Update and a couple of questions

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Thought I give an update of my late start outdoor pot grow in Australia.

They all seem to be growing slower than I expected, based on my last grow 35 years ago, but they were up against it from the start with extreme heat waves in the Australian summer. There has been some cooler weather lately which has helped.

Last week I gave them all some Cal/Mag which made them look a lot better.

Questions - We have another short heat wave coming in the next few days, so I was wondering what you guys suggest.ove the pots into the shade during the hottest part of the day?

Any suggestions of what you can see would be great.

Thanks in advance legends.

Soil is a general potting mix with 25% perlite, approx 5% vermacille.

The first 6 photos all seem to be going ok, but the rest just don't seem to be taking. Maybe the heat got them early, but they all would have suffered a bit from that.
 

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bring on the heat!

cannabis loves heat

your plants will look droopy when the heat is on but don’t worry , they will perk up overnight and then do it again the next day

if they get to droopy , yeah , set them in the shade for awhile , and when they perk up , back in the sun!

it is a tough plant and very difficult to kill , but if there is a way to kill a cannabis plant , I have done it several times

cheers mate!
 
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Anywhere between 29 to 35 degrees Celsius which is between 86 to 95 F in the US.

Sounds like shady days for a while.Thanks Champion
Those temps should be fine , but I agree if they look all battered shade it be, make sure the soil does not dry up too much between watering's with those temps
 

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Why do you have both perlite and vermiculite in your soil. One retains and one drains moisture...IMO loose the vermiculite.
Depends on how dry the environment is. I always pictured Australia as being hot and dry as a popcorn fart.
 

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bring on the heat!

cannabis loves heat

your plants will look droopy when the heat is on but don’t worry , they will perk up overnight and then do it again the next day

if they get to droopy , yeah , set them in the shade for awhile , and when they perk up , back in the sun!

it is a tough plant and very difficult to kill , but if there is a way to kill a cannabis plant , I have done it several times

cheers mate!
Why do you have both perlite and vermiculite in your soil. One retains and one drains moisture...IMO loose the vermiculite.
There is probably
 

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The vermiculite is there in case I'm out and it gets really hot.
Depends where you are in Australia and what time of year it is to whether it's dry or wet.
So far this year where I am it's really hot and humid mostly.

Bring on the heat and hopefully get some good growth before the seasons change. March here is usually pretty hot too.
Cheers Legends
 

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I agree they do work against each other Pute. I did a fair bit of reading up on how I might safeguard against a really hot snap wwhile I'm away, and it seemed to be the best safeguard I could find.

I guess I'll find out.

I'll do an update later.
 

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Ok Muggy, if it works for you. You know your grow and weather conditions much better that I do. They kind of work against each other though....IMO

maybe , maybe not

we used a lot of perlite mixed with vermiculite in the greenhouse at Horticulture school to grow our plants…..worked great…
 

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maybe , maybe not

we used a lot of perlite mixed with vermiculite in the greenhouse at Horticulture school to grow our plants…..worked great…
First I have heard of it. Big you are the master and I bow down to all you rods pins and bionic body parts.

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First I have heard of it. Big you are the master and I bow down to all you rods pins and bionic body parts.

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oh no , with all due respect I bow to you as one of the Elders around here , you got me beat by a couple of years

honor to all of the Elders on board here

i wonder how many of us are 70 and older?


on slow mornings I can attach a battery and jumper cables to my morning coffee

9 year anniversary this month
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bring on the heat!

cannabis loves heat

your plants will look droopy when the heat is on but don’t worry , they will perk up overnight and then do it again the next day

if they get to droopy , yeah , set them in the shade for awhile , and when they perk up , back in the sun!

it is a tough plant and very difficult to kill , but if there is a way to kill a cannabis plant , I have done it several times

cheers mate!
Heybigsir,

Do you think a little bit more Cal/Mag for this baby?

Your wisdom is appreciated.

Cheers,
 

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