Hey everyone hope your 4 th was good! So I have some questions about low stress training. I’ve never done it, and I know it increases yields and I’m going to try on this grow. Anyone with information like what to use for ties, when to start it stuff like that . I’ve read on it a little but like talking to you guys better lol. Thanks guys!
How big is the plant. R u looking to scrog or just keep the plant low and ipened up. I can help coax u thru getting it layed down real noce like so all the bottoms will grow even with the tops it will make for a bigger bushier plant but give u alot more solid colas. Let me know. Give me a tag if i can help in any way.
Ok awesome yeah I want the whole thing to grow evenly to get the big colas… they are only a few days out of soil so they got a bit yet I’ll give you a tag definitely! What do I use to tie them down so I can have it ready
@Nate1988 Good luck! My woman got the bright idea at first of using “cheater chopsticks” to bend down major branches and we kept rotating where we put them every so often. Now they’re practically bonsai trees lol
This is what I use for lst I seen a video with Bill Ward on YouTube he is really good with what he does. Make sure that the pipe cleaners are SOFT ……
I also use paperclip some times
Nate1988, welcome to the community and to the forum. I guess I’m old-school man I use different things over the years. This is what I use.
Hope this helps you, it’s helped me for many many years! Good luck on your grow
I found lst clips to work wonders for alot of lst. But i use a coater wire so i bend loose hooka around stalk to not damage it but can poke a small hole in the fab pot to connect i also use the black metal clips on the pots to tie off to. @kaptain3d @Arrow do some crazy training u should look at their journals lol. Arrow does stupid crazy stuff to his plants but man they look badazz
We use string and drape it over the branch we want to get tied down. Tie the ends to the pot somehow. We place wire in the pots befor we put the soil in. This give us a great ancher point for the string. Please tag me as I woild like to easly find this thread.
WalMart sells fuzzy sticks in their arts and crafts section. They cost less than a buck for 25 of them.
I prefer to FIM or top with no LST . I have tried everything over the years .just what yields best for me. FIM end week3 now start week 6.
Get around 3 to 4 oz a plant… And lite lollipop!!PERFECT EVEN CANOPY!!!
I like to top once. After that i only LST. It works great for me. I also like string because each tie down point is a different leangth.
I will tie each plant down. Wait about a week or so and than hit it again. Removing all the string from before.
I love how we all have our own styles
Thanks man that’s a really good idea I want to definitely get it right cause I know it increases the yield , I didn’t with my last grow and it shows
Wow very nice good looking plants there ! So you basically just keep tying the branches down ? Also at what age do you do this ? Honestly I don’t even know where to tie them down at or how
Pretty much yes. With this method its quite hard to realy mess up. I like to wait tell thay are about 1ft tall.
Some plants tend to bend easier than others. If you feel like you may break something than sTop. I always breack a few each season. Guess its part of the grow
HippieRunner, oh man that’s sweet, had to do a double take, very similar to my outdoor grow but we @21 in 50 gal pots. What strains? Awesome grow! . We have hog wire, keep the deer out! Bastards ate about 2 lbs of Sour Diesel last year, got stuck needles to say deer meat anyone. Lol
haha must of been one happy deer
IMO if you start early with LST, it makes it easier to train the plant, limbs are softer and bend easier. I do like others except I use a roll green garden twist ties from HD.
During the veg, I spread the plant out as much as possible. Once she hits the stretch, I’ll do whatever it takes to make all the bud sites grow up evenly. They usually end up like this.
I use tie downs, pinch method, crop, topping multiple times, whatever it takes to get them to grow up together. Good luck!
@spyonyou killer grow !!!love the net set up!! Working on similar one for next grow. What strain is she??
Thanks brother! That was Sour Diesel.