I have not posted on my plants for sometime. My new grow is comprised of three plants, White Widow, Purple Haze and Super Silver Haze.
Grow Comparison Update:
The two photos are of my current (2nd) grow and my first grow, both at 31 days from sprouting.
The difference between the two grows is stunning!
Original Grow At 31 Days Old
Hazy Lazy Grow At 31 Day Old
The difference in growth and development is clear from the photographs.
To contrast the two grows:
Original during seedling stage, temperature too low (~70 F) vs. Hazy Lazy at ~78 F
Original seedling to about 2 weeks old, pH >7.2 vs. Hazy Lazy pH 6.4 - 6.6
Watering, Lighting, Nutrients and Humidity are the same for the two grows.
In both photos, the plants furthest from the camera are White Widow for direct comparison. It is not as interesting to compare the Purple Haze and Super Silver Haze plants to the Gold Leaf in the original grow but there may be some validity to that comparison.
It is clear to me that if you want healthy, vigorous plants, keep their environment in the proper range for cannibis plants. My failing was not recognizing just how important pH is and a close second is temperature. Closely related was my assumption that water out of the tap would be OK, it is just water after all. NOT! My tap water runs from 7.2 to 7.7 and even higher when I arate the water before using it.
Ignoring pH was the start of my problems during the early stages of my first grow.
Don’t ignore or neglect pH if you want healthy plants! Same with temperature.