Ensure planting success with a Soil Thermometer! Seeds and new plants are successful when they are planted at the safe and proper temperature. Most seeds require warm soil to a depth of at least 3 inches in order to encourage germination.
This accurate and durable Soil Thermometer is cased in corrosion free aluminum and is scaled in both Fahrenheit and Celsius. Includes a handy guide that lists the temperature ranges for over 25 types of plants.
Size: 6 in. long
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Insert to a maximum depth of 2 to 3 inches and check the temperature recorded after 3 minutes.
Garden Vegetable Seed Germination Temperatures
40-90° Fahrenheit: Beet, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, lettuce, radish.
50-90° Fahrenheit: Asparagus, corn, tomato.
60-100° Fahrenheit: Bean, cantaloupe, cucumber, pepper, pumpkin.