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  1. Hi....relatively new grower here... I'm hoping that someone can help me figure out a problem I've had growing autos. Specifically, I've grown several autos but despite growing well in veg, the plants effectively 'stopped' mid-flower and did not fully mature. In addition, very little smell which seems to suggest that something was 'wrong' despite appearances. The bud was nowhere near the quality I'd expected although the overall volume of dried bud was good (appx 400g per plant). I've had this issue with several autos - it does not appear to be a one-off. I kept a grow diary with regular photos so can supply further details if required but here are the basic details of my most recent grow: Strain: Dutch Passion auto White Widow (also had the same issue with Dutch Passion auto orange bud). Growing environment: 1x1 metre area grow tent with oscillating fan & air extraction unit 11 Litre airpots Substrate: Canna Coco Pro Plus with appx 30% perlite added. Nutrients: Canna Coco A & B, Calmag, Rhizotonic, PK 13/14, Boost (all from the Canna range) Lights: 2 x SF-1000x Spider Farmer LED's (each @ 97 watts power draw) + 1x150watt HPS. Light schedule: 20/4 then 18/6 for the final 4 weeks. Water: RO water with calmag added to bring typical water ec to 0.4 (target) Watering schedule: twice daily after veg got underway and then three times daily when in flower. Always watered to at least 30% runoff minimum. Input EC and output EC checked at each watering. When in flower, typically flushed once per week as output EC tended to drift too high suggesting nutrient buildup within the coco. EC typically back within acceptable range (i.e. no more than +0.4 ec compared to input ec) after flush. Nutrient schedule: broadly in line with Canna recommended schedule. No major issues with leaf burn although a little leaf tip yellowing did occur. In general, I tended to go a little under the suggested Canna 'light' schedule ec values. Defoliation: minimal. LST: None - essentially left the plants to grow naturally. Temperature & humidity: typically 20 to 25C. Humidity in tent was usually around 40% during flowering. Problem description: Flowering started off as expected at approx 8 weeks after germination but did not mature as expected - no amber trichomes even after 17 weeks when I did the final cut. Some leaf yellowing did occur but regular inspection of trichomes suggested that plants were not developing as expected. One theory is that because the plant was relatively large, the nutrients supplied could not support the plant through to full maturity although this is little more than a guess. I got a big volume of bud off the plant (400 gram dry weight) but quality, as stated earlier, was very poor. Would have happily settled for a much lower yield but decent quality! I researched the requirements for growing autos and am reasonably confident that the overall growing environment was roughly 'correct'. No obvious signs of disease or pests. Can anybody suggest what my problem is? I'm sure if the growing environment were inherently poor then I would not have managed to grow the plants through veg stage and into flower. Thanks in anticipation!
  2. Whilst I understand that it is pointless counting the days from the flip to 12/12 in order to guage when plants are ready to harvest as plants vary and seedbanks make ludicrous claims sometimes too. So which of these photos would you use as a base to begin counting "days in flower"? This was Day 9 following flipping to 12/12 Moving on This photo is 10 days older than the previous one, so Day 19 after the flip. Which one would you count as "flowering starts" or is the start of flowering somewhere between the two?
  3. Im wondering if there is something non toxic I can use to control spider mites in late flower and that which would not harm the flower or diminish the taste something other than IPM since predatory mites are gamble and hard to get from where Im from. Im asking both for greenhouse and indoor (my go to alternative for indoor would be keeping it really clean and in low temps, but Im not sure if it would be enough) Outdoor better said greenhouse is more of a concern for me, Im not sure if oscillating fans would be enough since s.mites are called borg for a reason. I can use D. earth on around the roots and only feed from bottom but Im not sure if it would help anything since those mf are smart as fuck. In the pest I bring home little travelers from africa (bed bugs) they were pitta to get rid of but diatomaceous earth helped like nothing else. The reason why Im mentioning this is that I found a little bag of shroomie leftovers that got lost behind a cabined, those little critters were in it munching on it. I then realized that those motherfuckers go hard af evolving rapidly tripping on shroom probably plotting their new adventures and tactics Forgot to say, I know how painful is to lost plants before harvest because of pest problem. It hurt my heart badly and I stopped growing for many years afterwards. Still Im looking for a solution, I found one for grow but not yet for flowering Im wondering if essential oil blends like those from build a soil can harm the plant in late flower or mess up the actives like thc and cbd I would really appreciate your help with this
  4. Hows it looking folks? 1st grow. Coco. 22L fabric pots. 1.5L water/feed (top fed) a day. Monster gorilla glue photo's, they are 8 days into flower. ~31C. ~50% r/h. Ive defoliated heavily over the past week as it was so rammed and thick with the supplemental colas which grew in addition to the ones I had planned.... which meant that the whole lot would have been compromised through not getting any light down the plant. And today ive bent over the higher ones to make the canopy more level. My light is a Maxibright daylight 480W pro LED @ 500mm. I thought they might be a bit pale green on top? any observations would be appreciated - everything seems to be in order other than the colour on top mysticriver
  5. Hi guys, need some help/advice this my first time growing anything so been trying my best, had a bad start with these babies and tried to slowly help it get better unfortunately it hasn’t been so great, could you guys have a look and let me know what I can do to make sure the budsites I do have on my small auto will create some nice buds?, the plant is only about 12 inches tall, it’s in a plastic pot that has been terrible for letting soil dry out or receive enough oxygen. This has been a lesson learned for me as the soil I used (John innes no2) combined with the plastic 11litre pretty deep pot has been horrible and never dries out fast enough and had issues being always wet at bottom in the beginning , I believe I’m about 1 week in flower but I’m a total newbie so not sure exactly when it started,and help or advice appreciated and also let me know if the bid sites you do see would have some potential? My light is mars hydro ts1000 working at 150w 18inches above plant as it’s started it’s flowering, humidity 55%. Also about nutrients.. I’m using bio bizz nutrients... how much bloom, and grow do you guys suggest feeding my plant at this stage in the soil I’m using? Thanks for your time all
  6. Dont know how to post photos, some help? the leaves show yelowness with brow spots, some leaves totally "burned" , some plants more than others. AMNESIA HAZE 7th week of flowering ( DAY 48 ) temp is 29•C/84.2•F by day - 23•C/73.4•F by night fluence LED 70cm from the top 98% power ( no purple seen in any stem, like luminic stress sympthom) tap current Water is EC 0.2 (tds500 is 100-ECx700 is 140)with temp 18.5 •C /65.3•F watering is: ride the ECEC 0.6 (ppm500TDS is 300)(ppmECx700 is 420) even for water irrigations only with CAL/MAG (up to 0.6) and PH (now 6.5) after nuts and adding BLOOM A/B water rise to EC 1.2 =(ppmTDS500 is 600) (ppmECx700 is 840) PH 6.5 (comes from veg 5.7/5.8 FLOWER 6/6.1/6.2...etc) 50% soil 50% coco humity is below 60% CO2 is 1500ppm today Extraction runs 15mins per 1 hour lowering CO2 to 470ppm (so air flow seems to work) 2 fans (ventilation not a issue) LAST EC MEASSURE/FLOOD from irrigation water full with A/B+ nuts EC 1.2 in 2 taller and 2 shorter plants result 1.3/1.4/1.6/1.6
  7. Hello again everyone, I have a small issue once again . My grow tent started smelling a bit "damp" in the last few weeks ( 2-3 weeks, 1 week after flowering started ). I removed my humidifier, had another defoliation session and the smell has decreased decently. This made me think that is should change my airflow in the tent. I will send links as to how my oscillating fan is placed. I have it facing the right corner of my grow tent as i had some mild wind burn on some leaves during the veg period. Should i turn my fan in order for it to blow towards my stems and lower plant in general? I read online that another fan should be placed and blowing air over the top of the canopy. Is this true? Thanks! https://ibb.co/Fw5d9ws https://ibb.co/WKx5P8V
  8. LSSH/D21F.jpg

    From the album Sids Random Shots

    Close up of a Lemon Silver Shining Haze, 21 days into flower.
  9. D21F.jpg

    From the album Sids Random Shots

    x3 Lemon Silver Shining Haze, x2 Sweet ZZ, x1 Gelat OG - Day 21 flower. Post defoliation.
  10. Hi guys!running 3 autoflower lost track of flower!but one plants seems to be maturing good!!and the other two I think one is doing okay and the other I don’t seem to notice the maturing of the buds any guess??also attached some photos of all three flowering sites please let me know if may just be younger stages of flower compared to main one using GHE 3 parts also atami bloombastic statin is lemonberry haze
  11. Hi guys, Hope someone can help I flipped some bag seed GG4 X GSC which have unfortunately put out a few seeds themselves. Nothing too bad, they're continuing to fatten up and are hella frosty, but i'm seeing a seed or so on every other cola they're at day 42 and maybe 2 weeks from chop, i've just started flushing them. I've got two GMO's ready to flip and I want to put them in with the glookies now whilst they're finishing. I don't forsee the GMO's to have really started flowering after 14 days and expect them to be just finishing stretching when i come to chop the hermies - so how unadvisable is this? I don't see any naners so i don't see why there should be any pollen? And if they did put out any pollen would it have already happened by now? Will attach some pics. Pretty long winded and thanks in advance
  12. I was wondering if somebody can tell me what's wrong with my plants, I am on week 10 super lemon haze auto GHS strain. Been feeding advanced nutrients under 2 x 600 watt, 8 x 12L fabric pots and one 15L autopot (just trying it out) Soil. Past few weeks they have been getting Bloom A and B 1.5ml per litre and last week switched from Big bud to Overdrive 1.5ml per litre aswell. So they're on: Cal-Mag 2.5ml per litre B-52 1.5ml per litre Bloom A n B 1.5ml per litre Overdrive 1.5ml per litre 3 fans plus extractor fan so plenty of airflow. 16/8 light cycle 55% humidity 30 degrees Celsius day temps The leaves at the top have turned yellow and crispy but the buds look and smell absolutely fine. I just want to know why leaves have turned yellow and crispy? Will the buds be fine after harvest? How do I avoid/fix this issue? Any help would be much appreciated, thanks in advance.
  13. Alright people, I am 5 weeks into flower and all of the leaves are starting to go yellow, so I read online that it could be the salts building up in the medium and it could be 'nute locked' so I have started checking my ph now which I wasnt before and I yesterday I flushed the coco with of ph'd water ( with 2× the volume of the pot it is in) which I read online), but now im starting to think it is the pot size, I am using a 9 litre pot and my plant is just over 4 foot tall, I would upload some pics but it only gives the option for a url upload. I would appreciate any reply's Thanks
  14. From the album Repotted to 8 litre

    Showing a progression of chlorosis over about to days in the 6th week of flowering. Possibly caused by overwatering, too often. 17.08.20
  15. Hi guys, My AK420 Autoflower is a week or so within its harvesting window. However the Flowering LED lights are not working anymore, meaning the plant is just receiving a 'blueish' vegetation light. Will having just the veg light on for a couple of days, harm the plants buds at this stage? I haven't got the time to harvest the plant until the weekend. Thanks for reading!
  16. hi guys and gals, I've been growing this plant for a couple of months and recently its started flowering... bout time... I've noticed a number of leaves are curling in on themselves. Not sure why, can anyone advise. Not able to see any bugs on the plant
  17. Deformed leaves

  18. With the relatively new arrival of far red and deep red leds has anyone noticed a shortening of the flowering time? When looking at the benefits of added far red and deep red to the led lights one of the advantages is supposedly an increase in flowering and a reduction in flowering time for harvests. Has anyone considered this when using full spectrum leds with these red leds? I am 35 days into flowering in soil with 275 LED with additional far red and deep red. My previous and first grow was GG4 in soil under the same lamp and I chopped on day 59. Not having any previous grow experience to base my decisions on I tried to work out if the plants were ready to harvest by posting pics on here and asking. I went for about 30% brown trichomes and the rest milky. The resulting smoke is very heavy, almost glued to the seat for about an hour before I remember my name. Maybe this was too long to wait before harvesting. The predicted ripening time is between 8 to 9 weeks but I wondered if the red lights wwould possibly reduce this time. As I say on my first and only grow with the same set up I chopped on day 59 , I think maybe 30% amber trichomes is too much. I have read about 5% amber is a better more uplifting smoke.
  19. Week 5 Flower

  20. Better late than never!

    From the album First grow - The Quick One

    Better late than never! Eventually she has started flowering! Its only taken 17 weeks to get there.
  21. Hey, popped a Royal cookies Auto on March 1st, its now June 16th and still not flowering. will it ever flower? Any suggestions? Thx
  22. Hi, I have used Plant Magic before for DWC and were happy with the results. I am using it again but have a question please regarding flowering nutrients. I am following the DWC grow schedule as per: http://www.plant-magic.co.uk/userfiles/downloads/52/UK DWC Feed Chart.pdf According to chart there are things added to the mix when the plant enters flowering (Bloom etc) but there is nothing taken away. I thought that during flowering the plants need less Nitrogen, and so was expecting that the chart would reflect this but it doesn't. Can you please clarify why it seems that we are only to add things during flowering and not take things (Nitrogen) away? My cynical side, says the PM just wants us to use nitrogen when we need not, but I dont know.... Thanks in advance
  23. Hey guys .. I up this thread where all of us can share our grow pics, Only Seedsman strains please Thanks & enjoy!! Testing new gear.. sorry I cant talk about this awesome genetic.. sonn
  24. Hi all, Should I flip this plant? Lots of pre flowers showing, and its a battle to keep the top flat. It was lighty defoliated a week or so ago, and grown back really quick. Cant see roots at bottom of pot yet, but if I leave it much longer it will be really tall. Thinking I should, Lollipop all lower growth that wont reach top of canopy, Defoliate leaves not connected to any buds, leaving large leaves at top of buds. Water well, And flip in a week or so?? That will free up that area to grow 4 clones on under a 125w cfl. All the best!! Fry. Forgive the home made temporary scrog net! Its going soon.