Looking great and chunky!!!! Your on the right track IMO.
Day 56 since flip today, closing out the 8th week flowering. The difference between last week and this one is awesome, everybody is leaning under the weight of their buds. All lights are at full blast, humidity is pinned to 35%, temps range 79-82 at lights on then drop to around 65 at night. We sealed up the windows to improve insulation during lights off and hopefully cut electric use keeping the place heated.
The SSH is changing appearance dramatically, the structures that make up the buds are swelling up massively. Still tons of new white hairs, so I have no doubt she’ll take a few more weeks. Smells very skunky and classic.
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Cream & Cheese CBD has also begun to swell up, but new hairs haven’t stopped on her either. This one smells like black cherry soda to me, so syrupy sweet. Very interested to see how she smokes with her claimed ~18-20% THC and near the same CBD.
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White Widow is far behind the others, which is annoying because we’ve intended to use this space to dry. That can’t happen if widow needs two more weeks after everyone else is done. Smell is finally emerging, but nothing special or really identifiable. Just greenness and weed.
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Critical Plus 2.0 is probably closest to the finish line, which makes sense when you consider that Dinafem claims a 45-50 day flowering period for this strain. Still, also looks like 1-2 weeks more for her at this point. She’s settled into her fermented fruit and sharp citrus blend of smells now. Definitely looks like a winner in terms of yield
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been tapering down the PBPG since the middle of this week, down from around 1000ppm to 600 at this point and giving less with each feeding. By the middle of next week it’ll likely be just water.
I’m at the point where my stress is at the absolute max, I’m worried all day about making sure these girls finish up strong, without running out of food before they’re actually ready, and without feeding too close to harvest and ending up with hay smell in the jar like my last plant. Also not totally confident in my ability to identify peak harvest.
With that said, I wanna call on everyone who has helped me get this far, just to make sure I’m not on my way to screwing something up with my current plans: @sshz , @Milson , @Dirtbag , @MIMedGrower , @Aqua Man , @bellumromanum , @beluga , @amekins , much love and thanks to all of you already! I’d appreciate your judgment of my guesses at these plants’ harvest dates, my decision to begin tapering nutes at this point, etc. Would now be a good point to cut out the Recharge and reduce the availability of organics in the soil?
A big special shout-out to sshz for his incredible generosity in sending me a pH pen recently, plus gummies because why wouldn’t he. Not to take too much inspiration from his grows, but those gummies convinced me to get myself a 6-pack of Orange Gasm for Black Friday and throw one or two in the next grow.
Thanks again to everyone who has chatted with me on these forums over the last few months. I have no doubt this grow has gone many orders of magnitude more smoothly with all of your help. So close now.
There is one rule with harvest... the plants are done when they are done. I watch for the swelling to stop, water uptake to drop off alot, more hairs orange, cloudy trichs with very few if any clear. Sometimes that means more or less amber. But thats just me and I find usually atleast a week sometimes 2 or more longer than the breeder says. Sometimes they come in on time but not often.Thank you guys seriously, I get almost star struck looking at all of your previous successes lol. It’s really reassuring hearing from y’all that things look good.
Do my estimates of 1-2 weeks (critical) 2-3 weeks (SSH/CBD) and beyond (widow) seem about right? I refuse to screw up this first indoor one by pulling too early.
There is one rule with harvest... the plants are done when they are done. I watch for the swelling to stop, water uptake to drop off alot, more hairs orange, cloudy trichs with very few if any clear. Sometimes that means more or less amber. But thats just me and I find usually atleast a week sometimes 2 or more longer than the breeder says. Sometimes they come in on time but not often.
Thank you, that’s all stuff I’m keeping an eye out for. I noticed runoff happened much faster with my outdoor potted girl in the days before I chopped her.
One thing’s for sure, they’re all still bulking up crazy right now, reelin’ in the yields...stowing away the trichs....gathering up the g’s....sorry
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your grow looks fantastic. Just be patient and continue to post flowers for guidance to harve
more importantly ;-)
i missed your response here.
I think the melodies are just very similar. But they really are close.
That one is the CBD strain my bud is growing for personal stash, and she’s run the gamut of fruit sodas so far. Seriously, it smells like the syrup you’d fill a soda fountain with for some kinda black cherry/raspberry drink. When disturbed, it puts out strong grape too. Very little in the way of anything I’ve smelled before, this one is pretty unique. If the effects are nice she might have a steady place in the garden. Frost and yield is impressive, that’s for sure, especially considering this one was germed around 2 weeks behind all the others.Frosty and gorgeous brotha, big impress! What dat smell like
I took one lowestbranch each from the SSH and critical on chop day to dry quickly in a cardboard box, instead of the long dry we’re giving the main plants. Here’s one bud of the critical plus I trimmed and smoked yesterday:
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The smell on this one has been unchanging since mid-late flowering. Overpowering fermented fruit and lemon diesel smells when broken up, pure lemon on the exhale, and pretty much the same high described by any review you’ll find: a quick energizing buzz that makes you want to find something to occupy yourself doing, followed an hour later by a gentle narcotic effect, not a body slam but just a relaxed body feel. Really love this one so far.
that looks really nice!