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I come asking help, i saw my one and only plant has some stems that looks reddish or so, i attached pictures maybe any one here can give advice as its my only plant and first grow.
Hopefully you all say its looking great.:)

 

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I come asking help, i saw my one and only plant has some stems that looks reddish or so, i attached pictures maybe any one here can give advice as its my only plant and first grow.
Hopefully you all say its looking great.:)
Hey there!

I usually associate red or purple stems with a Magnesium deficiency, but your plant looks healthy and beautiful, so I wouldn't worry too much. If you begin to see what is know as interveinal chlorosis (yellowing between the veins of the leaves), then I would suggest feeding with either epsom salts or CalMag. For now I say it's looking great - no need to worry at all. It can also just be a result of genetics. Double check to make sure your water pH is within the correct range for soil - which is what I'm assuming you're using as your grow medium.
 

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Hey there!

I usually associate red or purple stems with a Magnesium deficiency, but your plant looks healthy and beautiful, so I wouldn't worry too much. If you begin to see what is know as interveinal chlorosis (yellowing between the veins of the leaves), then I would suggest feeding with either epsom salts or CalMag. For now I say it's looking great - no need to worry at all. It can also just be a result of genetics. Double check to make sure your water pH is within the correct range for soil - which is what I'm assuming you're using as your grow medium.
Cold temps could also be a factor for the colouring. Not too sure about it.
 

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...Looks like we on our way! One just sprouted most probably sometime early this morning... Other 2 still on the way I guess...

That little brown tinge on the leaves...should I be worried?

Soil is still wet. I planted seeds on Sunday evening in already damp soil and a couple of squirts of Nitrosol just in the middle on Monday evening...
 

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Looking good. Yellow and brown colouration is a bit of overwatering. Wouldn't worry too much it will normalize as it dries out. I wouldn't start feeding yet. Water only. Start feeding around 3rd node.

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Looking good. Yellow and brown colouration is a bit of overwatering. Wouldn't worry too much it will normalize as it dries out. I wouldn't start feeding yet. Water only. Start feeding around 3rd node.

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Little bit of nice sun out in Cape Town today so I'll move them outdoors to soak up some.

Feeding around the 3 node, check!
 

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Aaaah the sun is good!

Number 2 showing signs of life as well!

Number 3 I suspect will be a day or 3 later as the seed took a day or so longer to germinate...progress nonetheless
 

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So this is where they're at after +-7 hours under mother nature's grow light. The buckets have dried up nicely since Monday... I'll leave it to overnight and see if they need more water by tomorrow.

Filled a 5l bottle with tap water on Monday and its been standing ever since...will spray some tomorrow if need be...the color seemed to have normalised a bit as per @necris post so will be extra carefull to check soil before watering...buckets feel a bit lighter than this morning.
 

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So this is where they're at after +-7 hours under mother nature's grow light. The buckets have dried up nicely since Monday... I'll leave it to overnight and see if they need more water by tomorrow.

Filled a 5l bottle with tap water on Monday and its been standing ever since...will spray some tomorrow if need be...the color seemed to have normalised a bit as per @necris post so will be extra careful to check soil before watering...buckets feel a bit lighter than this morning.
Looking good. A great way to ensure good humidity for seedlings is to cut a 500ml water bottle in half and use the top half as a makeshift propagation dome. Just get a spray bottle and spray some pH'd water directly into the top - make it nice and moist ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) and just spray it again when it gets dry.

Seedlings like high humidity, and can dry out real quick. It's quite a fragile and important stage of the plants life (especially if they're autoflowers) - so you want to make sure it stays happy and healthy.

Go easy on the watering. Cannabis is a hardy plant, and can survive and snap back from under watering quite easily, but it is not as well prepared for over watering.

When considering light placement for seedlings when growing indoors - further is better imo. Raise the lights higher than the recommended height, and see how your baby reacts. If it stretches up and gets "leggy", then drop your lights a little. Keep adjusting and stay on top of it - they'll stretch fast, so you want to make sure you keep them short and keep those nodes tightly spaced. If they get leggy, either plant them a little deeper when you transplant it to a bigger pot (only once it's old enough), or get a fan to blow a very gentle breeze on them to encourage a stronger stem.

Just a little seedling quick tip drop! Hope you guys had a great weekend (y)
 

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The latest on my outdoor cheese. Organic compost is working well.


Indoor also started. Waiting for my grow light to be delivered then I can redo the indoor grow. For now it looks very shitty the box. The box is just a feeler to see how and what can be done. Mica has a special on conduit and I will be getting that and will build a decent grow tent.

 

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Some progress... The taller seedlings is 2 day old and the shorter ones is 7 days old
 

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From past experience the tall ones need more light, you are going to end up with a very weak stem
 

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This is my grow under a diy full spectrum led light, hasn't seen any sunlight.

 

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Read up as much plus it doesn't really help me growing wrong time of the year as well but this is my 1st go at it so taking it as a learning curve
the devotion of learning will pay off when spring hits, that's for sure!
 

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Read up as much plus it doesn't really help me growing wrong time of the year as well but this is my 1st go at it so taking it as a learning curve

get yourself this trust me it helps a mill.

 

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Having pretty bad luck on my current run, but learning a lot as I go.

Planted 2 H24 seeds about a month ago, but they're still tiny and I've narrowed it down to these 2 reasons:

1.) Had my LED way too close to them and fried them early on

2.) Overwatered. I flushed the coco beforehand with pH 5.8 water and didn't let it dry out quite enough - this, in combination with bad drainage and regular watering, caused root issues and stunted them severely.

After week 3 or so I realized that run was pretty much screwed (they're autos, so there's no recovery time before flower), I decided to reroll and plant so new babies. Germinated Deimos and Black Domina XXL, and planted them in wet/moist medium (again. stupid) and am currently seeing similar symptoms in Deimos early on. Black Domina has mutated (All 3 from the pack did), so I'm not hopeful with that.

We'll see how it goes. I think after this I probably won't run autos again until I can sort my seedling stage out. There's just too much time lost early on to allow the plant to really recover and grow vigorously, whereas with a photo plant, if you fuck up early, you can just veg it longer to allow it enough time to recover before switching to flower.

Still lots to learn.

I hope everyone is having better luck than me!
 

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@Samgoma sorry about the issues.

What light and what distance. Light specification if possible and light cycle.

When you flushed coco did you use calmag as well?

What nutrients are you using and the EC? (starting off to current)

Are you testing you ph before or after nutes?

Do you flush the coco every week with PH'd water? GH kleen is great.
 

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Too add.

What are room/tent temps and humidity. These play a huge factor in seedlings.
 

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