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light schedule/leaves drying

bizzy323

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Where I live it's been pretty hot this past week, and my temp is going little up, so when it passes 80F I turn off my light for a few hours, but not everyday. My question is by doing this can the plants stress since it sees different light hours?


Another question I have is my ww plant all the fan leaves are starting to dry and it started from the bottoms one and it's been going up for the past week.
 

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How's your humidity? Weren't you saying that you were going to try putting a shallow dish with water next to your plant to jack up the humidity about 5-10%? No? Might help a little with the leaves

Maybe I was thinking about doing that myself. :p

And yeah, as you know, if your light hours are all over the map, stress can occur. Stress can affect yield/sex. Instead, why not increase the distance of the plant from the light? This way, exposure hours are consistent, but intensity drops a little. That's nothing the plant couldn't handle. In the wild, it gets a similar effect from cloudy days and periods of indirect sunlight.
 

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Nutrient imbalance most likely.
And your containers are too small.
Transplant to at least a 3-gal. container using non-pre fertilized potting soil.
-Make sure there are lots (at least 5) 1" holes in the container on the sides, 1" from the bottom.
-A 2" layer of rocks or broken pottery at the bottom of the container aids in drainage.
Just before you transplant, use water with a bit of horticultural vitamin B-1 added, lots of it, with no nutrients.
After you transplant, dose again with water/B-1, before you re-start nutrients (at a reduced level).

You can purchase horticultural vitamin B-1 at a nursery. You can instead use Thrive Alive or Super Thrive.
 

bizzy323

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Ganja, will perlite work for the 2' layer at the bottom? (same perlite i mixed with soil.) Which non fertilized potting soil you suggest?
 

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