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After germination my seed wont sprout.

Discussion in 'General Marijuana Growing' started by John Rambo, Nov 30, 2010.

    John Rambo

    John Rambo Member

    About 2 weeks ago I germinated some seeds.All of them but one turned out fine,after the shoots came out I put them in some soil.When I did this the sprout from the seed was white.Its been about a week since I planted them and all my plants are doing fine except one wont sprout,I put the seed part a little bit above the soil as i did all of them and the shoot is now green but it wont grow.

    tl;dr After germinating a seed,it wont grow but wont die
  2. then let it be and dont fuck with it.
    John Rambo

    John Rambo Member

    Do you think it will grow?it made like 2mm of progress so far whereas the other plants are already 2in.

    fabfun New Member

    next time try this
    Marijuana Seeds Positioning in Soil

    [​IMG]Marijuana seeds should be placed with the POINTED END UP into a prepared cannabis seeds germination bed or just good soil at a depth of 1/2 to 3/4 inch. The embryo tap root emerges from the pointed (stylar) end and the natural method of growth is for this root to make a turn and grow downward (see the illustration) This bend formed by the downward curve of the taproot is what emerges from the soil and the friction of dragging the cannabis seeds upward helps the new plant to loosen and cast off the seed case when it breaks through the surface. If the cannabis seeds are placed with the pointed end down, the embryo will be required to expend a great deal of its stored energy for twisting and turning to position the tap root when it realizes that it is heading the wrong way (see illustration of germinating marijuana seeds) The seedling will need this energy to exert the forces required to later lift its head (now enclosed by the two halves of the seed case) above the soil, cast off the seed case and then spread its two embryo leaves and begin the life-giving photosynthetic process. This is a critical stage in growth and carelessness in placing the marijuana seeds will exhaust even the most hearty seedling and result in a slow start and a feeble plant in later life. Cannabis seeds should be placed in a small hole at a depth of 1/2 to 3/4 inch. An excellent medium for germination is a mixture of rich humus and fine sand, such as the type used for aquariums. The soil needs a ph of 7.5 to 8.0 and should not be so moist that it sticks to your fingers. If the medium is too moist, the seeds will rot and ferment before they can sprout. A simple test for moisture is to stick a pencil into the soil and if soil adheres to it when removed, then it is too moist. Sort of like when you test a cake by sticking a straw into it to see if it is baked through to the middle. The ideal is not too moist, and not too dry - and be sure that the soil is well-drained. Research has shown that a soil temperature that is at, or slightly above, the air temperature promotes the best survival rates and growth.


    growone Well-Known Member

    bit of deja vu here, had a slow growing sprout that was also green
    2 more weeks to harvest(or so), so don't give up on it

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