Harvest time only trimming top buds

Reading previous post regarding this my question if i put plants in 48 hrs darkness before cutting top branches will going back to 12/12 have any neg. effect on lower buds


It won’t but not sure you’d benefit from a partial harvest. Plant looks pretty mature but still seeing pistils on your plant: how long in flower?

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That bud look great on the other hand your question mmmmm well you probably gonna stress your plant bananas , unless you know your strain and know it won’t stress , everything about it sounds bad , you never wanna stress your plant in flower , where are you getting this information from ?

found info from this thread Harvesting top buds only

Ive dont stagvered harvest but ive never put the plant in 48 hrs dark for just yaking the tops or what was actually done. Got me wondering on this now too would it reveg it after going back into light after 48 hrs dark and cutting some??? Im gonna google away and if i find something ill be sure to post it here for ya cuz im curious to know now. I think reveg happens afyer a whiler of 24hrs light consistent for weeks on end tho

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Im thinking same thing so maybe ill take top buds without doin 48 hrs and after giving lower buds time to swell up then do 48hrs like normal hope you find more info… thks

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Ok everybody I’ve trimmed top buds hoping that these that were not getting light will swell up. What you all think


Risky. I trim my bottom buds so my upper can amass more. Kind of the standard practice. 6 weeks into flower? Seems early for a double harvest unless your going for CBG.

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Take the tops and let the rest finish… :+1::metal::grin:
You could have let them run 2 or 3 more weeks…
Lots of young pistols… :man_facepalming::man_shrugging::thinking:
Main tops…
Let the rest run 4 to 6 more weeks…


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2-3 more weeks would be the difference in thc/cbd and cbg

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Finally finished trimming good grow 523 grams

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Congrats. Whats the tube in the bucket with the pot. For oxygen to be pumped in bucket or something

Yes best curing method I’ve seen so far I have boveda pack in bottom of bucket and tubing with drilled holes pushing air in and it comes out from top https://youtu.be/Jho0qeTUZnA

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