Yes you can. You just have to lightly water till you notice the roots taking hold. I repeat do not over water it will die quickly if you do.

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And do not water all the dirt at once. The roots at that stage want oxygenated water and until they have the ability to wick it up moister from the soil it will drown quickly.

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It's more of an advanced skill and some plants dont take kindly to it and depends on what stage of development.
I take hydro tomato cuttings and put in soil all the time. I would not take a hydroponic cucumber plant that is more than a week or 2 and put it in the soil.

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    • Jana M Miklos

      do u take the tomato seedling out of the rockwool or put the whole thing into the soil?why not with the cucs?

I transfer seed started in hydro all the time, there is zero issue here. You'd really have to drench the shit out of soil to total mud to have O2 issues. If you have long roots dig some little trenches in two directions and spilt them into two direct…See more

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