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Blueberry Auto day 43 showing the variation between the three plants. They are all in 3 gal bags, same soil and same nutrients, #1 is 20", #3 is 9" and the other is 12". You can see #1 is much further along in terms of bud formation while its structure is vastly different than the other two plants. The pics were taken just after I cleaned up the bottom growth and removed secondary buds. Otherwise, just letting them grow.

Blueberry auto grow update Pictures on day 57

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0011 - main colas, about 9". overall she is only 21"
The remaining two were taken with Plugable 2 - pistil and trichs. I am figuring out magnification etc and need to come up with something better to stabilize the microscope (especially when really zoomed in). I have two other BBAs. They aren’t as far along as this one.
Just having fun playing around and sharing a few pics. A good start to the new year.

I’ve never grown an auto and I don’t get the appeal of them. While I’m sure they are great for some folks’ purposes, I want as much control of height, training, etc. as I can get.

I do have some auto freebees (Jackpot, green poison, northern lights, and kush)that I’ve been sent and I’m sure that I will give them a try after my weed coffer is full of the strains I want banked. It will be fun then just to see what they are all about.

Right now my eyes are on the prize of a pure sativa (durban poison) and I can’t wait. Right now she is just short of 3 weeks old. I also have a 4 week old blue mystic. I can’t remember why I chose the blue mystic.

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I am researching my next ILGM order and I am looking at photos for the first time. So, I am concentrating on beginner strains that are compact like Strawberry or OG Kush. Gain some experience with them and then see where it takes me. I have a 3x3x7’ tent. I fill it up with 4 autos. Any clue as to how many Strawberry or OG I should go with (probably 5 gal smart pots)?

Is it time to harvest Blueberry Auto?
Today is day 71. It started flowering around day 24
15 is side colas and 20 is the main colas.

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The closeups were taken with Plugable 2.
You can see amber on the right sugar leaf of main colas. While the other is of a side bud. No coloration.
Given the pistils are darkening and the presence of amber trichomes I am thinking she is ready. Plan is to take her down this Saturday, day 73. It will continue to mature while drying. I don’t want major couch lock.
Agree?, thoughts - thanks
PS I sprung for a tripod to stabilize the Plugable. It works but focusing at that level of magnification is a challenge.

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