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Propagation & Soil Thermometer

For checking compost or soil temperatures in or out of the greenhouse try this handy little Propagation & Soil Thermometer.
This thermometer is especially useful for use in propagation situations being small enough to sit in a covered seed tray as used in our range of Propagators allowing you to accurately monitor your propagators internal temperature.

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Can be used directly in soil, compost, mushroom and heated seed beds.

Useful when propagating or planting out etc.

Displays temperature in both degrees Centigrade & Fahrenheit. Range -30 to +50 *C (-20 to +120*F)

Dimensions: 6" (15cm) long.

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For accurate results insert the thermometer between 2 to 3 inches into the compost or soil & check the temperature after 3 minutes.

Here's a simple guide to MINIMUM compost & soil temperature requirements for seed germination.

5*C (40*F) - Lettuce, Pea, Radish.
7*C (45*F) - Beetroot, Carrot, Leek, Parsnip, Spinach, Swede, Turnip.
10*C (50*F) - Broad Bean, Broccoli, Brussel Sprout, Cabbage, Onion, Spring Onion.
13*C (55*F) - French Bean, Runner Bean, Calabrese, Cauliflower.
18*C (65*F) - Marrow, Courgette, Sweet Corn, Tomato.