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Do autoflowers stretch?


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Just wondering if they start to stretch out at around a certain number of weeks. Mine are just staying really small, but they're only 3-4 weeks old.

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...plants that are too far away from the light source will stretch....short compact plants are a good thing bro. Happy growin!:wave:

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Plants that are switched to 12/12 stretch. I'm wondering if autos do this without going to 12/12.

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Plants that are switched to 12/12 stretch. I'm wondering if autos do this without going to 12/12.




...what? I switch to 12/12 from clones bro....no stretch here, I don't know who told you that....but....plants that are TOO FAR AWAY FROM THE LIGHT causes stretch....get it? ...got it? .....good.

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wrong......
plants in flower do stretch ,they can double in size.
im not sure about autos but YES they stretch once they start flowering.

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thats pretty much what i said i just didnt long wind it out lol
but thanks for the research


but stretch is also from having plant to far away from the light.

i think the "stretch" from the first week or 2 of flower is more of a growth spurt.

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my lightsare never more than 3 inches from the topps of my plants and the " stretched" alot until the 4thish week of flower and never got any taller

so you had a 4 week stretch ...... got it :rolleyes:

Edited by magestik63, 02 January 2011 - 04:49 PM.


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So does anyone know specifically about the autos stretching?

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I think its more of what the strain characteristics are

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wrong......
plants in flower do stretch ,they can double in size.
im not sure about autos but YES they stretch once they start flowering.


...that's called growing when they do that :rolleyes:....keep the light close to prevent any stretch'n....ya see?

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...that's called growing when they do that :rolleyes:....keep the light close to prevent any stretch'n....ya see?

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