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Re: Topping Vs LST on Autoflowers.

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MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:16 am
Growmie wrote:
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MrNice wrote:
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taco leaves how so ?
You wouldn't say that my plants looks like it's starting to? None of my other plants have the turned up edges on the leaves but I just cannot work it out. My lights are about 3 and a half feet away give it take a few inches 😂
may be just a runt seed id go with it bro..................you never know might be a banger
Ah really? I thought she was growing quite quickly, she's on the topping node at day 16 I think it is iirc. She is fairly squat though. Damn it.

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Here is a bit of a closer picture she also has a yellow spot on one of the leaves but I don't know if I accidentally got a water drop on her.

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Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:19 am
MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:16 am
Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:07 am


You wouldn't say that my plants looks like it's starting to? None of my other plants have the turned up edges on the leaves but I just cannot work it out. My lights are about 3 and a half feet away give it take a few inches 😂
may be just a runt seed id go with it bro..................you never know might be a banger
Ah really? I thought she was growing quite quickly, she's on the topping node at day 16 I think it is iirc. She is fairly squat though. Damn it.
Is she and indica strain
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MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:26 am
Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:19 am
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Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:16 am


may be just a runt seed id go with it bro..................you never know might be a banger
Ah really? I thought she was growing quite quickly, she's on the topping node at day 16 I think it is iirc. She is fairly squat though. Damn it.
Is she and indica strain
Yes mate 80% Indica 20% Sativa.
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Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:42 am
MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:26 am
Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:19 am


Ah really? I thought she was growing quite quickly, she's on the topping node at day 16 I think it is iirc. She is fairly squat though. Damn it.
Is she and indica strain
Yes mate 80% Indica 20% Sativa.
Im know expert dude but

How tall should indica grow?

If an indica plant is switched to flowering when it is 12 inches tall it can be expected to finish flowering at about 18 inches, give or take. That math is pretty consistent, so a 2-foot tall indica will likely finish flowering around 3 feet tall.

Thay stay sort of small
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MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:02 am
Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:42 am
MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:26 am


Is she and indica strain
Yes mate 80% Indica 20% Sativa.
Im know expert dude but

How tall should indica grow?

If an indica plant is switched to flowering when it is 12 inches tall it can be expected to finish flowering at about 18 inches, give or take. That math is pretty consistent, so a 2-foot tall indica will likely finish flowering around 3 feet tall.

Thay stay sort of small
Does that also go for autoflowers?

That's fine I don't mind at all, but as I don't actually know how to tell if im stunting a plant or not lol. Is it still worth topping smaller indica? I'm assuming yes?
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Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:24 am
MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:02 am
Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:42 am


Yes mate 80% Indica 20% Sativa.
Im know expert dude but

How tall should indica grow?

If an indica plant is switched to flowering when it is 12 inches tall it can be expected to finish flowering at about 18 inches, give or take. That math is pretty consistent, so a 2-foot tall indica will likely finish flowering around 3 feet tall.

Thay stay sort of small
Does that also go for autoflowers? YES

That's fine I don't mind at all, but as I don't actually know how to tell if im stunting a plant or not lol. Is it still worth topping smaller indica? I'm assuming yes?
Dont worry too much you learn by your mistakes you got a pic............?

stunting a plant let me see if i can find my mini xmas tree lol
like 6 inchs tall start to finsh pmsl early days back then
we all make mistakes bro keep at it

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simple both
Yeah I think this reflects on how you can use both for various situations.
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MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:51 am
Growmie wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:24 am
MrNice wrote:
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:02 am


Im know expert dude but

How tall should indica grow?

If an indica plant is switched to flowering when it is 12 inches tall it can be expected to finish flowering at about 18 inches, give or take. That math is pretty consistent, so a 2-foot tall indica will likely finish flowering around 3 feet tall.

Thay stay sort of small
Does that also go for autoflowers? YES

That's fine I don't mind at all, but as I don't actually know how to tell if im stunting a plant or not lol. Is it still worth topping smaller indica? I'm assuming yes?
Dont worry too much you learn by your mistakes you got a pic............?

stunting a plant let me see if i can find my mini xmas tree lol
like 6 inchs tall start to finsh pmsl early days back then
we all make mistakes bro keep at it

mn

I already topped her and tagged you mate lol see what you think.
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Should I top her now or wait till the node grows a little more? This is the fourth true node coming in. Sorry about the bad picture!
Sorry for the delay, mate. I've been in bed with pleurisy.
I would do it then as you've a chance of FIMming it, but you can also do what Mr Nice said.
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The Aspie Toker wrote:
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Should I top her now or wait till the node grows a little more? This is the fourth true node coming in. Sorry about the bad picture!
Sorry for the delay, mate. I've been in bed with pleurisy.
I would do it then as you've a chance of FIMming it, but you can also do what Mr Nice said.

No problem at all mate, I am sorry to hear you havnt been well, I hope you have a quick recovery and are feeling a little better?
I actually did do it already as I got impatient see what you think?
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Personally I think it looks good man, just give them a bit to recover
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I never too my autos , but of bending here and there and moving leaves out the way of bud sites but never top each to their own

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Personally I think it looks good man, just give them a bit to recover
Thanks bro good to hear man. She seems to be doing just fine but will update Inna few days when I attempt some LST.

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Paul_led wrote:
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I never too my autos , but of bending here and there and moving leaves out the way of bud sites but never top each to their own

Paul
I'm not going to top all of them mate, it's more of a learning experience/experiment for my own benefit if anything else. She seemed vigourous so I gave it a shot, if worst comes to worst I lose some yield but learned a valuable lesson haha.

I have faith in the genetics I'm running so hopefully they will pull through even with my rookie mistakes! I appreciate your input though and I will most definetly be doing some LST when she recovers and also on the plants I don't top.

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Could anyone tell me, when I LST, what do I do about the leaves that will be touching the soil when I bend her down? I thought this was bad and allowed pathogens onto the leaves and makes the plant unhealthy? So do I snip off the leaves that touch the floor or tuck them? Or does it not matter?

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A chap on another forum swears by topping autos…. He is a total evangelist about it.

I took the plunge and topped my first crop of autos at the 4th node, and tied them girls down good and proper!

Despite being a total noob, I seem to have done OK on this grow.

Here’s a pic of the first plant I chopped last night… Fast Buds Gorilla Cookies Auto

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Rixtar wrote:
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A chap on another forum swears by topping autos…. He is a total evangelist about it.

I took the plunge and topped my first crop of autos at the 4th node, and tied them girls down good and proper!

Despite being a total noob, I seem to have done OK on this grow.

Here’s a pic of the first plant I chopped last night… Fast Buds Gorilla Cookies Auto

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There you go another bro thanks Rixtar for sharing
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I’m also someone who likes to top autos :) here’s a sour diesel and a purple lemonade I topped

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