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I'm pretty keen to try doing a manifold grow on my Autos but not sure about the best way to do it.

I have been growing 4 autos per run scrog style in my 4 X 4 and they are over packing the tent so I'm looking for a way to thin things out and make the tent easier to manage. I have them in a smaller tent for the first 6 weeks and then finish them in the 4 X 4. I'm looking for a way to have them trained and defoliated when they make the move. Because working on them in the 4 X 4 is nearly impossible. I was thinking that a manifold style would allow for this.

I know they say you can't manifold autos but I'm sure that we know this is bullshit. So please chime in if you've run an auto grow manifold style and let me know the good and bad of it and what to expect.
 

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I’m gonna follow this one. Super interested to find out. I’m sure someone will have tried it

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I’m gonna follow this one. Super interested to find out. I’m sure someone will have tried it

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I can't find it now but somewhere on grow diaries there is manifold done on a fast buds strain where they harvest over 10 ounces of premo from one plant. I browsed it ages ago and just remember that it was one freakin amazing grow.
 

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Hey @Autofire I've been doing manifold type training on autos the last few grows and had good results.
What I have found is it can extend the plants life time a week or two, probably due to the stress early on.
But with vigourous strains definatly do able.
 

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I can't find it now but somewhere on grow diaries there is manifold done on a fast buds strain where they harvest over 10 ounces of premo from one plant. I browsed it ages ago and just remember that it was one freakin amazing grow.

May be worth a read

Frank
 

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Hey @Autofire I've been doing manifold type training on autos the last few grows and had good results.
What I have found is it can extend the plants life time a week or two, probably due to the stress early on.
But with vigourous strains definatly do able.
Cheers mate, thanks for the reply.

I'm running the Ethos Pluto Cut Auto and it's super vigorous. I guess if it takes a week to recover and a week longer to finish then the it's not really losing any ground on where it would be without the manifold.
 

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I'm pretty keen to try doing a manifold grow on my Autos but not sure about the best way to do it.

I have been growing 4 autos per run scrog style in my 4 X 4 and they are over packing the tent so I'm looking for a way to thin things out and make the tent easier to manage. I have them in a smaller tent for the first 6 weeks and then finish them in the 4 X 4. I'm looking for a way to have them trained and defoliated when they make the move. Because working on them in the 4 X 4 is nearly impossible. I was thinking that a manifold style would allow for this.

I know they say you can't manifold autos but I'm sure that we know this is bullshit. So please chime in if you've run an auto grow manifold style and let me know the good and bad of it and what to expect.
have a look at some of @Vapo threads he likes to mainline a auto or two
 

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Just to give you an idea of what I'm working with. This is what my tent looks like now. All I did here was heavy LST in weeks 3-6.

I've only been growing about a year and so far I've been overly hesitant with defol or lollipopping. Obviously it's now time to look at a way of cleaning things up to get some better light penetration.

They copped a bit of burn this time from high EC and too little run off. But things are back on track after a good flush.
 

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Just to give you an idea of what I'm working with. This is what my tent looks like now. All I did here was heavy LST in weeks 3-6.

I've only been growing about a year and so far I've been overly hesitant with defol or lollipopping. Obviously it's now time to look at a way of cleaning things up to get some better light penetration.

They copped a bit of burn this time from high EC and too little run off. But things are back on track after a good flush.
cracking grow you should be proud of that
 
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