How to help slow growth?

Hello wonderful people of the ilgm community, i have a slight problem. But im proud to say im starting my very first grow! I germed 4 Somango (XXL/47)>Strains goes by both<. Well anyways, all 4 germed nicely and planted in some organic soil as my medium. They were going good for the first week in the soil but ive noticed a bit of a halt in there growth. They’re looking healthy and green but they didnt gain any new foilage otr height over the weekend. Currently at work and just wondered what i could do to help them so i can stop at a nursery on my way home. Thanks and happy growing!

Please post a support ticket

Im not used to this forum. What is that?

Hi @Mikalah314! Welcome to ILGM.

I’m new to growing myself but I do know that when I started I planted mine in some no-name organic soil and they were really slow to grow. I recently transplanted them into good soil with nutrients and I’ve started to notice they are moving a little faster now in their growths. Three weeks in and all I had were the first two leaves. I’m still waiting for them to pick up, but I’m starting to see some growth now in the several days it’s been. My pH wasn’t so good either (was at 7.8) so I ended up getting a pH pen with pH up/down to adjust as I was aiming for 6.4 (due to my soil).

Some plants just take a long time compared to others though and it might just be a wait and see game. As @Wishingilivedina420state stated though posting a support ticket will get the good folks over here in a better position to assist you. Good luck!


COPY/PASTE: This “Support Ticket” into your forum post.
Answer these simple questions the best you can.
If you do not know, or do not use something; Just say so = NA

Strain; Type, Bag seed, or NA

Soil in pots, Hydroponic, or Coco?

System type?

PH of runoff or solution in reservoir?

What is strength of nutrient mix? EC, or TDS

Indoor or Outdoor

Light system, size?

Temps; Day, Night

Humidity; Day, Night

Ventilation system; Yes, No, Size

AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier,

Co2; Yes, No

@Mikalah314, @Tylan, in all likelihood what you are experiencing is an issue centered around incorrect ph. This is the number one problem seen and the most easily corrected.

The second most common issue is too much water. New sprouts should not be watered: they should be misted with a spray bottle several times a day.

The third most common problem is the use of nutrients too early. Your seedlings won’t need ANYTHING in soil until they’re AT LEAST a foot tall.

Also, if it says Miracle Grow: walk away.

Finally, welcome!

@Myfriendis410 said it better than I could :blush: thank you.

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