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Seedling Stage HELPP! Lol

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Just guessing here but it looks like the soil is just too hot "too much N" for seedlings.
 

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I wouldnt have thought that it was a nitrogen overload they were way too yellow for that. You were in soil so im having a hard time thinking that pH was the issue as usually soil is a lot more forgiving with pH.

as a coco coir grower i know that seedlings survive on little to no nutes for the first 10-14 days however if you go beyond that time and there is no nutrient in the substrate you'll start to see signs of N deficiency very quickly which is indicated by yellowing off and droopyness. which your seedlings are showing.

however, there should have been nutes in the soil already (however im not too sure, perhaps you can verify this for me? was that soil mixed with compost? one thing i can tell you is that the soil definitely doesnt look "hot" in my eyes it actually seems quite baron. before plucking those plants i would have attempted to feed with an organic liquid fertilizer (not salt based... oragnic!!!).

just to keep in mind for next time. i feel like this issue was a lot more simple to fix than we were making it out to be...


Also, dont let anyone bust your balls about going oversized with the pot. iv started an autoflower in 50L of coco coir before, literally just popped the seed right in and it did fine. got 8 oz off that bitch too. just make sure the medium is completely and evenly moist before planting then just water modestly untill your plant starts to drink.
 

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She’s lookin pretty good in my opinion wayyy better then what it was . Thanks for all the help and suggestions from everybody !
 

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Update: She is lookin very good getting a lot of growth daily! But I can tell it is definitely shocked so I don’t know how big it will get or when I should do some low stress training …?
 

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I don’t do anything with mine normally other than remove what will mess up airflow.

if has a problem early on it’s already behind a lot so I would just let her go

good to see it doing good again
 

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I honestly think that I should have planted them in smaller pots then transplanted because I dug down a couple inches and it was compact soil dry as the desert lol . So I’m guessing I didn’t add enough perlite to the mix and the roots just can’t move down past the compact soil and it’s not getting water down there . ? What do y’all think ?
This is part of your issue. "Dry hard desert like dirt", the roots will not grow into this.

You don't want you soil to dry out that much or it becomes hydrophobic. Adding a surfactant such as yucca powder will help rehydrate the soil.

With that said, it appears you might have just initially overwatered, then let the pots dry out too much. It can really set them back a couple weeks if overwatered initially.

I also suggest researching what the ph levels need to be when watering/fertigagating different medians.

5.5 to 6.5 is hydro ph ranges, soil typically 6-7.

Good luck! :pass: :toke: :bong:
 
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