Have you ever knifed you girls rootball during final transplant?

Discussion in 'Growing Marijuana Indoors' started by Enuff4All2Share, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. I wasn't sure I liked this when I saw it on the (somewhat amateurish) THC Seeds video. They took a pair of gardening shears and scraped the sides of the root mass when moving from 4" to 2 gallon pots. I can see what the goal is - to get the roots out of their safe root coil and get it ready to probe soil in new directions. But aren't they jeopardizing substantial amounts of growth?


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  2. If it is badly root bound this will help the plant but otherwise should not be necessary.
    The only other time I have see this done is when maintaining a mother plant. To keep it from getting root bound it is repotted this way every few months.
     
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