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The Grow Room forums; I've just started shadowing a grower and made a horrible and stupid mistake yesterday with our ~1 week old clones. ...
Rookie Mistake, Clone 911
I've just started shadowing a grower and made a horrible and stupid mistake yesterday with our ~1 week old clones. Yesterday I forgot to turn the mister back on for the cloner. The grower I'm studying under caught them around 3 am the following night and turned it back on. Now they are all pretty dry and sad-looking. I'm trying to find ways to revive most--or at least some--of these babies. I've tried to find info on this other places but only found one article that said to take them out from under any direct light, keep spraying them with water and checking them every couple of hours, trim off dead leaves, cut dead roots and re-apply the rooting solutions etc. Basic stuff that makes sense but I'm worried it might not be enough or might not be the right solution.
I've taken them out from the light, keeping them moist and am checking them regularly. Anything else would be extremely helpful!
Thanks, I appreciate it!
Make sure they're under a humidity dome, or if your mister does a good job of keeping them humid, fair enough.
Gentle light, and leave them alone, the real important point is keeping them humid with gentle light. They'll perk up, the less you mess with them the better, just sort them out and let them chill for a bit and they'll come alright. You need some light in order to supply the energy for the clone to regenerate the roots, but because roots themselves don't like light, you want to avoid really intense light until the roots are down.
Last edited by RollupRick; 07-16-2012 at 02:11 PM.
Simple and sensible! Yeah, they're under a dome and I keep it moist. They're getting indirect light from the others but I'll keep a close eye on them for now. Thanks a lot!
Originally Posted by RollupRick
Yeah to me it is what it is. Meaning I would resist the urge to play with the roots.
I would just keep them moist and let them try to recover without too much light.
As mentioned above. sometimes less is plenty. I guess if your worried the roots will fall
off and plug your gizmo that might be a reason to clip the dead
Right on. I'll not mess with them too much, then. Thanks a lot!
Originally Posted by charface
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