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Grow day 1. Questions about last steps

Discussion in 'Auto-Flowering Strains' started by T.Huxley, Jan 8, 2013.


    T.Huxley Active Member

    Germinated my seeds and i am planting today. A few questions

    1. When I plant them into the 5G buckets (they are autoflowers so I am avoiding transplanting) how much water should i give it for the first time?

    2. Should I turn on the light as soon as they are planted? I heard debates that I shouldnt light until a sprout. Am I ok to just turn on light?

    Thanks Rep+ for answers
    technical dan

    technical dan Active Member

    When I plant seeds they go in and I water most of what I would for a plant. I give a quarter gallon or so of off gassed water with vitamin c, a bit of molasses, and epsom salts. That is for a 3 gallon pot after the bean and water I leave it alone for a week.

    You can use off gassed tap water you could also throw in a bit of calmag.

    It does not matter, but once the cotyledons are out they need light. If you want to go ahead.

    theQuetzalcoatl Active Member

    I'm on my second grow of auto's. I use distilled water, about the same as Dan (Quarter gallon or so) I planted with and left the lights on.

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