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Deadhead started grow question 3 years ago
Most of my focus so far has been growing. Any harvesting/curing/hash recipes/tips out there aside from dark and cool? I know whiskey mellows with age. Are there methods that affect or enhance taste and smoothness?
White Widow
13 weeks
White Widow Deadhead
White Widow
20 comments · 3 years ago
Week 6
Techniques. Defoliation
OutForReal answered grow question 3 years ago
Hello ! One of the most common tips to get rid of chlorophyle and to devolep a better taste & higher thc level is to keep your plant in the dark during 72h at least ( with a good airflow to avoid mold ) , this step will low the chlorophyle level in your leaves ( chlorophyle is ressonsible for bad taste ) , then after that step you can go for drying in a dark place with good airflow and low humidity level ( use a fan to improve airflow , 21°C and 50% humidity is the sweet spot ). Then after the drying process come the curing : it will bring out flavors , get you rid of the last chlorophyle traces in your buds and can improve potency. To make a good curing you will need to put your final product into jars during at least 2 weeks ( a month is better ) and open them 10 to 15 min a day during that period ( store your jars in a dark place , keep your but far from lights) and maybe use some boveda humidity packs to keep you himidity at the same level. I hope it will help you to make a good curing :grin::+1:
DissNoof answered grow question 3 years ago
yeah man, so what you want to do is time everything correctly based on your humidity that s the main thing. you want to time your last watering so that it comes a three days before the chop. Then 12 hours of darkness (the longer periods have little evidence to support them). That means that terps shoudl be optimal at this point. Hand the plant whole to dry upside down and dry trim (so all the photosynthesis chemicals have the time to go to the stalk and other leaves you've left on. Then it's two weeks in miron glass jars with daily inspection , taking th bud fully out of the jar. after that just once a week. you want a three week cure, that should do the trick. This should assure you've got all the terps and the THC is ready.
Experimentgreen answered grow question 3 years ago
Hey there just a little organic tip for fattening and sweeting you can use plain ole black strap molasses from the grocery store. Add a tablespoon to each gallon of water. It helps add much needed sugars to the microbial environment it also doesnt require flushing the way bottled or bagged nutrients do. You can use it up to the end if you like.
*theres also a few tricks with humidity and temp to bring out colors and trichromes. Happy flowering
Stick answered grow question 3 years ago
Hi @Deadhead! Well, here comes my list: 1/ harvest before the light turns on, for maximum potency & terpenes. Terpenes and THC are degraded by light and heat during the daytime. 2/ don't rush your drying process, you will ruin your product's quality, this should take at least 7 days if you're in a continental weather. Look at the perfect drying conditions and try to stick with it. 3/ jars are the best way to cure, but don't forget to hide them in the dark, once again light will damage your product. 4/ keep your trimming wastes to make some canna-butter, it's much easier to do than hash and you'll have a lot of fun eating this with your friends. 5/ when trimming, take a break every 10 minutes to remove the glue/hash/pistils from your scissors, this will be your first joint, you can smoke it while trimming! Hope this will help, keep us up-to-date and happy growing :facepunch: