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My LST Grow

joedaddy805

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So I started this plant from seed. Ever since she was big enough to train I started. This plant sprouted on the 5th of Oct. I'm gonna try and keep this plant in Veg as long as I can. I started growing it in coco from the beginning and just did a transplant to a bigger pot. I also have been topping every single branch I can. I think i've topped this plant about 10 times. Some might say I'm not suppose to but I'm just playing around with this plant and seeing what I can do with it since i'm new to growing. My plans are to get clones of this plant in the long run if I can if not I'll just let it flower up and see what it does.

When it first sprouted.
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This was about a month ago

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This is a few days ago

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joedaddy805

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so here is plant as of today after transplanting it into soil from coco. i was tired of trying to keep the soil feed right.
so how long do you think i should leave it in veg?
its been sprouted since the 5th of oct.
ive topped it about 10 times now. don't know if i want to keep topping it or not.
any input would be helpful.

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Gozgrow

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I'm still pretty new to growing, looks like maybe nutrient burn on the leafs. I would personally stop topping 2 times maybe 3 times tops. Your plant almost looks like the growth has been stunted. I would continue the LST and stop topping it. I vegged my plants 4 weeks from clone if guesstimate my clones were approx rooted for 2-3 weeks before I got them so. That's about 6-7 weeks in veg so if you started October 5 from sprout that's over 8 weeks of veg your plant should almost double in size during flower, so you could go on a 12/12 light cycle now. But I would almost go another 2 weeks without topping just continue the LST and don't do anything else. The soil you use will have some nutes in it if you are experienceing nutrient burn at 1/2 tbs of nutes maybe cut it back a bit. If you are only using big bloom you may need the micro and grow formula also. Not familiar with fix farms but your nutrient burn could also be deficiency of some sort. I use advanced nutrients and I use micro , grow , and bloom. Also what soil are you using, do you ph your water, and are you following the dosage instructions on you nutrients? I know advanced nutrients I have to start way lower than there reccomended dosage at least 1/4 if not lower. And I don't use soil. But like I said I don't know fox farms or soil. Someone more experienced will chime in and they will know soil and fox farms. Oh also what are you using for a light source. Is it a constant 18/6. Almost looks like they are getting an erratic light cycle and trying to flower.
Oh by the way I really like the purple LST not sure I've seen the purple clippy thing to do it. What is the purple string/ wire you use. Right now I use green coated wire not really liking it so much. Need something softer but just as strong. Without fiber. Don't want little fibers all over my buds once they are sticky lol.
 

joedaddy805

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the light it gets is sunlight and cfl. I just put it in soil few days ago cause i was tired of the coco. I'm sure its growth had something to do with being in coco and not being feed right. thats why i went to soil. i use ph'd water and use 1/4 strength on the nutes. the burn on top I'm not sure if thats from me accidentally putting some on the leaves and not taking it off right away. when i did take it out the roots looked real nice and healthy they were nice and white and all over the place.
 

joedaddy805

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I don't think topping is real bad but it does had stress to your plant vs lst/scrog would be easier on the plant and not slow growth as much. I am no expert, that's just my opinion.

Good luck!

so maybe all the topping I've been doing on this plant is why its small for its size?
 

joedaddy805

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Oh by the way I really like the purple LST not sure I've seen the purple clippy thing to do it. What is the purple string/ wire you use. Right now I use green coated wire not really liking it so much. Need something softer but just as strong. Without fiber. Don't want little fibers all over my buds once they are sticky lol.



i got it from the casino to hold my card. its kinda like the things they hold there keys on there arms at walmart. it works pretty good and you can adjust it pretty quick.
 

CronicHempHog

Member of the Month: Feb 2014 - Plant of the Month: June 2015

Gozgrow

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Very intersting, to get it to Stay You just twist it? Like the hair clip too! As for the cola ting I think you should technically have 19 I belive, if I remember right though every time you top it it makes the colas smaller? Someone with more experience may chime in, lol and tell you exactly he opposite I just said. Everything I know is from reading and well it goes in and goes out pretty quick. Good to see you are letting it veg, if keep vegging and doing the LST, your plant will grow by leaps and bounds.
 

CronicHempHog

Member of the Month: Feb 2014 - Plant of the Month: June 2015
well supposedly the more you top the smaller the tops
probably because the energy is split between all of them
they have something I think they call it mainlining
only 4 branches but supposedly huge colas on all 4
still have yet to try that one
 
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