2nd attempt at a 2nd grow!

Just dropped two zkittlez autoflower seeds into water. I used water from the dehumidifier… not sure if that’s a dumb idea or not, but I’ve been watering my plant with it and she’s responding very well… at least there’s no chlorine in it…

Anyways, they’ll be going into a paper towel when they sink, and soil when I get tap roots.

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Those things are all the rage around here right now. Good time to learn on a strain. Lots of these guys/gals will have pointed advice if you run into trouble. Good luck!

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I actually started a thread about these. I have 1 in a cup of water now but the tail isn’t sprouting yet. Been in there 24 hours now. Might have to put it in a paper towel.

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Thanks man! Yea, toms of advice received here. If I know anything about growing it’s because I learned it here. :sunglasses::grin:

First Autos though… so we’ll see how that goes. They will veg in 12/12 next to my flowering photos.

I’ll add some Durban Poison when the current photos finish, so the zkittlez will finish in 18/6. Reverse action to have harvests in between.

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Yep, I’ll be putting mine in paper towels after they sink to the bottom of the cup. I would definitely support that move.

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For autos you want more light. 18/6 20/4 is usually preferred. Since they go by age and not photoperiod, more light means more growth, bigger yields. Some auto farmers even do 24 hour light. I like to let my ladies rest though.

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Yea, this is a big discussion in the house round here… I got indica autos cuz that’s what I want to smoke for fun. But the wife really benefits from the sativa so that’s the focus. So the autos will grow as best as I can manage on the reverse schedule.

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I hardly use paper towels anymore. I drop in a cup of water and usually within 24 hours it has a tail sprouting Nd I drop into the soil. I have an ak47 and a zkittlez both autos in the water though and neither have started to open yet or sprout a tail. So I’m gonna go ahead and put them into some damp paper towels until later when I drop them into some ffof.

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Good luck! I’m sure you’ll do well.

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Not all seeds will sink. In fact, I’ve never had a seed sink. Typically they pop a tail within 24hrs of soaking and still floating. If they go 48hrs with no tail then I’ll drop them in a paper towel.

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Good to know!! It’s my first time using water like this… thanks man!! @Bobbydigital

@Bobbydigital I had them soak for 24 hours and no tails. They started to sink though. I was gonna put them in paper towels, but I said forget it I’m too lazy. So I dropped the seeds in some FFOF and put them under a light. I’m sure that should be fine and they should start growing, right? The seeds hadn’t even started to open or spread a tail at all…

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It may take a bit longer to sprout. I’ve only dropped one in soil that hadn’t sprung a tail and after 4 days of nothing I dug it back up and dropped in back in the shot glass and it sprung a tail about 12hrs later.

I’ll give them a few days and try that if they dont pop. They are in FFOF. So I’m hoping they pop and start going beast mode.

Seeds sunk, found em there about 4 hours after dropping in water.

Paper towel or soil tomorrow depending on what I find.

@RoDeezyDoe here come some autos!!

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Yyeeewwwww! Get it!

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7:00 am I poured the water and the sunken seeds on two paper towels. Two paper towels on top, and we’ll keep it moist and hope for the tap root before bedtime tonight. :crossed_fingers::crossed_fingers:

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9:00 am today and the taproots are showing! :heart_eyes:

Taproots are out, so I dropped them in soil at 4:30 today. That’s about 50 hours from dropping them in the water… they spent about 36 of those hours in a paper towel.

They’re in a generic potting mix to start and will be going into soil I mixed when they’re ready. I let it rain into those little pot a few hours ago so they’re wet, no water added after dropping the seeds in.

We have liftoff!!!

Seedling stem identified today in lefty.

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