How do you tell the root flare on a young tree seedling?

Hey, How do you tell a root flare on a young tree seedling when it first sprouts? Is it where the radical comes out of the seed and where the seedling leaves are attached until the trees true leaves come on? I've aways just buried that part below soil and if it was in the ground when I pulled it up I just... show more Hey, How do you tell a root flare on a young tree seedling when it first sprouts?

Is it where the radical comes out of the seed and where the seedling leaves are attached until the trees true leaves come on? I've aways just buried that part below soil and if it was in the ground when I pulled it up I just planted it with the end of the main root below soil in the pot. Please let me know. Thanks.
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