Struggling with is brown dying leaves

Been like this for 3 weeks doesn’t look like it’s getting better might have to try cloning it and hopefully it works

I just watered they were drys I held out 4 days just to to make aure

Fill out a support ticket? I can’t help but there are a lot of folks that can.

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@garrigan62 @dbrn32 @blackthumbbetty

Oh wow, that doesn’t look real good. Have you been battling any known issues with this plant? Doesn’t look like something that happened overnight. Here is support ticket.

COPY/PASTE the below list into your forum post.

Answer these simple questions the best you can.
If you do not know, or do not use something; Just say so; Or post
NA (non applicable)

  • What strain, Seed bank, or bag seed
  • Method: Soil w/salt, Organic soil, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, KNF
  • Vessels: Pots, Grow beds, Buckets, Troths
  • PH of Water, Solution, runoff (if Applicable)
  • PPM/TDS or EC of nutrient solution if applicable
  • Indoor or Outdoor
  • Light system
  • Temps; Day, Night
  • Humidity; Day, Night
  • Ventilation system; Yes, No, Size
  • AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier,
  • Co2; Yes, No

Always try to upload a clear picture of any issues you may have to allow the community to assist you.

Add anything else you feel would help us give you a most informed answer should be included. Feel free to elaborate, but short and to the point questions and facts will help us help you in a more efficient manner

  • What strain, Super man seedbank (smokesignals )
  • Method soil
  • Vessels: Pots, , Buckets,
  • PH of Water, Solution, runoff/ drops 6.5 or under
  • PPM/TDS or EC of nutrient solution if applicable
  • Indoor
  • Light system led and hps
  • Temps; Day,78 Night 74
  • Humidity; Day, Night 20%
  • Ventilation system; Yes, fans
  • AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier, no
  • Co2; , No

Was thinking about just getting rid of it all problems wit this one

Did we talk about getting a digital ph pen and tds tester already?

Its difficult to help without that stuff. Did you have a bug problem?

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Accept the challenge and save her :+1:



How old is this plant
and what
Nutrients and how much

Because I believe it’s PHOSPHOROUS

Benefit: Phosphorus does a lot of things for the plant. One of the most
important parts of Phosphorus is:
It aids in root growth and influences the vigor of the plant and is
one of the most important elements in flowering as well helps to germinate
Phosphorus is an essential plant nutrient, and since it is needed in large
amounts, it is classified as
a macronutrient. Phosphorus is a MAJOR important nutrient in the plants
reproductive stages. Without this
element the plants will have a lot of problems blooming without proper
levels of Phosphorus.

When your plants are deficient in phosphorus, this can overall reduce the size
of your plants. Not enough
causes slow growth and causes the plant to become weak, to little amount of
Phosphorus causes slow growths
in leaves that may or majhy not drop off. The edges all around the leaves or
half of the leaves can be
brownish and work its way inwards a bit causing the part of the leaves to curl
up in the air a bit. Fan leaves
will show dark greenish/purplish and yellowish tones along with a dullish blue
color to them. Sometimes the
stems can be red, along with red petioles that can happen when having a Phosphorus
deficiency. This isn’t a
sure sure sign of you having one though, but can be a sign. Some strains just show
the red petioles and stems
from its genes.
So pretty much the overall dark green color with a purple, red, or blue tint to the
fan leaves is a good sign
of a Phosphorus deficiency. Having Cold weather (below 50F/10C) can make phosphorous
absorption very troublesome
for plants.
Many people get a Pho-phorus deficiency confused with a fungus problem because the
ends of the leaves look like
a fungus problem, But the damage occurs at the end of the leaves. side of the
leaves and has a glass like
feeling to it as if it had a ph problem. Parts affected by a phosphorus deficiency
are: Older Leaves, Whole
plant, Petioles.

Too much Phosphorus levels affect plant growth by suppressing the uptake of: Iron, potassium and Zinc,
potentially causing deficiency symptoms of these nutrients to occur def in plants. A Zinc deficiency is
most common under excessive phosphorus conditions,
As well as causing other nutrients to have absorption troubles like zinc and copper. Phosphorus fluctuates
when concentrated and combined with calcium

Problems with Phosphorus being locked out by PH troubles
Cold wet soils, acid or very alkaline soils, compacted soil.


Phosphorus gets locked out of soil growing at ph levels of 4.0-5.5
Phosphorus is absorbed best in soil at a ph level of 6.0-7.5 (wouldn’t recommend
having a ph of over 7.0 in soil)

Anything out of the ranges listed will contribute to a Phosphorus deficiency.

Hydro and Soil less Mediums

Phosphorus gets locked out of Hydro and Soil less Mediums at ph levels of 6.0-8.5.
Phosphorus is absorbed best in Hydro and Soil less Mediums at ph levels
of 4.0- 5.8. (Wouldn’t recommend having
a ph over 6.5 in hydro and soil less mediums.) Best range for hydro and soil
less mediums is 5.0 to 6.0. Anything
out of the ranges listed will contribute to a Phosphorus Deficiency.

Solution to fixing a Phosphorus deficiency
Some deficiency during flowering is normal, but too much shouldn’t be tolerated.
Any chemical or organic
fertilizers that have Phosphorus in them will fix a Phosphorus deficiency. If you
have a phosphorus
deficiency you should use any N-P-K ratio that is over 5.Again Peters all purpose
20-20-20 is a good mix.
Miracle grow Tomato plant food, Miracle grow All purpose plant food (Only mixing
at ½ strength when using
chemical nutrients, or it will cause nutrient burn!) Other forms of phosphorus
supplements are: Bone meal,
which is gradual absorption, I suggest making it into a tea for faster use, where
bone/blood meal is slow
acting, but when made into a tea it works quicker! Fruit eating bat guano, which
is fast absorption, Worm
castings, which is gradual absorption, Fish meal, which is medium absorption,
Soft Rock Phosphate, which
is medium absorption, Jamaican or Indonesian Guano, which is fast absorption.
Crabshell, which is slow
absorption. Tiger Bloom , which is fast absorption.

Here is a list of things to help fix a Phosphrus Deficiency.


Advanced nutrients Bloom (0-5-4)
Vita Bloom (0-7-5)
BC Bloom (1.1-4.4-7)
GH Flora Bloom (0-5-4)
GH Maxi Bloom (5-15-14)
GH Flora-nova Bloom (4-8-7)
Dyna-Gro Bloom (3-12-6)
Fox Farm Tiger Bloom (2-8-4)
Awesome Blosums


Dr. Hornby’s Iguana Juice Bloom (4-3-6)
Advanced Nutrients Mother Earth Bloom (.5-1.5-2)
Fox Farm Big Bloom (.01-.3-.7)
Earth Juice Bloom (0-3-1)
Pure Blend Bloom (2.5-2-5)
Pure Blend Pro Bloom (2.5-2-5)
Buddswell (0-7-0)
Sea Island Jamaican Bat Guano (1-10-0)
Indonesian Bat Guano (0-13-0)
Rainbow Mix Bloom (1-9-2)
Earth Juice Bloom (0-3-1)
BIO BLOOM (2-6-3.5)
AGE OLD BLOOM (5-10-5)

Any of these will cure your phosphorus deficiency. Affected leaves will not show recovery but new
growth will appear normal.

Now if you added to much chemical ferts and or organics,( which is hard to burn your plants when
using organics) You need to Flush the soil with plain water. You need to use 2 times as much water
as the size of the pot, for example: If you have a 5 gallon pot and need to flush it, you need to use
10 gallons of water to rinse out the soil good enough to get rid of excessive nutrients.

Note: Blood Meal, Dried Blood, Guanos, Kelp Meal, Cotton Seed Meal, Peat Moss,
Sulfur and fish meal are all acidic and can bring your ph down, so if you add these please monitor
your ph when using those.

Note: Bone Meal, Rock Phosphate, Wood Ashes pretty much all ashes, Shellfish Compost and Crab Meal are
all alkaline and can make your ph go up, so if you add any of these please monitor your ph.

Here is a pic of PHOSPHOROUS



Yea I got s soil checker but they say it don’t work

this is what it looked like Jan 3 yellow bucket I put them aside I will see what’s up try cloning it I’ll give them the best I can do I had it under led then moved it to hps 600 watt

It’s like the hps light just killed it I sprayed it and gave it some drops of bloom not enough to kill it

When you can, grab a digital ph pen and tds tester. They are invaluable tools, especially when you need help.

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The plant is about 3 months old now but I see green coming back after I put it back under LED

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I checked ph was really low so I mixed up. A batch of ph up and bloom to see if it will help


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Did you get the above @Lostscuba

No I don’t have one I’m just winging it for now

You really got to get those. They are the key to success.

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