</p>
<p>Thank you! This works so well!</p>
<p>Should the bag that I place the seeds in be a zip-lock bag or a grocery store bag; should there be air left in the bag or should the air be pushed out? </p>
<p>it dosent matter as long as its clear ..also leave air inside bag</p>
<p>Excellent information thanks :)</p>
Thanks! it was very interesting to make. you're welcome! :)
I believe one of these photos belong to someone else. Am I wrong?
<p>Yes, it does belong to someone else. I did however mention where it was from.</p>
<p>The seeds have to go through the cold period to sort of 'activate' themselves. If they've sprouted already, this means they've basically been 'activated', and are ready to be planted! </p>
Yes, you can grow an apple tree from the seeds. The problem is that you can not guarantee the apples that come from that tree will be worth eating.<br><br>Orchards take cuttings from only the best trees to grow new apple trees.<br><br>The cool thing about cuttings are that you can have multiple varieties of apples growing from one tree if you graft the limbs together.<br><br>Best of luck.

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