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BIGGER YIELD (SOG): 60 x 1gal. pots vs. 28 x 3gal. pots ???

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qwickymart

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Say someone had a 4' x 8' indoor growroom with good ventillation and 2 x 1000 watt lights, one halide and one sodium. Growing in soil.

What would yield more" final product " ???

60 plants in 1 gallon pots? Or 28 plants in 3 gallon pots.

Only have 60 days to flower (before lease is up and has to move) and the plants are 6-12" tall. Should this person do 60 plants in 1 gallon or 28 plants in 3 gallon ???
 

cincy boy

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how bout 20 plants in 5 gallon pots for more root space and bigger yeild
 

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I don't have any 5 gallon pots and I couldn't fit 20 of them in my 4'x8' room.

I went with 28plants in 3gallon pots.

The plants are all 8-12" now, Will the plants get bigger if I begin flowering the plants at 8"-12" ? Or will they all stay at 8-12"??? I don't have a lot of time and need to begin flowering IMMEDIATLEY if I will be able to finish.
 

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Sexually mature plants (alternating nodes) generally double or triple in height during the first 3 weeks of flowering.
I don't have any experience I can relate how much they stretch if flowering is induced before they are sexually mature, but my bet is about the same.
 

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ye my plant double in size in the first 2 weeks of flowering...vertical growth slows down substantially after that as buds start to form...my plant was around 1ft tall when i began flowering too
 

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plant size will doudle, if not triple in height during flower.
if space is a problem try some "LST" and tie them over,even at a 45 degree angle:if trained well enough.try not to split the branch,by stretching too far!
Happy growing all members and guests at MP.lets role a fat one:smoke1: :48: :welcome: :bong2: :fly: :guitar: :stoned: :cool:
 
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You're plants are still pretty small so I would go for the 1 gal pots. Cram them in there and get everything you can out of those little buggers. Thats one of the fastest ways to grow too.
 

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I read that you can actually get more from many 1 gallon pots then fewer3/5 gallon. Time just a guess maybe 10 weeks.
 

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hahhh i bet yaa i ca get more out off Stoney EBB and FLow sytem :)
i would go with manyone gallon pots more plants more buds but if cought i rather be catch with few 5 gallon ones
 

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that dont mean nothing folks will still read-it and learn from it
 

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I at least hope you all got some entertainment value outta that.
 
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Get the 2007 Jan. Hightimes Master growers guide. There is a 4 page article about growing in 2 gal. pots and 1 gal pots....

It shows a pound yield every 50 to 60 days and the entire set up.
 

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the guy who wrote it is probably dead,never mind his crop! I didn`t see the date either. LMAO:bongin: :bugger: :fly: :rofl: :joint: :stoned:

R.I.P
 

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HA IM ALIVE AND STILL SMOKIN.

That grow turned out great - I have since switched to that style ONLY.

in 1 gallon pots you can fill a 4x8 room with about 60. picture 60 15" plants (I tied them down, maybe 6 colas each).

I got over 2 times my previous yield. I pulled about 1-2oz a plant, just huge dense colas. BY FAR THE BEST WAY TO UTILIZE YOUR LIGHT SPACE. gotta go...
 
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