Should I top my Autoflower?

Should I top my Autoflower?

Autoflowering plants can produce a sea of fat buds when topped properly. This helps maximize yields under a grow light. Many growers say you should never top an auto-flowering plant, while others claim they can top their autos without a problem. Auto-flowering cannabis plants are on a tight schedule.

How many watts does an Autoflower need?

You want at least 100 preferably 150 or more, actual watts per plant in cfls. hid light is worth it.

How many lumens does a Autoflower need?

2,500 lumens

Do Autoflowers need red light?

It’s essential you provide at least blue and red light for your plant to grow and bloom properly.

How often should you water Autoflowers?

every four to five days

What is a good ppm for Autoflowers?

You probably want a PPM around 600. You definitely want a pH between 5.8 – 6.3 (Lower for hydro, higher for soil). If you get a mix that has an 800 PPM and a pH of 6.0, that is fine. However if you get a PPM of 600 and a pH of 5.3 you are on the borderline of poisoning the plant.

What happens if PPM is too high?

If the ppm is still too high, you can wait for the plant to lower the water levels, or you can change the reservoir water altogether. Too low: Do the same as you would if the ppm were too high, but instead, top-off with nutrient-rich water.

How many ppm should my water be?

Concentrations less than 100 ppm are desirable for domestic water supplies. The recommended range for drinking water is 30 to 400 ppm. A minimum level of alkalinity is desirable because it is considered a “buffer” that prevents large variations in pH. Alkalinity is not detrimental to humans.

What should ppm?


Early Growth 350 – 400 ppm 400 – 500 ppm
Seedling 400 – 500 ppm 500 – 600 ppm
Transition 550 – 650 ppm 600 – 750 ppm
Vegetative Stage 650 – 750 ppm 800 – 850 ppm

How many ppm is lettuce?

Vegetable Requirements

Plants pH PPM
Lettuce 5.5-6.5 560-840
Marrow 6.0 1260-1680
Okra 6.5 1400-1680
Onions 6.0-6.7 980-1260

What does ppm mean in hydroponics?

Parts Per Million