Impressions about plant
The buds continue to mend together nicely. I am on the same pace as the prior group that I grew and expect that these will be ready to harvest about the 14th week. The amount of growth in the past week has been exciting to see. I added some classical music to the room per a suggestion from a fellow grower on this forum. It struck a chord with me (pun intended), I remember a greenhouse experiment I read about in the 1980's where Classical music was played to a group of plants in one greenhouse and Heavy Metal music was played to a second group of plants, there was a control group that got no music. The plants that received the classical music showed a significant improvement in their health vs. both groups. interestingly the Heavy Metal had stunting effects. If nothing else I do enjoy sitting in the room with my girls and listening for a short while, maybe their increase has to do with my deep breathing out CO2 for them. Either way it's a peaceful place I definitely enjoy. (Just so you know I still like my Rock and Roll, just prefer it when smoking vs. when growing!)
Fertilizing this week and then I will begin a two-week flush using only water. This may have a minimal effect on the size of the finished product, but the quality of the smoke is well worth a little sacrificed volume. I ended up with 20 Ounces last grow and expect to see as much if not more from this round, and I grow it for my own use. (I definitely share!) So, loosing even an ounce per grow to improved quality is not diminishing for me in any way.
I have a really nice Clone Mother of Cataract Kush that has become a really cool bonsai tree. As soon as these are done, I am going to turn the lights back on this girl and see what happens. I have grown outdoors, now I have grown indoor Feminized Autos a few batches and they were easy on me. This will be my first attempt at photo-period plants indoors.
The journey is fun, and the rewards are wonderful why would you ever want it to end?!!
I think next week i am going to try and do a video of each plant and see how that goes, the picture is just insufficient to display the 3 strains that I have in this group.