Imo drop 3 ml of the bloom and add 3ml of the grow.Watered them at 820PPM, sadly couldn't measure the runoff ppm cause of the whole scrogging situation, but I think the flush was a good idea and will help. The plants needed more than a litre to get to run-off, but I'm going to begin feeding them twice a day starting today, so they were just fed and then 2 hours before lights off tonight I'll feed them again, I think I should need less water to hit run-off then. I also simplified their feed, I figured I don't really understand all of the supplements so I'd rather just stick to the base nutes and try and get this on lock before I start adding a bunch of shit to their feed. Right now they're getting 6ml/gal Micro, 11ml/gal Bloom, 4ml/gal CalMag. I think this should be a good feed for them till harvest.
Would you be doing any defoliation this late in flower (~6 and a half weeks)? There is lots of branching and leaves shading bud sites, I did a couple bigger defoliations early in flower and have since just been removing 1 or 2 leaves every 1-2 days, but I'm worried about negatively affecting my yield. I also picked 2 seeds out of one plant, but I haven't been able to find any others on any other plants, I found what looked to be male pollen sacks lower on that plant as well, but they were dying/wilted/shrivelled up, so I just easily picked them off and threw them away. I think this plant herm'd because I stressed it + the shitty genetics, its frosty af but not an easy one to grow, at least compared to the GELAT.OG...
Also, would you be removing the larfy branches so that the plants can focus on the larger main colas for its last few weeks in flower, or do you think the stress would outweigh any possible benefits? The GG#4 branched out like crazy during the stretch, so I'm expecting lots of bitch buds. Here's a pic of what I mean, I was thinking I could just remove them and smoke them for fun if it'll benefit the plant, but if it's better to leave them I have no problem waiting.
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Just wanted to say thanks for all the advice and I wanted to share some of the photos of the nugs! I'm happy with these girls and I'm super excited for harvest.
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Generally pruning of the lower branches is done before flip. But imo go ahead and remove the tiny branches and the largest fan leaves shading the the plant. Definately clean it up to get good air flow... You don't want mold but do this a bit at a time as to not overly stress the plant
Good call on sticking to basics this grow. Additives make bit of difference but if used improperly can really hurt the grow. Better to get the basics down then mess with the additives.