Possible deficiencies?

Growing white widow. It’s in the 6th week of flowering. Is it common for leaves to turn yellow. Or do I have a problem?

Leaf abscission during flowering is normal, some strains more than others, if the young leaves within the bud start doing it this early, you may have a problem, it’s normal for the older large fan leaves to shed during flowering.When there’s nothing left for the plant to extract from them (yellow) pluck them gently without tearing a strip of bark with it, fold it back until it snaps, they should pop off easily if your nitrogen is low enough for flowering, if N is too high the leaves will be turgid and hard to pop off and it will inhibit the buds from getting fat.


It is normal during flowering for the plant to begin eating its leaves… It’s one of the signs you’re getting closer to harvest. It usually starts at the top in my experience. Sometimes they just want more phosphorus too which has also happened to me.

They’re more temperamental in the flowering stage.


Great advice from both of you.

@Shatter interesting clue about N being too high regarding stem structure.


Well you have 3-4 weeks more of flowering left and though it is normal for leaves to turn yellow during flower I would say you have a deficiency going on
I see spotting on the leaves
And discolored edges
Can you fill out a support ticket
Cut and paste this info in your reply


Soil , Hydroponic, or Coco?

System type?

Indoor /outdoor?

PH of runoff or solution in reservoir?

What is strength of nutrient mix? EC, or TDS

Light system?

Temps; Day, Night

Humidity; Day, Night

Ventilation system
Your leaves should be turning a bit later in flower this info will help to properly diagnose your issue
And pics in softer lighting will help
From what I can see it seems you have a few deficiencies going on
Happy growing

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Strain… white widow

Soil , Hydroponic, or Coco?.. soil. Using fox farm

Indoor /outdoor?.. indoor

PH of runoff or solution in reservoir?.. keep it in between 6.5 and 7.0

What is strength of nutrient mix? EC, or TDS… none added

Light system?.. 2 600w viparspectra leds

Temps; Day, Night… stays from 70 to 80

Humidity; Day, Night. Stays from 30 to 50%

Could you post pictures without the burple lighting?

It appears to be leaf abscission judging by the size of the flowers, it’s perfectly normal for this to happen, but not to the smaller leaves within the bud, only fan leaves.

Are pHing your nutes?

Though I agree it is normal for some yellowing it appears to be more going on than that

I have never had my plants display these character changes in my 6th week of flower
White widow can go 9-12 weeks depending on fenotype
Usually they will just turn pale yellow not spotty with burnt edges

I feel like there is a problem. Just having a hard time narrowing it down