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Jfitz started grow question 5 years ago
Need help first ever grow. I am not sure what to do next is far as harevesting for peek potency. Any help would be much appreciated. Please remember I am a total novice here.

Thanks for the input
Red poision first ever grow
8 weeks
Red poision first ever grow Jfitz
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9 comments · 4 years ago
Week 6
Techniques. Defoliation
B4RNS answered grow question 5 years ago
Well... well... well... to harvest at max peek , you can make it as complicated as you want with plenty of brainstorming on the color of your trich’s and THC turning into CBN by oxydation with the oxygen in the air and the UVB light accelerating the process and all the others processes that are involved if you have a dissertation to do at your faculty ? OR you can just stop adding any nootz, particularly P-K, give it a good flush, as she really needs it by looking those dark green full of nutrients that their tips are burned ! And let it do her senescence, known as the fade ! As a total novice you should focus on your final quality before wanting to harvest tha kind of weed who’s gonna kill everyone... what’s the point to harvest at max peek if you harvest your plant fully green ang giving a harsh smoke ? See what I mean ? So, as Athos said , stay away from the technical stuff for the moment , just stop the nootz , flush it , and harvest only when it will be totally clear from any nutrients ! If you do it now , from my experience and what I can see on your pictures you should Masterize this strain without knowing what you’re really doing, but you will harvest the sweetest and the smoothest smoke you never had before ! Trust me ;)
OutForReal answered grow question 5 years ago
Hello ! Agreed with all answers. Mine is : for potency (couch locking for sure) then grab a magnifier and cut with a 40% / 50% amber trichomes ratio and it will makes you feel a hard and painfull stone. Hope it will help you :crossed_fingers::grin:
Removed answered grow question 5 years ago
If this is you first eve grow, then I'll try to stay away from the more technical stuff. There are a few visible tells that will signal when the buds are ready: i) The hairs on the buds will start turning yellow and retract, ii) when they turn red, they are more than ready, iii) the calyex (where seeds would be if pollinated) suddenly swell, giving the buds that full dense appearance.
Stick answered grow question 5 years ago
Hi @Jfitz! You will need to look at the trichomes with a magnifier/microscope. Clear/Transparent/Skinny trichomes mean it's too soon, Milky/Cloudy/Fat trichomes mean the harvest window is open (it lasts a few days), Amber trichomes mean the harvest window is ending, and THC is degrading. It's all about the effects you want. For energetic/uplifting high, you want the maximum THC so you must harvest when most of the trichomes are cloudy/milky, when the first amber ones appear. For medicinal properties and/or couch-locking effect, you want more CBD/CBN so you must wait for 20-30% of amber trichomes. Don't forget to flush your medium with plain pH'd water, 7 to 10 days before harvest, this will ensure you a clean product without any nutrient/chemical left in the buds. Harvest in the morning (before the light turns on) if you want terpenes to be at their peak. Hope this will help, keep us up-to-date and enjoy your harvest :facepunch:
CRiSPrGrow answered grow question 5 years ago
yeah man, basically every strain is different, grow conditions, even the pheno type is different. Only way that really works is the microscope. got mines same as most on here, 79 cents on amazon 1.79 with shippen. You got get real close to the trykes and see for yourself, in their bulb they'll have the thc, cloudy means it's starten , amber means it's time to chop. Shoot for fewest ambers for a weed that's fully up, for more ambers for weed that's balanced. In a five galon pot you can probably get away with starting a three week plain water flush up to you man ! Once it get s nearer the time since you're at 40% humidity, when it's time to chop you want to water one day before a 3 day dark period, then chop and hang upside down for three four days max, do a dry trim and straight into jars (as little light as possible!) for two three weeks. Dassit :rocket:
mad_scientist answered grow question 5 years ago
Hello @Jfitz ! You have to buy a 60x microscope like this one and check the trichomes if you want to make a harvest with precision . Harvest when trichoms are 80% milky 20% amber for a mind effect and 80% amber 20% milky for a body effect. If you don't want a precise harvest or don't want to buy a microscope harvest when around 80 % of the white hair ( pistils ) becomes orange-red-brown. Happy growing ! :facepunch:
Mrs_Larimar answered grow question 5 years ago
Hi, your PLant is looking really good. To know when its Harvest Time you need a jewelers Loupe to check the trichomes. or you do a shot with your mobile. When trichomes get Milky / amber the time is near fo rHarvest. Her Pitils are complete white and i think you will have 3more weeks . But i let you a link here for a helping site where you an read everything about harvest time and harvest, curing.... she will need more phosphorus for flowering stage. you can give her any flowering fertiliser (start with low dosage) and they love molasses (sugarsirup) in their normal water