When should I start to fertilize my 2 week old seedling?

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It is a Delonix Regia that I am keeping indoors until the weather permits otherwise. This is the first tree seed that I’ve planted.

Also, what kind of fertilizer should I use and should I put it in another “pot”. This one came with the kit and I’m not sure how sufficient it is.

I have attached a current picture, of the Delonix Regia seedling below. Thank you!
 

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Oh wow, thank you! Didn’t realize I had that much time before I needed to start to add fertilizer. Is there a certain kind of fertilizer that you would recommend when it is time to start?

Also, the current container that it is in does not have drainage holes. Should I change containers because of this? If so, when is the best time?
 
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:confused: Mine is two weeks as well and ... planted 1/1.
I’m brand new to this so I couldn’t possibly give any reliable advice, but I wouldn’t be concerned about your seedling if I were you. It’s sprouting and that’s a good sign to me.

Are you keeping yours indoors or outdoors? If indoor, do you have an artificial light or a good south window that pours in a good amount of sunlight for your sprout? I only ask because the game changer for me was when I added artificial light indoors. It literally seemed to sprout overnight and the growth just continued.
 

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Artificial light has had a noticeable difference for me with my seedlings. Definitely helps during these winter months.
 

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Quercus and Hibiscus at moment... a bunch more still in fridge.

The quercus i had growing prior to light had new growth from seedling turn brown and dry up. The sapling with light is growing strong with nice small leaves forming.

My hibiscuses were, i thought, never going to germinate. I put the light on near the pot and one showed this morning two days after. Might be coincidence but im not sure. They had been in that pot for a good 4-6 weeks after soaking for 24 hrs and were at the tail end of what I had read was germination period.

I have about 15 seeds there.
 

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Oh wow, thank you! Didn’t realize I had that much time before I needed to start to add fertilizer. Is there a certain kind of fertilizer that you would recommend when it is time to start?

Also, the current container that it is in does not have drainage holes. Should I change containers because of this? If so, when is the best time?
That canvas/hessian kind of pot/bag should drain quite well itself because it's just fabric so I wouldn't worry about it, just stick it on a little dish so it doesn't stain whatever surface you have it on!
 

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Oh wow, thank you! Didn’t realize I had that much time before I needed to start to add fertilizer. Is there a certain kind of fertilizer that you would recommend when it is time to start?

Also, the current container that it is in does not have drainage holes. Should I change containers because of this? If so, when is the best time?
As already said your current "container" drains well enough. I'd let the seedling grow for a couple of weeks and when it"'s about 3-4 times the height of your container I'd cut of the canvas off and slip pot the entire thing in a bigger pot with well draining soil.
 
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Quercus and Hibiscus at moment... a bunch more still in fridge.

The quercus i had growing prior to light had new growth from seedling turn brown and dry up. The sapling with light is growing strong with nice small leaves forming.

My hibiscuses were, i thought, never going to germinate. I put the light on near the pot and one showed this morning two days after. Might be coincidence but im not sure. They had been in that pot for a good 4-6 weeks after soaking for 24 hrs and were at the tail end of what I had read was germination period.

I have about 15 seeds there.
Nice!!
 
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That canvas/hessian kind of pot/bag should drain quite well itself because it's just fabric so I wouldn't worry about it, just stick it on a little dish so it doesn't stain whatever surface you have it on!
Oh ok, I guess I should have added that it came with a plastic lining already added in it. Is this still ok? Thank you so much for taking the time to answer!
 
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As already said your current "container" drains well enough. I'd let the seedling grow for a couple of weeks and when it"'s about 3-4 times the height of your container I'd cut of the canvas off and slip pot the entire thing in a bigger pot with well draining soil.
Awesome! Great info - thank you!
 

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The plastic lining in it will be a problem, I'd slip pot it in a bigger pot with enough drainage now.
 

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Hard to tell how big that is! Alternatively you could just very carefully poke a few holes in the bottom of it's current container.
 

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I’m brand new to this so I couldn’t possibly give any reliable advice,
New to this as well, taking any advice! Inside with grow light as it's friggin winter here (2 inch of snow). Yes that what i figure to, it's growing so far so good! I do notice changes in it every day... so i will definatly be keeping eye on yours too, as a bench mark for mine..
 

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