Autos 6 weeks old and not flowering?!? New grower and alone with this, I need support!!

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JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

Hi everyone, My first grow with Critical purple feminized auto flowers under my Mars hydro ts1000 and I thought they would of flowered by now being on the 6th week..they look great but y are they taking so long..i thought I’d atleast see pistols by now. If I look at the leaves with my digital microscope they look crystally like they want to flower..got the seeds from growers choice seed bank so I’m sure they are what they say they are..any thoughts would greatly appreciate it,
 
iX_Lazy_Xi

iX_Lazy_Xi

Could be they are a more photo leaning blend and it will take just a bit longer
Maybe photos?

, or someone didn't put the right seed in the bag altogether.

The bud sites look like they are ready to start popping off to me, but could just be the picture and my foggy eyes. Little more patience. if still nothing in another week, then switch the light cycle sit back and watch
 
TheMaverickFarmer

TheMaverickFarmer

Good looking girls

they might be photoperiod plants as suggested by Aqua man. Something similar happened to me with 3 plants in a 4x4 set up.
After many years off i decided to rock a 4x4, got myself some feminized 'fast flowering' AK47 seeds. Beeing new to those feminized, fast flower, auto flower seeds i didn't realize fast flower are not auto flower plants, just a term for a fast flowering strain. I originally thought they were auto's so after 5 weeks of veg i started wandering. My plants looked liked yours, i could tell they were ready to pop
Talked to my local nute supply guy and he tells me the news, need to switch them to 12-12...they're photos.
So this is what i have today
They got so big I ended buying a 3x3 and another light. The 4x4 is maxed out for height....
Moral of the story is don't wait too long to switch or they're gonna get too tall for your tent if they're photo's, they will double in height in flowering


Cheers
Happy growing!



 
Panhead59

Panhead59

Good looking girls

they might be photoperiod plants as suggested by Aqua man. Something similar happened to me with 3 plants in a 4x4 set up.
After many years off i decided to rock a 4x4, got myself some feminized 'fast flowering' AK47 seeds. Beeing new to those feminized, fast flower, auto flower seeds i didn't realize fast flower are not auto flower plants, just a term for a fast flowering strain. I originally thought they were auto's so after 5 weeks of veg i started wandering. My plants looked liked yours, i could tell they were ready to pop
Talked to my local nute supply guy and he tells me the news, need to switch them to 12-12...they're photos.
So this is what i have today
They got so big I ended buying a 3x3 and another light. The 4x4 is maxed out for height....
Moral of the story is don't wait too long to switch or they're gonna get too tall for your tent if they're photo's, they will double in height in flowering


Cheers
Happy growing!



And i ordered (not from same place)photos and got autos. Quality control is definitely lacking. Think about it- the industry is exploding. The $ is obviously in selling seeds. I mean $10 or so a seed !!!! They are making a killing and getting them out the door as fast as possible. A new ad every minute. Gotta research a little for quality seeds, my latest lesson learned.
 
JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

Look to be going in to flower mode to me. I don’t see the problem. How much flowering are you expecting to see with a 6 week old plant?
None at all, but atleast sum pistols… I just thought autos were a 4-5 week veg .. I’m just gonna wait another week like ppl are suggesting then switch it to 12-12..
Look to be going in to flower mode to me. I don’t see the problem. How much flowering are you expecting to see with a 6 week old plant?
 
JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

Good looking girls

they might be photoperiod plants as suggested by Aqua man. Something similar happened to me with 3 plants in a 4x4 set up.
After many years off i decided to rock a 4x4, got myself some feminized 'fast flowering' AK47 seeds. Beeing new to those feminized, fast flower, auto flower seeds i didn't realize fast flower are not auto flower plants, just a term for a fast flowering strain. I originally thought they were auto's so after 5 weeks of veg i started wandering. My plants looked liked yours, i could tell they were ready to pop
Talked to my local nute supply guy and he tells me the news, need to switch them to 12-12...they're photos.
So this is what i have today
They got so big I ended buying a 3x3 and another light. The 4x4 is maxed out for height....
Moral of the story is don't wait too long to switch or they're gonna get too tall for your tent if they're photo's, they will double in height in flowering


Cheers
Happy growing!



Maybe I’m in the same situation as u than.. but I hope not cus the plants are a foot away from the light n top, I have no more room for growth n it’s a 5 foot tall tent …thx for replying
 
JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

Could be they are a more photo leaning blend and it will take just a bit longer


, or someone didn't put the right seed in the bag altogether.

The bud sites look like they are ready to start popping off to me, but could just be the picture and my foggy eyes. Little more patience. if still nothing in another week, then switch the light cycle sit back and watch
Yea the do look like they are about to start ..I’ll give it one more week then switch light cycle ..here’s how it looks under microscope
 
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JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

And i ordered (not from same place)photos and got autos. Quality control is definitely lacking. Think about it- the industry is exploding. The $ is obviously in selling seeds. I mean $10 or so a seed !!!! They are making a killing and getting them out the door as fast as possible. A new ad every minute. Gotta research a little for quality seeds, my latest lesson learned.
That’s a great point, I can see how they could get sloppy with it n label seeds wrong.. I just got more too, I hope these are what they say they are 🤦🏼
 
quirk

quirk

None at all, but atleast sum pistols… I just thought autos were a 4-5 week veg .. I’m just gonna wait another week like ppl are suggesting then switch it to 12-12..
AnecdotalIy speaking, I grow autos exclusively and had this happen once. I switched to 12/12 and three days later they (2 plants) started flowering and after day 7 at 12/12, I went back to 18/6. Yield and quality wasn't significantly affected.
 
JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

AnecdotalIy speaking, I grow autos exclusively and had this happen once. I switched to 12/12 and three days later they (2 plants) started flowering and after day 7 at 12/12, I went back to 18/6. Yield and quality wasn't significantly affected.
So ur saying I can switch to 12-12 to flower them then go back to 18-6 (I do 20-4) and they won’t go back in veg? I’m glad u brought that up cus I was wondering that ty.
 
iX_Lazy_Xi

iX_Lazy_Xi

So ur saying I can switch to 12-12 to flower them then go back to 18-6 (I do 20-4) and they won’t go back in veg? I’m glad u brought that up cus I was wondering that ty.
The ruderalis genetic should keep you safe from reveg, if it starts showing pistols i wouldn't bother changing you light cycle, only if nothing progresses
 
JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

The ruderalis genetic should keep you safe from reveg, if it starts showing pistols i wouldn't bother changing you light cycle, only if nothing progresses
Got cha, I noticed them first pop out the dirt on the 27th of April so it’s like right exactly on the 6th week right now, I gotta good feeling I’ll start seeing them pistols start poping this week ..on one of the plants I can see it’s females hairs really good..if nothin this week than I’ll switch the lights up,
 
JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

Good looking girls

they might be photoperiod plants as suggested by Aqua man. Something similar happened to me with 3 plants in a 4x4 set up.
After many years off i decided to rock a 4x4, got myself some feminized 'fast flowering' AK47 seeds. Beeing new to those feminized, fast flower, auto flower seeds i didn't realize fast flower are not auto flower plants, just a term for a fast flowering strain. I originally thought they were auto's so after 5 weeks of veg i started wandering. My plants looked liked yours, i could tell they were ready to pop
Talked to my local nute supply guy and he tells me the news, need to switch them to 12-12...they're photos.
So this is what i have today
They got so big I ended buying a 3x3 and another light. The 4x4 is maxed out for height....
Moral of the story is don't wait too long to switch or they're gonna get too tall for your tent if they're photo's, they will double in height in flowering


Cheers
Happy growing!



Ur Aks look amazing dude.. awesome job!
 
TheMaverickFarmer

TheMaverickFarmer

No pistils yet on that one looks like new growth to me. New leaves often look like pistils, like a little dart shooting out. If it was mine I'd switch
Back off the nutes a bit, the tips of your leaves on the third picture are yellowing slightly..often sign of over fertilizing
 
JustLearninGx

JustLearninGx

No pistils yet on that one looks like new growth to me. New leaves often look like pistils, like a little dart shooting out. If it was mine I'd switch
Back off the nutes a bit, the tips of your leaves on the third picture are yellowing slightly..often sign of over fertilizing
Yes I’ve noticed that the plants have those tips..the pic ur referring to is a plant that’s in living soil and I feed nothing but h20 and a weekly recharge..so I can’t control what it eats?
 
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