OG Kush first clones

Hi folks, I’m curious, these clones will be a week old tomorrow, don’t mean to brag, but I was seriously hoping to have only half of them survive the first timer’s chopping and cloning skills, and even though none has shown a sign of root at the bottom, they seem to be fine growing on top, as you can see, almost as though nothing happened.

Even the unintentional accident seems to be resisting. Hope I haven’t spoken too soon! Love to be a part of OG! Can’t stop saying “thank you, everyone!”

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That’s quick if they’ve rooted already! Do you keep them in a dome or something?

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Yep, I improvised this plastic container and have been using it upside down, and the small one just a transparent plastic cup closing it. Spraying water three times a day… Thanks.

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The the medium is moist and the dome has condensation ikon the sides, there’s no need to mist them. It’s harder to know when they’ve actually root when they go into cups and medium like that. I use peat pellets or coco plugs, and put them into a large container. As long as there’s fogging on the sides, I either leave them or just wipe the fog off the inside once a day after the third day.


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Day 7

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Perfect. Actually, due to the lack of availability, I wasn’t able to get my hands on peat pellets and, after having seen someone using perlite and peat moss as a mixture (50%/50%), I decided to go ahead and give it a try. Still you hit the nail on the head, plastic cups won’t let us see roots around it, forcing us to wait until they can be seen from the bottom of the plant, unlike the peat pellets. Thank you @Seamonkey84! … back to learning more and more around here!

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Got confused. Isn’t it supposed to be constantly moist and foggy inside the dome so leaves can get to that water, since there aren’t any roots to pull from soil yet? I’ve been letting a bit of water on the bottom of the plate (“upside down container lid”), would that water possibly be detrimental or cause roots to rot? Thanks.

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I keep forgetting your in a cup already. The idea is to let the medium dry out ever so slowly so the cutting feels the need to grow roots. Cutting sitting in a cup of water will root, will just take longer.

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If theres fog on the inside of the dome then its humid enough in there. Like seamonkey I usually am wiping my dome off rather than spraying it. The medium the clone sits in should be moist but not wet, it’s a balance between water and oxygen.

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The fastest way to get it to root is to make it thinking’s about to die if it doesn’t.

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Great. Love that! fast understanding crashing in, it seems as though the more we can make these plants’ lives get into a bit of a hard time, difficulty; they bounce back and start giving us what we want in the end: more prolific growth. Once again, right on!

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It’s a balance between supply water through the stem and humidity to keep the leaves happy. If the medium is too wet (or just cutting sitting in water or cloner) then it’s getting everything it needs to stay alive, why bother rooting. If it feels the need to seek water, then it’ll root faster. My friend I use to grow with, he used an aero cloner, and I used peat pellets in the big jars like I showed above. I wiped the sides off once a day to allow the pellets to slowly dry out as it humidifies the container. His cuttings were 50-75% success with roots in 10-14 days, mine were 100% in 7. I ended up doing all the clowning.

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While we’re at it, how long should I keep them in the cups? First timers’ doubts… Is it ok to transplant them now or wait for 14 days?

Let them grow and veg in them! Or wait till the roots fill the cup and hold the soil together. Assuming your planing in soil anyway.

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Got it. A thousand thanks! I say I found the right place to learn: here on OG.

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Glad to help! If you wanted to push it, trust me, you can grow a big plant in 16oz of dirt. My first attempt at the 16oz challenge, had to back out before blooming.

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Holy cannoli! beautiful! Water almost every day, right? how old is this plant? I mean, how long did it take to grow that much? Nice and surely inspiring! Could also be a midget, a small plant but full buds, couldn’t it? One topping only?

Seed planted oct 1, manifold trained. Just up potted Jan 9th. There’s a series of 16oz cup grow challenges that happen on here. Some amazing plants have been finished in the cups. I was watering twice a day, but had to up pot it for bloom since I wouldn’t be able to in the bloom light schedule, plus I want it to make seeds. This is actually the smallest but most uniform out of 4 that I grew like that.

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