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kbloom started grow question 5 years ago
I am new to growing, am just starting a journal as documentation in order to make future adjustments. The grow has started off slow and I am looking for recommendations. I am using 3 gal pots with pre mixed organic nutrients in coco.
First ever grow
11 weeks
First ever grow kbloom
Critical + 2.0
52 comments · 5 years ago
Week 2
Techniques. Defoliation
Removed answered grow question 5 years ago
A few tips. If I am reading this right, you are using a mix of soil with coco and perite right? The first tip is to keep an eye on your temperatures, if they get below 73F (23C) the growth rate will be very slow (not your case); second, watering, at this stage, only give a cup of water every 4 days, why? to force the plant to make a strong root zone and additionally if you give any more the plant will become waterlogged and it will have trouble getting oxygen through the roots (this makes the plants growth slow down to a crawl), only increase the amount when you notice that the media dries faster. Third, check the light to plant distance, 30 inches could be too much decreasing the light intensity that your seedlings are getting, try putting it closer, but mind that the heat is not too much; there's a simple test you can do, place your hand at canopy level, if it is too hot for the back of your hand, then it's too hot for the plants. Fourth, train your plant, as it grows try to get an even canopy so all tops receive the same amount of light, google LST or TOPing and try to learn to do it. Good luck mate and patience
The_Projexx answered grow question 5 years ago
There's a few things you can do to help speed up the growth , but there isn't anything wrong here based on what I'm seeing in your diary . Some times it just takes a little bit of time for the plant to start growing in full swing! If you wanna speed up the process you can buy yourself a rooting agent and a chelation agent this will help your plant grow more robust and quicker . The rooting agent will increase your root mass but also the nutrient uptake such products can be found through various nutrient dealers I prefer Voodoo Juice from advanced nutrients but it doesnt have to be that exact one . A chelation agent is a compound that has humic and fulvic acids in it to help rebuild your plants cell walls and produce leaves quick think of this as a protein shake after your done working out in order to help your muscles rebuild , such products can be found again through various nutrient retailers I prefer B52 from advanced nutrients it contains both humic and fulvic acids and some extra goodies ! Another good way to get faster growth would be to train your plant although they seem pretty young for that now you could top them soon or even start with some LST in order to open up your plant to the light more resulting in more growth . All in all tho your plants are in great shape you off to a great start and I wouldnt worry too much . I hope this information helps you on your quest to becoming a master !-Happy Growing !
Removed answered grow question 5 years ago
You've got a good solid environment - I use a similar space - the above advice is perfect - you will be able to see the growth rate increasing in a few days :-) just mind the water and heat
KrautFabrik answered grow question 5 years ago
They looking good to me :ok_hand: just sit back they need some time. They are just at the beginning of their life cycle.
Good luck and have fun :grin::+1: