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Indoor Grow First Photo Attempt: Green Crack and Bubba Kush

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I've seen people top twice, but in such a short time I might be worried about stress.

How about some aggressive LST to couple with the topping already done?

.edit ooh, just noticed that these are photos instead?
Yeah photos. I've always topped autos, but only once. I should also point out I'm not in a hurry with these photos...
 

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They aren't large enough to worry about SCROG or even creating a manifold. Typically it takes 21-28 days from seed to be ready for flower in scrog. You have to give the plant time to mature, develop pre flowers, and let those eventually side branches grow out.
 

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Yeah photos. I've always topped autos, but only once. I should also point out I'm not in a hurry with these photos...
I say go for it. I really like how mainling has worked out for me.
 
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Week 3 Update

Hey everybody,

Today is Day 21. This is been an eventful week. If you haven't caught the few posts above, let me get you up to speed :smoking:


The Topping Debacle
Originally I intended on manifolding. Then I decided on scrogging. Now we're back to manifolding lol. You'll find I'm an indecisive fella :crying:

For manifolding, I was following the tutorial on CocoForCannabis. For scrogging, I was following the tutorial on GrowWeedEasy. The manifolding tutorial recommended topping down to the 3rd node; the scogging tutotrial recommended topping down to the 4th node. I realize these are merely suggestions, but I'm a bit of a nervous-nelly. I had already topped my Green Crack down to the 4th node, then 24 hours later, decided to top down to the 3rd node. A "re-topping" of sorts.

I asked around and the opinions on this were split between "oh god no" and "sure why not". Anyway, I bit the bullet and "re-topped" my Green Crack on day 20 (it was topped originally on day 19). I also went ahead and topped the Bubba Kush down to it's 3rd node yesterday, day 20, as well. This was the first topping procedure done to the Bubba Kush. Recall, this one is growing a little slower. I was kind of hoping the second topping of the Green Crack would slow it down a bit so the Bubba Kush could catch up.... wrong! The Green Crack did not mind the second topping and has grown noticeably in the last 24 hours :d5:

Anyway, back to the movie....

Week 3 Stats

For the first couple of days of Week 3, I continued to follow the GH 10-part "medium" feedchart, amended as follows:
  • CalMag boosted from 1.7 mL/gal to 2.5 mL/gal,
  • Added Diamond Nectar (humic acid) at 2.5mL/gal,
  • Added yucca powder at 150-170mg/gal.
However, I was noticing that my run-off was less than my intake on several fertigations, and the leaves started looking a little light for my liking. So I upgraded to the "aggressive" formula, and started feeding at around 900ppm (1.8ec). This is substantially higher than I ever fed autos, but goodness gracious the plants seem to love it. They are proving to be hungry girls!

I'm still fertigating twice daily in the 1 gallon pots, always at a pH of 5.8, and to 10-20% run-off.

Lights are at 500 PPFD, 18/6. Currently drawing around ~200W or so from the wall. VPD around 0.8.

So at the time of this writing, the plants have been topped (re-topped in the case of the Green Crack), and I've removed growth tips below the third node. I'm going to keep the fan leaves below the third node for now, at least until I start to get further into my manifold.

Tomorrow, on day 22, I plan on transplanting both plants into their final 7 gallon containers, after which I will start fertigating once daily. I'm seeing roots emerge out of the 1 gallon pots now as well :bighug:

Anyway, enough of me blabering -- here are some pictures:

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Bubba Kush (left); Green Crack (right)

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Green Crack topped down to node #3; note the 4-finger mutation :bighug:


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Root emerging out of the bottom of the 1 gallon pot

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That's all for now. Thanks for reading :D

-tronN00dles
 

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WEEK 1

Hey folks,

Today is day 7 since sprout. Time is flying. I'll keep this short and sweet with a recap of Week 1. Growth is looking good. Here's some data:
  • Fertigating twice daily @ 230ppm (GH Week 1 Medium), around 60mL or so
  • PPFD @ 250
  • Lights on 18/6
  • VPD within 0.4-0.8, temps usually between 19-25 deg C, RH between 64-73%
I'm thinking they'll stay in these nursery bags for another week or so until they move into 1 gallon pots. I've also been keeping the coco in my final 7 gallon pots wet with the same nute mixes I've been giving to the seedlings.

Here's some pics:

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The one on the left is Green Crack; the one on the right is Bubba Kush. The GC is definitely growing faster, as I mentioned, even it's taproot growth was substantially quicker. The BK was 24 hours behind opening her cotyledons. I also had a little mishap with the BK, as some membrane remained after she shed her helmet. I tried to pull this off, but ended up tearing a little bit of cotyledon off. Anyway, she seems to have recovered nicely, just a little behind her sister.

Anyway, I'm pleased with how things are looking so far. Tomorrow I'll be starting them on Week 2 nutes and will be bumping up my feeds.

Cheers,

-tronN00dles
PS. @Death The Cultivator , I settled on a scrog after :cheers:
Looking good gro bro, keep up the good work! :pighug:
 

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Day 22

The ladies have been transplanted into their final 7 gallon containers :D

Roots:

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I cut the fabric pots off. This was the bottom of one after I took the rootball out:

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Green Crack:

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And both in the tent:

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Thanks for stopping by :toke:

-tronN00dles
 
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