I just defoliated my plant and flipped to a 10 hour light cycle 5 days ago. My plant seems to be still vegging quite well, like a bear as a matter of fact, and I don’t mean Gummy Bear either. I had to put that in . Do I continue to defoliate or just let the plant continue?
The most aggressive growth a cannabis plant will experience is the stretch during the first few weeks after flipping, so yes, you’ll most likely have to defoliate some.
You should see pistils appear at the tips of the plant within a week to 10 days.
Thanks! That’s good to know. I went away for 3 days and when I came back my plant looked like it grew back all that I trimmed off and that was a lot.
Is there a time when I should stop trimming?
Use defoliation with the goal of improving light penetration and airflow.
Cannabis will stop growing in the 5th or 6th week of flowering to focus on bulking and ripening flower.
?? Will you explain. 10 hours of light compared to normal 12 means the DLI is 83% of what 12 hr DLI would be. Does your light make up for this decrease?
My bad, so I should be at 12 hours?
12 is the usual number of dark hours needed to initiate flowering.