Hi guys I think I might have a problem. My husband and I are both medicinal patients and this is our first time growing, our biggest plant was getting to tall and getting burnt by the lights, we have been meaning to put in a screen but he had to go out of town for a couple days and I was concerned, so I attempted to bend it and broke it. When my husband got home he was angry so he cut it off where I broke it, which you will see in the picture. I'm wondering what my next move should be to insure that we will still have good buds if possible.
 
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When I break stems - heh, it happens - I tape them back together with duct-tape - like you might wrap a sprained ankle. Really. Just reposition it, give an adjacent branch some support with a bamboo support pole, and tape it carefully. You can cut duct tape laterally to get long, small strips if needed.

Never had a problem with that.

If your plant is still vegging, just keep it vegging until it heals up. If it's flowering - uhh - I guess let it finish for what it's worth . . .

But - if it's veggin still - you'll probably end up with a much bushier plant.

Colorado here too - welcome.
 
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it happens all the time, tell your husband to relax it happens to everybody, i like to cut at all available clones above the break/crack immeadiatly after the accident, I cut where the crack is to sever the entire branch then immeadiatly set the branch in a glass of water, and then proceed to cut clones, or else use STRING not tape and make a brace, tape has harmful chemicals that can cause your plant to get sick and further stressed,
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no biggie, it happens all the time. if you did it in veg, you might actually get a better yeild....you basically topped the plant and now allowed the lower branches to come up.

i use string or i use a toothpick/skewer with zip ties
 
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Foxfarmfreak

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It's too late, He already amputated her head, but, you should still have some nice branches left that will become the NEW heads......next time try what anyone here said, by tying it back together, I have also used zip ties to mend a broken of split stem. They are very hearty plants and will grow in spite of poor conditions or improper care, believe me, I've done my best at trying to kill them, just by caring too much for them.....lol
Peace FFF:harvest:
 
Best plant in the world, I used scotch tape cause its all
I had in a jam and its flowering just fine I'll be sure to
edit this post with a pic, in the future with thick stems
use the sharp edge of a coin to start the bend, by
slightly crushing some of the membrane/stem to ease
the bend w/o breakin any necks (and if you do repeat
the 1st steps :rasta:, neat form of supercropping and to
also even out your bud canopy, Peace Shiva
 
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It's too late, He already amputated her head, but, you should still have some nice branches left that will become the NEW heads......next time try what anyone here said, by tying it back together, I have also used zip ties to mend a broken of split stem. They are very hearty plants and will grow in spite of poor conditions or improper care, believe me, I've done my best at trying to kill them, just by caring too much for them.....lol
Peace FFF:harvest:
i just chopped a wonder woman down, the largest branch i had was one that i had almost completely pulled of the main stem, it was hanging by the thinnest strand, just zipped tied it close to the main stem and it turned into a beast. must be around 2 ounces (still drying)
 

Seamaiden

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Zips, surgical tape, duct tape, just get the stem back together as tightly and cleanly as possible and you would really be surprised what they can pull through.

I see no pix, so can't say whether or not you'll get good buds. I'm assuming there was no time for a flush, either. I've been there, tried a water cure, can't recommend it. If nothing else make bubble has with everything that has trichomes on it.
 
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i had a big nug on a plant once and a mate came over and just had to touch it... sure enough it buckled and fell over on itself, this was like in the 8th week of flower as well :wondering i forgave him though!

i just tied a garden cane to it like a splint on a broken finger, it was fine. Try not to wrap anything too tight around the stem if you do splint it, the plants fluids travel on the outside of the main stem core and if too tight will cut off circulation.

Peace
 
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i just had another fuck up .. :confused: .. pulling my plant out of the bush line for neem & she had grown up into a dead branch , snap main stem ..... hanging by a thread.

well i've done this before & lost both plants so lets hope this works will be a test i guess ?

she fell in the wind again as i was getting a splint ready and totally snapped off. so im trying something new. :arghh:

i took a 2 inch piece of tie wire & pushed 1/2 of it into the hollow part on stem / it was snug . i then pressed the other end down till it was lined up just as she was before she broke in half. i then covered the wound with petroleum jelly / all over. the last two times the plant rebounded but after a week a black fungus developed so thats what im trying to avoid. also figured it would help lock in moister ...

i have no idea if this will work so ill update in the near future. i give it a 20% chance seeing it was a clean break ....

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i just had another fuck up .. :confused: .. pulling my plant out of the bush line for neem & she had grown up into a dead branch , snap main stem ..... hanging by a thread.

well i've done this before & lost both plants so lets hope this works will be a test i guess ?

she fell in the wind again as i was getting a splint ready and totally snapped off. so im trying something new. :arghh:

i took a 2 inch piece of tie wire & pushed 1/2 of it into the hollow part on stem / it was snug . i then pressed the other end down till it was lined up just as she was before she broke in half. i then covered the wound with petroleum jelly / all over. the last two times the plant rebounded but after a week a black fungus developed so thats what im trying to avoid. also figured it would help lock in moister ...

i have no idea if this will work so ill update in the near future. i give it a 20% chance seeing it was a clean break ....

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Nooooooooo. Made this mistake long time ago. That petroleum jelly is going to slowly kill your plant. Shit is fucking evil. The problem with it is that it suffocates the plant slowly seeping into the tissues and ultimetly kilking and disabling your plant from getting what it needs. That black fugus will spread bad very very bad. If you pull off the bark the plant will have the fungus all up and threw it . I was mid flower when i did this so there was no saving it, i tried t o wash it with whiping first then peroxide. Then waited a week my buds never got bigger and one by one all the mainstems wilted to death. Soil never got dry, hence my assumption that no nutes were reaching the plant. So i wasted 2 weeks worth of electricity, and one week of water. It was sad man. The initial reason was to keep critters crawling up from my soil. I usually use tangle foot but was out. So lesson learned fuck it. Imo get rid of the branch or you will lose the girl from the fungus.;)
Happy farmin;)
 
Hi guys I think I might have a problem. My husband and I are both medicinal patients and this is our first time growing, our biggest plant was getting to tall and getting burnt by the lights, we have been meaning to put in a screen but he had to go out of town for a couple days and I was concerned, so I attempted to bend it and broke it. When my husband got home he was angry so he cut it off where I broke it, which you will see in the picture. I'm wondering what my next move should be to insure that we will still have good buds if possible.
I just did this with my 2 n half month old autoflowering indoor tree. I was cleaning n my plant fell over n snapped, I tried to tightly wrap it up with think string, but it continued to wilt n dehydrate, its currently recuperating in a bottle of water with some nutrients solution. I suggest u do the same n wait for roots to form. Then u can replant
 
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Breaking stems happens sometimes. It's not even hard on the plant. Your husband's little temper tantrum is what did it. Even if you were to just leave it and do nothing, it would have been fine.

Nothing to do, maybe anger management for your husband, or maybe a new husband lol.


 

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