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howie03 howie03
6 years ago
It's planned to plant them into Lachuza Pon granulate. Got good experience with it with this years chili peppers :) I will just concentrate on the dwarfs here. I seeded 2 Diesel Auto and one Royal Jack Auto. The Jack and one Diesel are not to see yet :( 1 Dwarf will be topped and stressed a little, the other one will only be stressed a little. I do some coffee grounds in the water for the plants to make it softer. But no more. Nuts should be only the long time nuts in the granulate. If the plants show me need of some they get it. But not yet decided what kind of. My chilipeppers this year didn't need additional nuts but had a lot of peppers! I have a 60x60x140 cm grow box. I will show you more in the next days/weeks. 6th day: First root is looking out of the cube of 1st and 2nd Lady <3 Tommorow they will get there final home!Hope they like the Lachuza Pon granulate ... Didn't found tries in that yet :( 7th day: In the evening I put them into their homes ... 7l pots filled with Lachuza Pon granulate saturated with coffee grounds filtered water. Added last photos for the 1st week. Tomorrow I will start week 2 with photos exactly 1 week after putting the seeds into the stonewool cubes. ~1300 UTC
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Grow Questions
howie03
howie03started grow question 6 years ago
Google says yellow between veins is caused by iron deficiency ... Do they going to get an iron deficiency?
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The_Projexx
The_Projexxanswered grow question 6 years ago
Your plants are fine brother ! They aren't suffering from anything . The main thing you wanna focus on when they are young like that is not over watering them . Your starting PH in a soiless mix in my opinion should be 6.1 6.2 and you would gradually move it up to 6.3 or 6.4 this will ensure that your plant will not suffer from nutrient lock outs . I can see that you are folliar spraying your plants although this is good for them I wouldn't do it every day I would do it every 3 days or so , reason being is that when they are young like that a lot of what they absorb is through the leaves , so do it sparingly when young like that so you avoid over watering issues . As they get a little bit older you can add a rooting stimulate like piranha or voodoo juice (anything like those products is fine don't have to be those ones) a chelation agent ( humic / fulvic acids) and very very very light dose of which ever Veg solution you have chosen . If you do these things you will have no problems in the veg cycle and you will have wonderful healthy plants . I hope I've helped a little bit :)
howie03
howie03started grow question 6 years ago
What do you think? More or less light? Anything other things to do?
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Athos
Athosanswered grow question 6 years ago
Height is over rated. What you want is an even canopy; that been said, the stretch will pick up its pace during the 2nd week of flowering. Now lights, your grow space is 60*60 (4 sq ft) for LED lights, you need between 30 to 40 watts per sq ft, in this case 150 watts puts you at 37.5 watts / sq ft, so I don't recommend more light, but if you can get away with it, get the lights closer, that will certainly help the plant, as long as the temperature at canopy level is appropriate; keep in mind that getting the light closer increases the intensity of light dramatically for the plant. Since you are using a soiless media, I would add some form of cal / mag additive, just enough to get 0.5 EC (250 PPM) as a base water (0.5 to 1 cc per liter should do, depending on your water EC/PPM). Also up the biogrow to 2 cc/lt and start adding bio-bloom as soon as you see the first flowers (2 cc / lt should do for starters).
howie03
howie03started grow question 5 years ago
With my cocktail for 2nd lady I reach an EC of 580 ppm. Is that enough or should I gain nutrients? It seems she stopped growing into height. Should I do something against that? What is a good amount of cal/mag in the water?
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OutForRealanswered grow question 5 years ago
Hello ! At that stage in soilless medium you should already be around 1.5 / 1.7 Ec and the cal mag should represents 0.3 points of Ec which mean that with a tap water at 0.3 Ec you add cal mag until 0.6 is reached then you go to 1.5/1.7 by mixing your nutrients. So to answer your question : yes you need to add more nuts. And you can't do anything to make her gain more height as the stretch is now almost done so until harvest the gain of height will not be up to 5cm. I hope it will help you 😁👍
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Alpaca
Alpacaweek 5
They're about to triple in size, mine looked a lot like yours in week 5 and it went from 23 cm to 60 in a week . Also I wouldn't do bloom fertilizers yet, it's going to be another week or too to actually flower, you have preflowers. They still need the nitrogen for their stretch
Alpaca
Alpaca
@growdoctordc, I really like seeing them express themselves I their own way too. Makes the plants feel more... Alive
growdoctordc
growdoctordc
@Alpaca, You raise a point I have meant to address for a while, and I’m prompted now. I both thank you and apologize for having selected your post as an example of how one’s experience is one’s experience only, and we should be careful to then extrapolate “This is what happened to me, so this is what’s going to happen to you”. Every grow... every grower will have a unique experience due to all the variables, even when using identical seeds or clones. Maybe these plants will triple in size. Maybe not. It’s hard to speculate accurately how another grow will develop based upon a personal experience. And I find that one of the most fascinating aspects of cannabis. It has a strong personality of its own!
Alpaca
Alpaca
@howie03, You'll see friend, mine showed preflowers since week 4 but it only started really flowering late in week 6. I saw your close up, those are the first preflowers.
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Mrs_Larimar
Mrs_Larimarweek 6
Your lady nr 1 is looking as if she has wet roots/ rootproblems, the second is looking very nice. Both got a very nice shape, wonderful dwarf do you have little black flies in your room=?
howie03
howie03
@Mrs_Larimar, Thank you 😊 I hope I will not overfeed my 2nd lady. She's developing very nice! There appear some light green dots/areas on some of the leaves of the main cola. Is that normal? (pic 40: 2nd lady main cola)
Mrs_Larimar
Mrs_Larimar
@howie03,but they look great... dont care about a few tips^^. brown tips normally is N excess but its not actual its an old damage
howie03
howie03
@Mrs_Larimar, Now 1st lady doesn't look droopy any more. I think I have overwatered her. Some tips are getting brown and google says that could be one cause. It's not easy to find out if there is enough water in the granulate because it's very heavy. Maybe it's not the best medium for the plant but we will see.
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Alpaca
Alpacaweek 7
Don't worry about a few leaves at the bottom yellowing and dying. The plant does that because those leaves weren't getting enough light. My big girls both lost about 6 leaf sets at the bottom
Alpaca
Alpaca
@howie03, she's fine, just a bit slower
howie03
howie03
@Alpaca, ty, i think 2nd lady grows great but 1st one doesn't :(
Alpaca
Alpaca
@howie03, youre doing great though, you have a very even canopy and shes flowering very nicely
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420throwaw4y
420throwaw4yweek 3
Wow! Quite the growth spurt between weeks two and three!
howie03
howie03
@Alpaca, Seems to boost in grow now 👌
Alpaca
Alpaca
@howie03, check out my journal, royal dwarfs grow a lot week 4
howie03
howie03
@420throwaw4y, But it's still small for my opinion 😰
Mrs_Larimar
Mrs_Larimarweek 5
he is looking good and healthy. The has good Disatance between the Nodes. And yes you can give her more LIght... but the 150 watt should be enoughfor only one plant. Yes LST is a good thing. Most Automatics respond very well on it. I wont top her.. its alwys adecision how well does a plant grow, and i dont see her as aTopping candidate. Youve choosen good genetics from RQS. She wont be a giant, but if you treat her nice she will give you a good yield. here are some RQS dwarf grows that are spectacular. Have a look ( dont remember the grower atm) If you want to do LST start now .. you will have atime-window for 10-14 days to do it
Mrs_Larimar
Mrs_Larimar
@howie03,should be enough.. we will see
howie03
howie03
@Mrs_Larimar, Now the two will get 160 real Watts. Don't have more :-/
Jondalar
Jondalarweek 11
How much do you think you'll end up with dry weight? Congrats!
howie03
howie03
@@Jondalar, Hi! I think around 50g for 2nd lady and only 20g for 1st lady (granulate) 😌
ClubRiot
ClubRiotweek 11
nice buds!!👍👌
howie03
howie03
@ClubRiot, thanks bro! 😏
Tonino
Toninoweek 9
He can be happy the buds are starting to look nice good job on the plant Nice first growth
howie03
howie03
@Tonino, ty 😍
Mrs_Larimar
Mrs_Larimarweek 8
Nice Ladys
howie03
howie03
@Mrs_Larimar, ty, but i think first lady will not end her life happy 😳
Jondalar
Jondalarweek 7
Hope everything finishes as you would want. Following.
howie03
howie03
@@Jondalar, thank you 😚
Tonino
Toninoweek 7
You can be really happy with your first growth things are coming along great at this point and of week three it's always a good time to do a bit of foliation
howie03
howie03
@Tonino, And the top leaves turning into brown 😭
GreenZone
GreenZoneweek 3
Good luck with the grow. I am growing the same strain. As the name suggests, the plant is going to be very short with frosty buds.
howie03
howie03
@GreenZone, ty 😏
blendmedmedman
blendmedmedmanweek 1
they will be nice and fun to grow. good luck
howie03
howie03
@blendmedmedman, Ok, I trust in you :)
SensiSmellYahLater
SensiSmellYahLaterweek 11
Your buds look amazing my friend and I believe congratulations are in order. You put in the work and time over the last few months and it has given you some beautiful results. I wish you all the best in your next grow and I'm so happy for you that this grow has turned out as beautiful as it has. Cheers my friend and happy smoking!
StonedWolf
StonedWolfweek 11
These are looking GREAT! 😻
Jondalar
Jondalarweek 9
Wow! Great progress! I hope I do as well!
The_Projexx
The_Projexxweek 3
Coming along :) keep up the good work and you will be rewarded justly ! -Happy Growing!
Tonino
Toninoweek 2
alive and well happy grow
Smallbutstrongdwarf
Smallbutstrongdwarfweek 1
Good luck with the grow, Shes looking good already :)). you're always welcome to compare my dwarf i'm on week 4!
TheGrowingProject
TheGrowingProjectweek 1
Goodluck on the grow! I’m on my first as well