Auto not flowering

Hey Grobo Team,

I’m writing as I’ve been attempting to grow my first Auto — Jack Herer Auto from Canuk.

The issue is that she’s yet to flower. We’re on day 19 of 23 and I’ve noticed the lights are always on, or seem to be. Where as our Indica, non-Auto the lights are now turning off.

Is it possible to see if the light schedule is off? And do you recommend extending the Flower time?

Thanks,
Scott

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Settings light schdule . Autos are 16 on 8 off all the time. Photo period as your other is are 20 on 4 off then 12 12

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Thanks Todd, I just checked and it’s set to 18hr on. I’ll adjust to the 16/8 schedule.

Leave it at whatever its at its correct i assure you

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Hey @ScottM just to confirm. You are using an “auto” recipe for your auto Jack correct? There is no recipe for it specifically so you should be running the generic auto recipe pictured below.

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If not, wait until you speak with @Stephen or another team member before switching or adjusting anything.

@SWSVIC great question. At first I did use the wrong recipe. I ended the first grow and chose the recipe you highlighted. I’ll hold off on changing until we hear more for the team. Thanks for the input everyone.

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@ScottM,

  • ((#YourGrowYourCall)): :herb:

  • (Do what you like with this grow and have it as your base grow for the next grows): (Every grow can be a little different, play around with them and find your favorite way of growing): :infinity:


(ForAutoInformation): (ClickHere):

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  • ((#Auto)): ((#NotAnAutoGrow)): :video_camera:

  • (:warning: If your seed is “not an [auto seed]” and you choose ‘an [auto recipe]’ it will stay in veg. stage forever and ever):

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Ultimate Grow Guide Video **New Release**

Introduce yourself

Autoflower setting?

Autoflower setting?

Auto-Flower question

Auto-Flower question

https://www.allgrowers.com/search?q=auto

Critical purple auto

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Critical purple auto

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  • (See if you can save the rest of this one, by switching to [Photoperiod] and move the Schedule to [Flower]): (Just do your best to keep the Top away from the [:bulb:] Light): :white_check_mark: :green_thumb:

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Thanks @SilverGrobo well that certainly matches what’s happening. she just keeps vegging out. Appreciate the links, going to look into next steps, hopefully I can clone her and restart as a non-Auto.

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How tall is it? Can’t quite tell from pics. You may be able to just switch your light schedule and send it into flower. It is going to stretch during transition so if it’s much taller than the second grobo fan, you’d be better off using her as a mother as you suggested.

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Here’s a pic, it’s about 11 inches from the light. Seems like there’s enough room to try and force it to flower.

Would you recommend leaving it in the Auto Flower stage but manually overriding the Light Setting to 12/12?

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Afraid not my man, that sativa will stretch and unfortunately out grow the box. @Bplatinum9 @Russel_Richardson @SilverGrobo @vegetato @ToddYYC what are your thoughts?

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If you have an auto-flowering strain that is not maturing, try switching from the standard 18-6 schedule to a 12-12 schedule just like for photoperiod cannabis plants. The longer nights can help encourage plants to finish flowering sooner if you have one that’s taking too long.

Important Note: Reducing light hours means lower yields. Switching from 12/12 to 14/10 shouldn’t make a significant change, but it’s still something to consider when you’re making that decision.

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Damn you’re quick with the research B :sunglasses::muscle:

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Hopefully he chose the right recipe for the seed he planted.

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Wondering if a different (photoperiod) seed got mixed in with his pack. If so it will obviously stretch, if not and it is indeed an auto, I wonder if it will also stretch when he adjusts lighting schedule. I would take some cuttings to clone and switch the schedule to flower. Will take a couple weeks for clones to root, plenty of time to see what the plant is going to do. (Not an explicit recommendation, just a hypothetical “if it were me” statement haha).

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Thanks everyone. @SWSVIC I’ve been thinking the same, despite the packaging stating it’s an Auto, it seems to be a photoperiod mixed in. I like the idea of cloning and switching the light and see if it flowers. Worst case, I’ll have a slight head start on a couple of other plants. I’ll keep this thread alive and continue to post the results.

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Awesome, look forward to watching!

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Quick update. Decided to end the grow, restart as a non-auto and advance the schedule to the flower stage. It’s now on a 12/12 schedule. I’ll post pics if she starts to flower.

Thanks again all on the advice and thanks to the Grobo support team as well. Always learning with this hobby.

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If you’re going to take cuttings do so before she goes into flower. Far easier to manage.

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