Indica Outdoor Grow Organic

Greetings all, just documenting my outdoor indica grow. This is the third time I’m growing and this is quite the experience. I popped some bag seed that I got from a friend of mine. I put three seeds in 3 little starter pots, transplanted two into bigger pots but one died from transplant shock (RIP) :sneezing_face:

Purposely left one in the smaller pot just to observe how it would affect growth as compared to the other I transplanted. Check out the images below for the difference, quite amazing how the plant in the bigger pot grew so aggressively and the one in the tiny pot remained so small. The fan leaves are nearly as big as my hand.

Nutrients and soil
So I am growing in Nigeria and it’s a bit tough getting access to high quality products unless I buy from amazon and ship them in, which tends to cost a bit. Using loamy living soil, mixed a bit of clay soil in to help with water retention.

As for fertilizer, I am using dried cow manure and my own homemade compost.


Pictures were taken about a month prior to posting this

Training
First time doing LST, used lemongrass leaves as well as masking tape to tie my ladies down. Was quite amazed to see the new branches forming. Think my nutes are really soaking in well because the main branch on the repotted plant is thick AF. Was scared of breaking it, so once I had a few branches growing out the sides I let the plant take back its natural shape and topped it then tied down the other branches.

Also been experimenting with super cropping a little bit, and just FIMMED some of the branches today.

Here are some more recent progress pictures.



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Here is the second plant that I was growing in the smaller pot, I transplanted her to a 5 gallon paint bucket I had lying around. Pictures were taken over the past 4 weeks or so, just did a FIM yesterday so hoping to see some bushy results real soon.

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Looks healthy they must be liking the soil you made for them

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gotta use what we have available :slight_smile:

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@Boongrower welcome back!! Your lst work looks good, ladies look healthy and ready to get going! :+1:t2:

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Before


After

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Lookin’ great so far. Gonna be big ol’ bushes by the fall.

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hey hey one week later and just posting an update :grinning:
I FIMMED the plant in the paint bucket
as for my other lady in the orange pot, I did some topping and FIMMING, will do some more LST over the weekend when I have the chance to.


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@Boongrower looking healthy and growing fast. :100:

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Was tending to my ladies today and noticed this discoloration on some of the leaves, any idea what could be the cause?

Another week of new growth on my ladies, managed to get a clone off the smaller plant hoping it should look vibrant in the next few weeks. Went for propogating in a jar of water until the roots showed.

Also fed my ladies with some more of my compost and cow manure. Looking to push the smaller one into flower next week. Don’t want to risk transplanting her into a bigger pot as I’m scared of transplant shock.



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