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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 - Grower's Choice 315 W 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.
    Project Murcott:
    6 bucket RDWC in 4x4 tent, Platinum LED P4-XML2. Six male/female Crockett's Tangies plus another in coco for seed and a fem Kosher Kush in coco for a 24K Gold F1 cross.

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    4 bucket RDWC in 3x3 tent, Platinum P300 LED. Four Dutch Passion Blueberries in hydro for seed plus two in coco.

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

    Side project in coco: four Purple Haze clones plus a Pink Kush CBD in new 4x4 tent under new Platinum P4-XML2 LED.

    32"x32" tent with T-5 fluorescent panel. Three assorted autos: Northern Lights, Dark Devil, and CBDV 1:1

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      Imma really sorry I will cry witcha clone it !
      Smoke Ganja create Peace Respect Nature don't trash the Planet

      Soil grower with coco/perlite mixed in
      indoor/outdoor grower
      1 36"x36"x66" tent- Viparspectra P2500
      1 3x3x6 tent- used in late spring for seedlings both veggies & weed. I have 2 viparspectar 450r for that tent.
      I use a t-5 & 54watt CFL for seedlings
      Sometimes i use plastic sometimes i use fabric grow containers
      Currently using fish/guano during veg growth & FF Grow Big 6-4-4 teens to bloom. Once i see pre-flower i switch to
      Age Old Organics Bloom 5-10-5


        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 - Grower's Choice 315 W 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.


                  • BR2K
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                    True that!

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