Curved seedling (how to treat It)

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Hi! Maybe some other grower had (or Will have) this situation. This strange (at least for me) seedling Stretch/curve was clearly due to underlight, I've already fixed but now I'm thinking about the best choice I can make, like:
put some soil in the area under the leaves (not covering the centrale stem to allow oxygen to reach the roots area easily), just to sustain It
or leave It as It Is or maybe there's some Better options...
I'm not even Shure she can grown in otptimal conditions after this problem, or maybe Is not that bad?
Any advice Is super appreciated!
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Mr.GreenthumbOG

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I would remove the plastic wrap. domes and coverings over seedlings are no good and can cause stretch as well.
I can’t tell what sort of container you have that planted in, but you can bury the stem as much as you wish with no issue
Also, I’m not sure if that temp is accurate, but 80f would be more ideal.
good luck✌️
 
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I would remove the plastic wrap. domes and coverings over seedlings are no good and can cause stretch as well.
I can’t tell what sort of container you have that planted in, but you can bury the stem as much as you wish with no issue
Also, I’m not sure if that temp is accurate, but 80f would be more ideal.
good luck✌️
Thanks! You Mean cover It with soil? Or bury It Down? I don't wanted to Press to avoid damaging the roots.
 
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Add more soil to help support, Just like tomatoes, when I transplant, I usually plant them deeper as roots will grow from the stem.
 
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I concur with the above suggestions. They also stretch in an effort to get closer to a weak and or distant light source
 
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Pobam

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Thanks guys, as far as end results, a Stretched/bent seedling Will be less productive or not necessarily?
And also, I was wondering if this shape can be good (or bad) for eventual trainings.
 
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Get some light over it. It’s stretched all to hell trying to get light.
 
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Guys, maybe it's Just stupid, but I was thinking about use this stretching issue as a sort of "Natural training" for the plant. I mean as far as I can tell the point of the training Is to have the buds horizontally, and if my light comes from where my finger Is (First Pic) the plant should grow as in the second pic. Or am I making It too simple/wrong?
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