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    On my second plant,doing a lot better, with everybody advice, already started low stress training, plant doing good has 5 sets leaves, doing the bending of main stim already, want know can I still top it, since it growing straight up again, strain is willow

  • #2
    Yes cut it back to the third for starters!
    Team AutoMechanics

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    • #3
      What Sonnyhad said. You can top it if there are 5 sets. I topped mine with only 4 sets of leaves and they did great! You just cut back to about halfway so like Sonnyhad said, the 3rd set would be perfect.
      Current Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - Rug Burn OG and White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) - In Process

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      • #4
        Jeff, did you tie it down with something where you bent it? If you do pinch the top, the other colas will start to form faster.
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        • #5
          Yes, I did bend it, I read in you topic top it before LST, but I thought I would try LST first and see how it works out, thanks for the info

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          • #6
            If it's an auto and you have already bent her 90degrees, why top her ?? Imo gonna slow her down at least a week or two.more

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            • #7
              After topping and LST I have 6 new nodes commimg up , can I top them when they get a certain height, if the plant is growing well

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              • Sonnyhad
                Sonnyhad commented
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                If you have an auto, then I would only top it once, but what you do with it from there is endless, well not quite but you get the idea.

            • #8
              Is your plant an auto or photo ?

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              • #9
                Its white widow weed

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                • #10
                  I have to add pH down every 2 days is this normal. I using dwc, plant is healthy

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                  • ellz
                    ellz commented
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                    How is your water's aeration? are you getting a lot of bubbles in your water? I have noticed my pH stays pretty steady unless I change things and I am using two large air stones per 5 gallons of water. Temps in the low 70's F.

                • #11
                  Just 300 aireater, it always done this, using1 airstone, I will check water temp

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                  • #12
                    Water temp 74.3

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                    • #13
                      That plant grew fast after topping

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                        • #15
                          Its 5 weeks old, long stems, big ass leaves

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