From a fellow grower: I’ve grown the feminized AK -47 four times And each time the buds start developing at 3 weeks and then develop no further than the size of the tip of my finger… There isn’t even any Bud worth harvesting at the end of 8 or 9 weeks.
The Strain AK - 47 fem
Grown indoor and outdoor
Grown in organic soil and rock wool.
Indoor PH 5.7 - 6.3
Grown with LED and metal halide and high pressure sodium
It’s temperatures during the day average 75ﾟ at night 65ﾟ
Indoor humidity 20 - 50%
24 hour exhaust fan with 24 hour 16" oscillating fan.
15 ft² grow space…
No air conditioner
Is that 8 or 9 weeks of 12/12…?
Some strains take up to 12 to 16 weeks of 12/12 lighting schedule before they finish…
Usually the sativa dominat strains…
The indica dominant strains usually 8 to 10 weeks…
Hybrid strains usually 9 to 11 weeks…
Im not sure if rock wool makes it different but 5.7 is kinda low for soil and can cause lockout and slowed bud growth and and depending on your other environmental factors a fluctuation of 20 to 50% is a big swing in my personal opinion. Possible environmental stress. I dealt with environmental issues a few times cause of texas heat. And lastly, it looks you still have a ways to go flowering her out
Peach covered most of it.
Typically rock wool isn’t mixed with soil, but looks like it’s not causing any issues.
Some strains take longer than others as peach fuzz mentioned.
Most likely won’t be discussed until op returns asking about spotty leaves and deficiencies diagnose
AK-47 fems Ga grow outside in pots ,2nd year of “learning” crazy weather and hot now, can’t keep them wet In 7 gal fabric pots , started 3/10/23. Same seed different plants it’s a bit crazy making.ive had w widow mature 8 weeks ago had BNK hermie and another didn’t stopped feeding when I thought they were weeks away ?I admit things seem to have their own plans ,glad I can afford to keep learning, I’m seeing yellowing on some other’s and know everything is struggling in this heat so I’m waiting and watching and praying I end up with something to show after it’s over🙂