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GEAYAAAHHHH! My first attempt at LST did not go well...

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    GEAYAAAHHHH! My first attempt at LST did not go well...

    So, my Acapulco Gold has been getting pretty bushy. I decided to start hands-on with low stress training, as I have limited vertical space to play with. I'm using long pipe cleaners to secure my branches. The first one worked pretty good. Somehow, during the second attempt, I broke off the branch right at the base. No possibility of taping.

    No questions or appeals for help, just sympathetic ears Learn from my mistake.
    A his own mind. VivoSun 315W LEC, 4' X 2' X 5' Tent GH Flora Trio/Calmag coco/perlite

    You could always try to make a clone of it if it hasn't been too long. Otherwise, damn! I like Acapulco Gold too - I'm growing out a mom to clone for the next grow.
    Second state-sanctioned grow. Six plants in flower, three different strains.
    One Bruce Banner, two Granddaddy Purple & three Black Widows all from ILGM
    4'X4' flower tent, AC Infinity 4" fan and filter, Advanced Platinum P4-XML2 LED
    RDWC six grow buckets and a reservoir.

    One Seedsman Blueberry and one Sweet Zombie (Expert) in veg.
    Advanced Platinum P-300 LED
    3'X3' tent RDWC four grow buckets and a reservoir.

    Aurora Soul nutrients - Grow, Bloom, Infinity, Big Swell & PeaK.

    On deck: Acapulco Gold & Laughing Buddha from Barney's Farm, Purple Haze from ILGM.


      Imma really sorry I will cry witcha clone it !
      Be nice Be humble Smoke Ganja create Peace Respect Nature

      Soil grower with coco/perlite mixed in
      indoor/outdoor grower
      1 4x4x8 tent -veg.& flower - 2 450 viparspectar
      1 3x3x6 tent- seedlings veg t-5, CFL 54watt w/reflector- viparspectar 450 veg. light only


        Thanks guys. I didn't even consider cloning, so i ran to the trash...nope. Hopefully, my AG will soldier on.
        A his own mind. VivoSun 315W LEC, 4' X 2' X 5' Tent GH Flora Trio/Calmag coco/perlite


          I’ve broken more than my share of branches, still do sometimes. I wish I could say it gets better but it sucks to break a branch, no way around it. That being said, the benefits of LST far outweigh the cons of breaking a branch so breaking a branch here and there won’t stop me.
          Failure is an opportunity for improvement!!

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            I feel your pain. It has happened to me many times. I just ran with it as nothing i could do. Basically take it as a learning curve. Good luck


              any cracks or cuts are fixed with any tape and a smear of honey !
              yes honey its about the only thing natural thats antiseptc

              ...clonex can work too


                take your time when doing lst. Just bend it a little then next day a little more. Also as soon as i can tie down a branch i start. also try to tie down close to the end of the limb. But take your time and everyday pull down gradually.


                  That sucks. I'm going to be positive though and say at least it was just one branch and you didn't wishbone the whole manifold. Done that a few times and it sucks.


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                    True that!

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