Plant neon green all over

What’s going on fellow Growers. I’m trying to figure out what’s going on with one of my girls. As you know, outdoor flower is about to start and I gave this Strawberry Cough a decent trim, removing lots of fan leaves that covered Bud sites and open up for more air flow. The days following the trim I noticed the plant started to lose its color. My initial thought was, nitrogen so I re amended the soil with the same recipe I used to start. A mix of down to earth organic amendments was applied on 7-21. I know it takes a week or two for amendments to be broken down and become available to the plant so to get a little food to this thing faster, I decided to use superthrive plant food 4-1-1 at 2 tbsp per gallon, watered at 6.5 hoping it would hold it over until fertilizer became available. That was done yesterday. I came out today and noticed a few of the leaves had the claw, and some slightly burned tips. This this being my first outdoor run, I’m confused at this point. It looked like it was hungry for nitrogen, I gave it nitrogen and now it looks to be burnt and clawing, but just slightly. Any ideas why it would slow down in growth and turn neon all over? Thank everyone for your feedback in advance!

What strain, ILGM strawberry cough

Method: Soil, sunshinemix#4. No till recipe with Down to earth organic fertilizer, organic compost

Vessels: Pots- 15 gal nursery pot

PH of Water, Solution, 6.3-6.5

PPM/TDS or EC n/a


Light system…sun

Temps; southeast US, hot, humid


Ventilation system;



Not sure if this helps but it is starting to pre flower pretty hard and stretch

That’s a pretty girl🌲

@StonedCold13 ???

Stop with the nitrogen. They need less once flower starts. During the transitioning stretch new growth will appear light/lime green. This is not a deficiency. It means you’re doing it right, if this doesn’t happen you messed up. During flower stretch your plants should grow faster than chlorophyll spreads to new growth. If you didn’t have new growth that was coming in as lime green. Then I’d ask what you F up.
Like this. See how new growth is lime.

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@Budz hey man you think so? I’m familiar with the light green during onset of flower but she also had yellowing leaves in the middle and lower parts of the canopy that show signs of typical nitrogen deficiency, yellowing/ withering and easy to pull off (4got to put that in post) and That’s why I kind of jumped to nitrogen… I’ll also add that this is outdoor and my other plants which were not pruned as heavy, aren’t showing the same signs… that’s why I’m stuck

My pics are the only ones on this thread. I was hoping by sharing my own you’d give us a comparison. A picture is worth 1000 words.

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The MOST IMPORTANT part of the ticket is where it says to upload clear pictures in white light…

Without pictures, everyone is guessing, 100%

@Budz yeah I didn’t post any pictures because it takes forever and a day to upload. Not really much to see but a neon green plant. Also, I already filled out ticket my friend, Look at OP


This was from 8 days ago. You can see the yellowing around the bottom, also had some in the middle. Can get a more updated pic tomorrow but it’s lighter than that now

Oh. Your file is too big. Decrease resolution on camera or do what I do. I use my 108mp camera. But, I screenshot the image from gallery and crop. If I tried to upload the original pictures it would never finish… since the server doesn’t allow pictures that large. But a screenshot looks just as good here. And is 1/10th the size, in memory.
So it actually uploads.

See pic^ @Budz

Looks great! The lower leaves is expected. She’s done with them. She’s a perfect specimen for a lollipop too. If you’re interested in that route.

@Budz Yeah but like I said, that was eight days ago. It’s lost more color since then and more yellowing of the leaves

If they are below this line, you would’ve already removed them during lollipop. For some phenos they almost need this kind of pruning. My choco pheno does.

My current choco (gen 2)

Of course. If started early for outdoor. The best training is none. But it is getting to late season.

@Budz okay I’ll see what happens in the next few days. Nice-looking plant my man👌… I grow my ass off indoor but this outdoor season has been a learning experience No Doubt. Here’s a couple things I’ve got going on

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Very nice. If I had place to go outdoors… I’d be so happy… I’d start one of my choco clones about 2 months before the last frost. Till up a 6x6x1.5’ square area and fertilize it lightly. Then do a 1.5x1.5’x10" in the center of happy frog. That’s where she’d go a week after the last frost. And I’d just wait till fall. Be a massive girl. This plan is close to how the world’s largest tomato plant was grown. Just think that’d be too much for cannabis.

@Budz that sounds like it would be exciting. I’m doing 100 gallons outdoor next year with a no-till mix. Sweet thing about no till, I can reuse all this year soil next year… good luck on your grow my friend and thank you for the feedback. I’ll figure this thing out sooner or later LOL

My lowers often be looking messed up. But I ignore them if I’m gonna cut them anyway. Is what works very well for me. But I think @latewood said it best. I can’t quote directly bc I’m high af. But cannabis will acclimate to any abuse as long as there is a known effective plan of action. My latest victim. Ilgm chocolope.

That’s one plant.


@Budz here’s an updated pic. One of the pics shows a color comparison with a healthy green versus this neon green one I’m trying to figure out