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banema started grow question 4 years ago
I did some defoliation but I'm not sure thats enough.Shoud I trim some more leaves and small bottom buds?Few main buds are huge,but the rest are significantly smaller.Any idea how I increasing the yield of smaller ones.Shoud I increase dosage?and when is best time to start OveDri
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Bluesbreeder answered grow question 4 years ago
hey, i would cut of more of the big fan leaves so the buds will get more light and also would stop with the Big Bud and give them AN overdrive from now on!
Big Bud is more to use to form lots of bud sites in the Beginning of bloom but Overdrive will boost your buds into getting much Bigger and fatter.
and i would look into Bud swelling technique to get bigger buds for next grows ( since i started using it my results increased a lot)
Lou_Grows answered grow question 4 years ago
Your plant is looking good I wouldn't defoliate any more instead expose lower bud to light try moving her branches around in order to open space for light go thru and reach the lower bud sites
PharmaZ answered grow question 4 years ago
Looking great! You’ve done enough defoliation. Just right if you ask me. You can start overdrive when the bud finishes developing and the pistils are browning. At least that’s when I use it and it works a charm, I do only use it for 1 week rather than 2 as I mostly grow Autoflowers.
For the little buds, you’re bound to have Smaller underdeveloped buds even after defol don’t worry about that you’ve done well. Hope that answers your question:+1::skin-tone-3:
Experimentgreen answered grow question 4 years ago
Hey shortest answer, expose bud sites to as much light as possible, trim away low leaves a tiny stems that aren't going to offer you much buds since they're so shaded. Nutes are always good for a boost, eventually you'll have to back off and flush them. I have heard though that plain old molasses from the grocery store can be added to your water to fatten and sweeten buds, I do not believe that this must be flushed out as it is a natural sugar.
The plants look amazing congratulations. Are you going to harvest and try for one of the diary entries this month?
Removed answered grow question 4 years ago
The idea is to expose lower leaves to light that were previously shaded. Don't leave just stem and bud. The issue with top buds and lower ones is distance to light source, keep the plant height short and that should help.
FlavoursUk answered grow question 4 years ago
Hi mate,

Looks like you've done a good job so far. Best advice I can give you is take off less rather than more and see where the light is hitting the most. Any big fan leaves blocking budsites need to go, its as simple as that. I wouldn't over complicate it. I've done my fair share of crops. The first 1/3 of the bottom of the plant, everything can be stripped from that point down. Known as lollipopping. This will the direct the energy of your plant to focus on the plants upper, bud producing branches. Which means bigger YIELDS! ;) Feel free to ask any questions if you need. I hope this helps you out. Keep on growing!
Stick answered grow question 4 years ago
Usually, scrog growers tend to remove everything that's under the net, because it won't get enough light to fully develop. However, since your scrog is really high and all of your plants are not the same height, and you already have beautiful buds under the net --> I'd recommend not to throw away those little nuggets, but instead try an efficient defoliation onto the upper stems. I'll be around, good luck with these beauties!
Jeff123fish answered grow question 4 years ago
They look great. At this point you could take off some more of the fan leaves but seeing how you’ve done a nice job with your scrogg only time is going to fatten up those lower buds
Newfoundland420 answered grow question 4 years ago
Your buds will fatten up! Trust me, they will! I see a lot of white hairs/pistils still sticking out of your girl and she looks lovely and I bet she is super sticky!

The defoliation looks good. I wouldn't worry too much about those bottom buds. You can remove if you like. I personally remove them within the first 2 weeks of flower. Sometimes i even get a long branch with no growth on it other than the top, and I snip those too.

One thing you can do to increase yield of the smaller ones is try to introduce light in that area, add side lighting if you are able to. One thing that makes a huge difference to me is Light & Airflow.

Now, this tip I can give ya really works well for me. During your feeding add molasses. Buds LOVE LOVE LOVE molasses during flower. Just a teaspoon or tablespoon, I dont measure, I just pour the molasses in the water, then PH, then feed!