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How do I germinate seeds?

Camaro1691

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I myself personally throw my seeds in the growing medium root tip facing down, I grow hydro with hydroton clay pebbles, I very carefully place the seeds just above the water line and leave them be, after 2 weeks I have my first set of leaves, I’ve had a 100% germination rate with this method soo far
 

Remystemple

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I myself personally throw my seeds in the growing medium root tip facing down, I grow hydro with hydroton clay pebbles, I very carefully place the seeds just above the water line and leave them be, after 2 weeks I have my first set of leaves, I’ve had a 100% germination rate with this method soo far
in rock wool right? it sounds like you just put the seed in the clay pebbles.
 

frogz

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Heyy gang i have 5 plants, 3 outsiders planted in december, wich brings me here, since they are looking fat and ready for a "prune"? harvest? Any good guide on it? Im totally rookie about that..
And another 2 insiders also december 2 weeks later i think, but this last month i wasnt home so they didnt had any light, so i guess it will take them more time? Ty for all help again!
 

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Camaro1691

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in rock wool right? it sounds like you just put the seed in the clay pebbles.
Don’t know why I never saw this earlier, but no I don’t use rock wool at all, I do actually place the seed in the clay pebbles, I fill my net pots with pebbles till all holes are covered completely, then I fill the system with water to determine how deep I’m going to place the seeds, then I shuffle some pebbles around to make a pocket just barely above the water line with the air pump off, and I use 3 tiny pebbles to make a tray for the seed to sit on then gently place a couple pebbles on top to hold it in place.. To date, I have had a 100% germination rate with this method, and as your plant gets taller fill the pebbles in the rest of the way to support the plant
 

Camaro1691

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Heyy gang i have 5 plants, 3 outsiders planted in december, wich brings me here, since they are looking fat and ready for a "prune"? harvest? Any good guide on it? Im totally rookie about that..
And another 2 insiders also december 2 weeks later i think, but this last month i wasnt home so they didnt had any light, so i guess it will take them more time? Ty for all help again!
Many growers like to defoliate around day 21 or so of flower and then again around day 42, or weeks 3 and 6, taking off lower branches that don’t receive much light or areas that are producing wimpy buds compared to the rest, not so much an issue for outdoor growers that grow in fields, you’ll get a feel for what your plant needs over time, and if your able to rotate your plant to allow light to hit all areas for the same amount of time you can get away with cutting less off the plant
 
I use paper towel , it soak seeds in cup of water and .5 tsp of hydrogen peroxide for 24 hours. Your seeds will come open after that period. Drain water through strainer, making sure not to lose seed. Take squirt bottle and wet towel a little, I prefer Viva towels. Fold twice. Place in plastic baggie another 24 hours. You open that up and you will have about a 1 inch tap root.plant with root down in same plastic cup with grow medium. I like to use a little starter first water. Don’t forget to use a lighter and burn 4 small holes in bottom of cup before you put you grow medium in the cup. Take that squirt bottle, spray inside of same plastic bag. Place that bag over the cup. 24 hours later you will have a sprout about a inch tall.
 
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