Cattapilla's Blackberry Kush and Mango Kush Grow Diary

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I have under the lights a feminized Mango and Blackberry Kush from ILGM.
Seeds germinated 10/26 and 10/27. Began putting Great White Micorrhizae in all watering.
10/31 plants were transplanted into dixie cups
11/11 plants were transferred into 3 gallon fabric pots
I've been watering every three days with cal/mag and Great White. This is the second week in the 3 gallon pots and they are starting to take off. I have never heavily watered either of the kush, I've been giving them 1/4 gallon of water each time.
I'm watching for any changes, they've been getting Cal/mag because anything I read about Kush says they thirst for it under LEDs. Wish me luck.
Pictures posted were taken 11/20/19
Please no taunting me about the Tangerine Dream. She looks like a plucked chicken.

Also, @Cattapilla @Cattapilla @Cattapilla for that MarsHydro light giveaway!
 
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Hi guys. My kush is growing well, and I have some questions for you. These are both described as medium plants, but I can see if they grow like they are supposed to, my wee 28x28x60 tent is going to be packed. I plan on getting two flat trays that cover the bottom for more room, and get rid of the round trays. More detail: My fan/filter and LEDs at the top take up a foot of tent space. This is the middle of week two of being moved into the 3 gal pots.

What method do you suggest to maximize these plants when they are the only two in the tent? Thanks!
 
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11/24/19 This is end of week two in the new 3 gal pots. So I guess its week 2 of veg. The Blackberry is 9 inches tall and the Mango is 8. Still watering every third day with water, Botanicare cal/mag and Great White mycorrhizae. They seem pretty perky, and I'm excited! I'm considering adding Botanicare Pure Blend Pro to my next watering.
 
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oh, i suppose these various methods of manipulation has the variant of adding days to your harvest. SoG is probably the most time consuming in keeping it vegetative to cover the entire canopy of your grow tent.

it was that fruity pack, wasn't it? i'm interested in purchasing...wondering about its aroma, when more fully developed....
 
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oh, i suppose these various methods of manipulation has the variant of adding days to your harvest. SoG is probably the most time consuming in keeping it vegetative to cover the entire canopy of your grow tent.

it was that fruity pack, wasn't it? i'm interested in purchasing...wondering about its aroma, when more fully developed....
It is the Fruity pack. Being new to this rodeo I wanted a variety of strains since my tent has enough room for only two or three small to medium plants. Its 28x28x60.
 
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Hi all, it's almost the end of week 3 in veg for the Mango and Blackberry Kush. The Mango is 12" tall and the Blackberry is at 14" today. Since the 24th, the Mango has grown 4 inches, and the Blackberry, 5 inches. For the first time yesterday watering, I used Up ph to bring my ph up to 6.2 - 6.4.
 
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Today is the first day of week four for the kush. Both are responding well to the Botanicare pure blend pro and the ph up to 6.2-6.4. I tucked a few wide fan leaves beneath some new growth on the mango today (in front) and am hoping for a few suggestions. First, I must confess that I have never watered these plants until water runs through the bottom. They are watered every three days at 1/4 gallon each, which I know I will have to increase, shortly. They do not seem thirsty but I don't want them to be stunted. However, they are making me nervous as I've heard they will double in size after I hit the 12/12 switch. Observations and suggestions welcome!
 
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An exciting day for me, I topped the two kush for the first time as they are looking menacingly large in my tiny tent. I noticed some drooping leaves on the blackberry yesterday before watering, which perked up immediately, so going forward I will water more frequently. It's close to end of week four in Veg for my pretties, and I have ordered the HLG 100 V2 4000k to hang next to my 65 for the flower stage that will arrive on Monday. Are these ready for the Flowering stage next week? Thank you for all the support.
 
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An exciting day for me, I topped the two kush for the first time as they are looking menacingly large in my tiny tent. I noticed some drooping leaves on the blackberry yesterday before watering, which perked up immediately, so going forward I will water more frequently. It's close to week four in Veg for my pretties, and I have ordered the HLG 100 V2 4000k to hang next to my 65 for the flower stage that will arrive on Monday. Are these ready for the Flowering stage next week? Thank you for all the support.
Looks great! I've had my eye on bergman's Blackberry for a while (but I won't pay his prices), following along, they look fantastic! Looking forward to a smoke report

When I top I like to give it at least a week before I put them into flower
 
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Today is the first day of week four for the kush. Both are responding well to the Botanicare pure blend pro and the ph up to 6.2-6.4. I tucked a few wide fan leaves beneath some new growth on the mango today (in front) and am hoping for a few suggestions. First, I must confess that I have never watered these plants until water runs through the bottom. They are watered every three days at 1/4 gallon each, which I know I will have to increase, shortly. They do not seem thirsty but I don't want them to be stunted. However, they are making me nervous as I've heard they will double in size after I hit the 12/12 switch. Observations and suggestions welcome!
they look spot on
 
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An exciting day for me, I topped the two kush for the first time as they are looking menacingly large in my tiny tent. I noticed some drooping leaves on the blackberry yesterday before watering, which perked up immediately, so going forward I will water more frequently. It's close to end of week four in Veg for my pretties, and I have ordered the HLG 100 V2 4000k to hang next to my 65 for the flower stage that will arrive on Monday. Are these ready for the Flowering stage next week? Thank you for all the support.
you may want to flip soon so you dont run out of room
 
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Today is the first day of week four for the kush. Both are responding well to the Botanicare pure blend pro and the ph up to 6.2-6.4. I tucked a few wide fan leaves beneath some new growth on the mango today (in front) and am hoping for a few suggestions. First, I must confess that I have never watered these plants until water runs through the bottom. They are watered every three days at 1/4 gallon each, which I know I will have to increase, shortly. They do not seem thirsty but I don't want them to be stunted. However, they are making me nervous as I've heard they will double in size after I hit the 12/12 switch. Observations and suggestions welcome!

They look fantastic!

And i know we stress watering to runoff only when actually dry but another method to avoid overwatering os to only give as much as they will use today and then again every day. You can get the hang of this and never see a drop of runoff. But it is for natural organic soil grows with perfect water. Without runoff no excess calcium or anything ever washes out.

I knew a grower who walked around his huge basement with a watering wand and would spray and count to 3 each plant. No trays and not a drop of water in the concrete floor. And really nice plants. He supplied quite a few dealers.
 
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