Pics and an observational question.

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Here are some pics of what was bathroom plant. Something that I feel is odd. My plant was light burned. I let it go a while and decided to cut off dead and dying foliage. I also top dressed it with worm castings and some kelp meal. A few days later leaves have started to yellow. My last outdoor grow I had a nutrient issue. So I let it go and top dressed with worm castings and kelp meal. Same thing a few days later the leaves started yellowing. I have a houseplant that was low.on soil. So I top it off with some happy frog and kelp meal. And I bet you can guess what happened. Leaves on the plant started yellowing and dying off. I thought kelp meal was supposed to be easy on plants. It's not like I dump a ton in. Just a tablespoon maybe slightly more. I'm not asking for help per say. Just a reason why gentle feeding supplements are so hard on my plants in flower. Including a house plant. I'm throwing the bag of kelp meal away and finding another way of getting the micro nutrients.
 
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yellowing leaves (chlorosis) is caused by either low Nitrogen or over-watering, Kelp meal is good for your plants but should be used a "supplemental" to a proper balanced nutrient formula that contains higher amounts of NPK. In flower your Plants will need higher dosages of Phosphorus/Potassium, but still the need Nitrogen.
Your pictures show a perfectly healthy plant?
 
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I'm not asking for help per say. Just a reason why gentle feeding supplements are so hard on my plants in flower.
I doubt they are. Some yellowing (chlorosis) is normal for aging plants (senescence). Some can be due to transfer of mobile nutrients to support the reproductive process (flowering). Chlorosis can also be due to a nutrient deficiency, which commonly is a lack of nitrogen or magnesium.

I can't see your leaves well enough to know if there's a nutrient deficiency. I do see the light burn, though, and some signs of stress. Otherwise, it looks like it will finish well.

yellowing leaves (chlorosis) is caused by either low Nitrogen or over-watering
Well... Those aren't the only causes of chlorosis. The green color is due to the presence of chlorophyll. Magnesium is the central atom in the chlorophyll molecule, so there can't be green without it. (Nitrogen, carbon and hydrogen are also present in the molecule.)
 
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@LoveGrowingIt - yeah I should of said "can be" caused by...? funny how some get caught on a single textualization? visually his Plant doesn't look to be in senescence... you got this! disregard my comment!
 
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@LoveGrowingIt - yeah I should of said "can be" caused by...? funny how some get caught on a single textualization? visually his Plant doesn't look to be in senescence... you got this! disregard my comment!
No worries. I've learned a lot from your posts. I've certainly been caught with a poor textualization. We can't brain dump everything we know in a single post.

I also don't see senescence in the plant. I understand kelp can have a growth stimulator, so that could delay senescence. There are still plenty of white pistils, though, so it could go a week or longer.
 
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A table spoon may well of been to much
If I poured a table spoon of seaweed extract into my plant it would get brown spots from overdoing it

I don’t disagree with above however it is possible to over do amendments
 
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Thanks for all the replies. I do agree my plant looks Good and should finish well. For some reason I felt I read kelp is so gentle you can't over use.
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