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First ever grow

Approved by Humboldt Seeds
2
80
55
2540
12 months ago
VEG
LED / 400W
Light
FLO
LED / 400W
Light
Vitalink
Nutrients
Indoor
Room Type
Soil
Medium
LST
Technique
Strain
Humboldt Seeds - Black D.O.G.
Black D.O.G.
Humboldt Seeds

Growing it

Normal

Resistance

Strong

Growing this strain was pretty straightforward and I got 2 different phenos. Pheno #1 was straight gas while pheno #2 leaned heavily towards berries.

After flowering for 67 days both plants were chopped at the same time and I did a long slow dry to preserve the terpenes.

Both plants were on the leafier side in terms of trimming and in terms of nug density it’s not rock hard or fluffy. It’s about in the middle and the colas came out quite nice with decent calyx stacking. I feel like I still chopped a little early and should have let her go at least a week or 2 longer.

Overall I’m pretty happy with my first run and have definitely learned quite a few things to have better run for the next grow which will be starting in about a weeks time. Since I only grew 2 plants I got a little over 8 ounces which is about 1 gram per watt as I only used half the space in my grow area.

The Outcome
Week
19
HARVEST
What's on the scales?
230
oz
g
Bud dry weight
What's on the scales?
8.11
oz
g
Bud dry weight
What's on the scales?
800
oz
g
Bud wet weight
What's on the scales?
28.22
oz
g
Bud wet weight
Harvested
2 plants
Number of plants harvested
Light
415 watt
Total light power used
Grow Room
4.88
ft²
Grow Room size
Grow Room
52.49
ft²
Grow Room size
0.01
ounce /watt/plant
0.15
ounce/ft²
4.06
ounce /plant
7.91
watt/ft²
0.04
plant/ft²
Photos & Videos
Tastes like
Berries
Diesel
Pine
Feels like
30% Sativa
70% Indica

Positive effects

Happy
Hungry
Relaxed

Negative effects

Dry mouth
Nutrients

Overall decently happy with the high from this black d.o.g. Would definitely recommend others to give it a try as she is quite stable and recovers quickly when topped and defoliated. Very good strain for beginners.

Grow Questions
budsfromthesix week 3 started grow question 1 year ago
Hey guys had a quick question for you. I’m giving my plants about 500mls of water every 2-3 days and water when dry. I am currently growing in promix and I’m already seeing a few roots near the base of the plant. Is 500mls of water enough for a 1 gallon pot?
Resolved
Leaves. Dropping off
Show all Answers (1)
420_observer answered grow question 1 year ago
I think @Bulbi is right. For me and mine, by week 4 typically I'm watering 250ml about 2.5 to 3 days apart. Week One I use 15ml, Week Two 30ml, Week Three 60-75ml. I'll incorporate nutrients usually during week 2. Good luck
budsfromthesix week 6 started grow question 1 year ago
Hey guys hope one of you promix medium experts can help me out here. I was initially suffering from clawing due to watering at 6.3ph. Going to 6.5ph fixed clawing on pheno #2 but pheno #1 has not recovered. I tried not feeding for 2 weeks and still have issues.
Resolved
Other. Harvest - Smoking
Show all Answers (4)
Thee_HoffGuyy answered grow question 1 year ago
Hey there Looks like what you are seeing on those leaves is the start of a phosphorus deficiency You might want to get a bloom booster supplement to help with that and when you feed make sure to do something like feed-water-water-feed and it should help prevent that from happening because sometimes it has it in the soil but does not have the time to up take it so when you give it more it creates a build up and the plant won't absorb it as easy. Happy Growing!!:pray:
budsfromthesix week 13 started grow question 1 year ago
So I am currently on day 28 of flower and seeing no new signs of deficiencies. I’m running the Sensi bloom schedule at half strength 800ppm. Should I up my feed if my plants aren’t showing signs of deficiencies or will not do anything and just cause salt buildup?
Resolved
Techniques. Defoliation
Spinnnn answered grow question 1 year ago
You'r half way and your Ec is 1.7 so I would push a bit with some more PK but really carefully to avoid over feeding issue. In soil I found out that 1.8 Ec was the average value in mid/late flowering , no need to get higher but some plants can takes higher level like 2.0 or 2.2 for some specific strains but not every strains likes heavy feeding.
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Comments
BarrieGrower
BarrieGrower week 19

Great looking plants and super yeild, QP plants :deciduous_tree::deciduous_tree: nice :facepunch::+1:what a solid first grow!:rocket:

Looking forward to your smoke report!

Cheers

budsfromthesix
budsfromthesix

@BarrieGrower, Thankyou so much man. It smokes nice right now but still too sticky for joints which is my preferred method of smoking. I will report back in 2 weeks :)

Humboldt_Seed_Organisation
Humboldt_Seed_Organisation week 19

Fantastic to see another successful Black D.O.G harvest and some lovely looking flowers produced :ok_hand:

Thank you for the great diary and enjoy that dank and frosty end product my friend :+1:

Diary approved :facepunch:

With love from Humboldt County:v:

Kind regards

Team-HSO..