Jack Herer AF, our 2nd AF grow

I’m back, it’s been a whirlwind of harvest, billiards tournament in Vegas, drying, curing and storage. 1st grow was gorilla glue #4 and harvest was a good quality with small quantities but satisfying.
Made a few improvements to the grow room by adding “reflectix” to the walls to make better use of my full spectrum 2000W koscheal LED. Room is 3x2x6, light is hung 40” over 2 - 5 gal fabric pots. 100% germination on 2 Jack Herer AF seeds from ILGM in 3 days, placed in peat pods for a week+/- before tap root came out near the bottom of the peat pod. Transplanted to the fabric pots. The soil in the pots was put together same as our last grow and is intended to be simply water till harvest.
Bottom third of pot is 1 1/2# “Natures Living Soil mixed with Miracle Grow Performance Organics Container Mix. Upper 2/3 is all MG Performance Organics. Peat pods set in soil such that seedling stretch from the germination fluorescent covered a small portion of the main stem. Watered sparingly and covered with clear domes made from 1 gal water jugs. RH was running 80%+. Seedlings started looking like they were being over watered, the domes were removed for a couple days and withheld water till soil felt much drier then the domes put back on with some holes cut into the domes for air and humidity exchange. Watering 1 cup natural spring water every other dayseems to be working better. Goal is to keep seedlings in 65-80% RH with temps being 68-80 F. Water PH is 6.6, and soil PH 5.7.
So, we’re 19 days from the seeds hitting the water soak for germination, here are the pics for this journal report…all advice, comments, questions, and feedback is welcomed and appreciated.



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Curious to see how your jack grows. Will be hanging out.

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We had our 1st measured snow yesterday. I’ve never grown in the winter before so I’m excited about saying “l’m harvesting” around Ground Hog Day.

Im really looking forward to this grow! I know we have learned alot and continue to learn with this forum. Im very thankful to have so much experience.
I remember the day you just threw bag seed in a flower pot and it either grew or died!! I would have never believed you order the seeds of choice for whatever you want to feel from the weed, on the internet and they come in the mail.
Things sure have changed! Thank you all again
Happy Growing @PCM will keep the updates going

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1st timer here, excited to see how this grow goes.

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I forgot to mention that the best growing seedling just started sprouting it’s fourth node. May be time to remove the dome in another week and adjust lighting height. RH in the room is very low, roughly 40%. I have a small warm mist room humidifier. Haven’t used it yet but I’m hoping it’s output of 1 gal into the room air will do the trick. FYI the closet grow room is inside my 9x10x8 office area. I’ll have more on this in a week or so.

@beardless, @BudzMS
The attached pics are our JH plants (2) at 28 days from dry seed. Permanently removing the domes today. Grow space humidity is still low in the 30-40% RH range @ 72-80 degrees F. Lowered LED to 24” +/- above plant tops. Added warm mist humidifier to the grow space to increase overall grow room humidity. I will closely monitor for a couple days the conditions. Outside the house temps running teens-low 50s. 2 cups water every other day right now but will need to watch that close due to removing the domes. So now the pics, things look pretty good for now, nodes are closely spaced on the main stem and we’re in full vegetative production:


Jacks look good. LST Top?

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I’ve thought about that but I’m not confident about doing that. I’d like to get a couple more harvests to build up our stash for home before trying some of the LST, SCOG or finning technics.

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Yeah It took a couple of grows. Although even the first one I bent a couple branches and tied them to the side of pot. The second grow I worked myself up to bending the main stem over and tying it to the rim of the pot. Once you do a little and get comfortable with how the plant responds, it opens things up. All in good time.
This is the one jack herer auto I grew.

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11/27, Increased water today to 3C ea. per plant every other day. Bot girls looking good with nodes closely spaced on main stem for both plants.

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Today there’s a wonderful aroma in the room! So excited to get the 2nd grow growing! Thank you all so much for all the information. We have learned alot… and are learning more every day. I am so thankful you found this forum @PCM .