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Discussion in 'General Indoor Growing' started by Erick31876, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. Im growing a strain of seeds called gobstopper. I love the way the plant grows, it grew very bushy and fast from a seedling. It is in soil/ pearlite, with a little coco mixed it. In 7 gallon smart pot.
    Nutrients are megacrop, and greenleaf nutrients pk booster, calmag plus.
    Lights are 600watt hps, qnd a 600watt illumatek power harvest led.
    Ph is set to 6.3-6.7
    This thing has been growing great since it was a seedling. It just started week 5 of flower, my question is about the way i tht s buds look. They dont look like the normal bids im used to seeing. They are getting taller, but not getting any wider. I never grew or seen yhis strain before. I would think at week 5 they would have started to put some weight on by now. Hopefully someone can chime in and give me some advice
     
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  2. They'll get much fatter I think. Not that I should know being inexperienced as I am but I've been there(particularly on my last successful grow). The plants might just be lazy growers where all flowering time is needed to bulk up.
     
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  3. 1diesel1

    1diesel1 Moderator Staff Member

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    I had a harvest stretch like that before. I accidentally set my light timer for 16 hours of light.
     
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  4. Did they fill out, or just keep growing like that and stay skinny
     
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    1diesel1 Moderator Staff Member

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    No, they did not fill out. At week 5 just stick it out. I ended up chucking the buds off the stems and made hash out of all of it. My situation was a complete loss.
     
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  6. Is this a hybrid? If so, its leaves look sativa dominant. It may be a longering flowering strain (if sativa dominant) so really, you could still have 5 weeks or more to flower. Also, cut back on nitrogen. Just give it time, I’m sure she’ll fatten up for you.
     
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  7. That sucks, i was hoping they would. I thought I had a winner with this one by the way it was growing in veg, and by the way it stretched and the smell of it. I also took a bunch of clones and made a mother from it. It sucks to be me
     
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  8. Don’t jump to conclusions so soon. Like I said, I could be a longer flowering strain. I wouldn’t worry. Keep your clones!
     
  9. 1diesel1

    1diesel1 Moderator Staff Member

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    Don’t give up, like serphine said you could have a longer flowering strain.
     
  10. I dont know. I got the beans off of ebay from a guy who user name was phat panda farms . But he got banned. I contacted them directly to try to get more of them, but got no reply, so i doubt thats who he was actually with. I thought it looked kind of sativa dominant, so hopefully its just a long flowerer
     
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  11. Ill keep them. Like i said i really like the way it grew up until the buds started growing. Hopefully it is a long flowering strain
     
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  12. CrimsonEcho

    CrimsonEcho Moderator Staff Member

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    Genetics are very important man, get your stuff from a reputable and trustworthy breeder or seedbank next time. I hope they fatten up at the end.
     
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  13. I learned that the hard way. All other seeds i got are from reputable seed banks.
     
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  14. I was going to say that. Your probably not half way done flowering them yet.
     
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  15. I sure hope not. Thanks bro