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Introducing the Agent Orange Beginner Grow Series

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Introducing the Agent Orange Beginner Grow Series

Agent Orange Grow Series:

Cultivated by a First Time Grower


 
 

What up cannabis Growers and welcome back to GreenBox Grown!  Now I am here today with my brother Cody, hey guys, and  what we are going to be doing is something a little bit different. I started a first-time grower grow series with Claire recently and now we are going to be doing long with Cody as well. So Cody do you want to explain to them what we will be doing in this video series? Yeah so basically I've always watched Dylan grow and do his thing, but I haven't really done it myself ever so this isn't a way going to be my very first time growing and we just want to show you the users how it looks for someone to use the system and to just give them an idea of how it works. And how effective it is at training a newbie like me.

 Exactly so he is just going to be using the step by step grow videos from our premium sections that's all he will be following. And again never grown before, all of his experience comes from watching me doing it, And you know just peeking into the grill-room seeing what I've been doing over the last couple of years here. So what strain will you be growing today or in this grow series. So it is called Agent Orange, and it is a feminized strain so it is not an Autoflower it's just a regular photo. Plant. 



I think we are going to be doing no SCROG, just minor LST, and yes it we've got five seeds of the agent orange that we are going to be dropping into the glass of water today and we are probably going to pick the two Strongest Ones for the grow series. And you remember the setup you will be using for this grow series? Yeah so it's a 2 x 4 tent and for the veg stage we are going to be using a 600w spider farmer light, which is just a brand from Meizhi LED soda same company just a different brand that has dimmable dials for the grow light. Right and then both from Fox Farm we're going to be using the ocean forest soil and then their dirty dozen nutrient line will be our nutrients.

What else is there, the plants were going to be using a 3-gallon air pot for our setup and yeah that is pretty much it. We will have an exhale CO2 bag in there as well which will help out, and then like he was saying that 600 watt light will just be for veg and then we are going to add on top of that once we are in flour just to get some more power in there. So now that you guys know what we are going to be doing in this grow series, let's get star with the first day of the week or the first day of the grow actually where we will be starting the germination process!

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Okay guys so now we are ready to add my seeds into the water, so just literally pour them in. And so what we are going to do is just let them float in there for now, three of them sunk down right away. Yeah that's good, but for the other two we are going to every few hours just try and tap them and help them to reach the bottom like the others have already done. And we're going to let them be in there for about 15 to 18 hours total. And this is just a glass of regular tap water from the sink, nothing done to it or anything like that. And we will just be pushing them down like this every few hours trying to get them to sink to the bottom and then we will be back here in about 15 to 18 hours to put these guys into a moist paper towel. All right we'll see you then!



Okay guys here we are 15 hours later, as you can see all of the seeds have dropped to the bottom, none of them are floating anymore and I have also poured out a majority of the water. Yeah he just pour it out the majority of it because we're not going to need that much to soak the paper towels so just drain off a little of the excess and then you will be fine there. And then with the pouring you just kind of want to get them moving and then just pour it kind of quick just so they don't stay at the bottom. And let it soak through, folded over and then we will add a little more water to moisten the rest of that paper towel. You don't want to stay dry. So you guys can see we are  sharing the same plate as Claire's Chemdawg seeds. We are just going to be using these tags so we know which strain is which. 



And he's going to keep them on the heat mat with this extra plate over the top to help keep the extra moisture in. You just don't want the paper towel to dry out because that can't kill the seeds. So we will be looking for a Tap Root to come out, we want to be about half an inch so once that happens we will be ready to plant. So just keep an eye on your seeds, don't be lifting it up too often but you know maybe like every 5 hours. Yeah every 5 hours you can check on them. I like to use a spray bottle to mist the paper towel so it isn't soaking them every time you wet it. And yeah we will be back here in 24 hours to check on those taproots.


Alright hey guys we are ready for my next growing update, it is 24 hours later, so let's take a look at the seeds. The agent orange. So as you can see all five seeds have gotten a solid Taproot going so why don't we go ahead and put them in these rockwool plugs. The first step with the plugs if you have to soak it in water for 10 seconds, so you just want to be really careful when doing this part in handling your seeds. Only grab them by the seed and then you want to put them in root down. Again just really gently take your time, and then you sort of want to pinch closed the top. Until just closed you don't want to overdo it, and that is one done. All right so we are going to plant the rest of the four seeds and then we will be back to show you guys the seeds going into the humidity Dome.


All right guys and I'm going to take my little tray of rockwool cubes with the seeds in them and we are going to place them in this tray. And so we want to keep this in here with the lid on. We want to close off the vents completely. And you definitely want to maintain the moisture in here as well, by doing that just keep a little water in the bottom of this tray, missed everything in here just a couple times a day and then as far as lighting. The schedule is going to be 18 hours on so 18 hours of light everyday, and then six hours off so 6 hours of Darkness everyday.  Alright guys so that's about it for today and we are going to cover these guys up with the lid and then we will see you in 24 hours for the next update.

Okay guys so here we are 24 hours later and we are going to take a look at the seedlings to see how they are doing. And as you can tell, it looks like all five of them have made it up above ground already. Oh actually looks like only four have, so now we are going to give them a little bit of a misting, but that is a really good start so far. And that will do it.


 Okay so here we are guys a day later checking on the seedlings now that they have Arisen out of the rockwool cubes. As you can see one of them still hasn't made it but the other four are thriving. Okay and as you can see, the plants all have their first set of leaves they all have four leaves. And it looks like only one of them is starting to present a route, so we will probably wait another 24 hours for the other three and then hopefully that fifth one will go above ground as well and also shows Roots. So in 24 hours we will take a look and then tomorrow we will also be planting these into the Solo cups and we will be using the fox farm ocean forest soil. Okay and then also for today all we got to do is give them a quick misting, agent orange and chemdawg. And we are also keeping the Dome on with the vents closed at this stage. So we will see you guys in 24 hours when we are getting ready to transplant these into the Solo cups.

All right guys here we are 24 hours later and we are getting ready to transplant the seedlings into their Solo cups. And like I said we are going to be using the fox farm ocean forest soil to do so. You kind of want to halfway fill the Cubs and then you'll put the rockwool cube with the seedling on top of that. The reason being is you want the top of the rockwool cube to be just beneath the brim of the cup. And then that way when you cover it with soil it's not going to be too low or overflowing with soil. And with these ones you probably normally would only need to go Three-quarters full, but we are actually going to go as low as half-full of the cup with soil and that is because these ones are especially lanky. 

The seedlings the stems have gone longer than they normally would so we kind of want to cover the base of that up. So we are only actually going to feel the cups to about halfway full. And then that way it should cover the base of the stems. And then you really want to be careful with the plants just because they are still babies at the stage. Let's see the root out of the bottom, nice. So just gently kind of snake the root into the soil beneath and then right in the center of the cup too. And then you want to cover around the soil. And this part you want to take your time you don't want to hit the leaves. it's a really good idea to surround your soil bag with another bigger bag to catch any of the falling right here because I'm not really focusing on keeping it clean I just don't want to mess up the plant. That's most important.

If you find any big chunks in the soil, break them up with your hands. Alright so we are done with this first one and now that we are done with this we're going to finish the other three and then we will be back to show you guys as we put them in the humidity Dome. Alright guys so here we are, we have the plants in the humidity down now and what we are going to do is give them a misting. Just a light one, but you want to make sure to really get it into the soil and then that way they will drink up some of the water from that. And then now we are going to cover it with the Dome again, the lid. But we do want to open the vents this time. Want to open them about 1/4 of the way. And now we will see you guys in 24 hours for the next update on how the seedlings are doing.

All right guy so here we are 24 hours later and we're going to check on the seedlings. So they are looking good so far, you can see the one that is still left in the rockwool cube has actually sprouted through. And is now showing some more growth. So that was looking good, there isn't much we have to do today, we just have to do a quick misting and then open the vents about halfway just to get a little ventilation going. Alright so we're going to cover it back up with the humidity dumb and like I said we are going to open those bats just 50%. And then we will see you guys in another 24.

All right guys here we are a few days later, we are going to check on the seedlings and as you can see they are doing really well still. Getting some new growth and everything looks pretty healthy. So we are still doing the daily mistings throughout the day which we do probably about 3 throughout the day just dispersed. And at this moment we are keeping the humidity Dome off completely at all times. There's no need for it right now. We will give those guys a good misting and so now at this stage we really just want to wait for the next couple of rounds of fan leaves to come in.

 And then once we are there we are going to start doing the nutrient feeding. We will probably do that until the Roots come out of the bottom, and once they are out of the bottom the plants will all be ready to transplant into their final pots. But until then we are just going to keep them in here without the humidity Dome, misting them a few times throughout the day.  And then eventually will get to the nutrients feeding was the few rounds of fan leaves have come in. Alright so we will see you guys in 24 hours.

 Okay guys so here we are a few days later, going to take a look at the plants and you can see they have a few more sets of fan leaves, so we will go ahead and do the first nutrient feeding today. We already have that prepared and ready to go, we are going to be doing the fox farm Dirty Dozen nutrients set. And we are going to be doing the seedlings and cuttings stage at 1/4 strength. And we will be doing that with the Cal Mag as well and will be doing a quarter teaspoon in this bottle. So we are just going to be pouring directly into the Red Solo Cup here. We are doing the agent orange. Let me get my hand in there, you just want to take your time and do your best to not get it on the leaves.

So there we go, we've got our plants their first nutrient feeding done and we are going to empty this bottle out and clean it out thoroughly. And then we are going to use it for another misting on them. But you really want to make sure to clean it out just so you don't get those nutrients on the leaves. All right so that's it for this update and we are going to miss these guys and then we will see you guys tomorrow.


Alright guys so here we are a day later and we are going to check the plants out and see how they are responding to the nutrients feeding. And as you can see They are doing really well and are really exploding. The plants look extremely green and really healthy, the stems are upright and strong. So we will probably have these guys ready to transplant into their pots by tomorrow. So I guess today we will just give them a light misting for now, the usual. And then we will see you guys in 24 hours okay?!



All right guys, here we are a day later and it is transplant time. So let's take a look at these guys, as you can see, all five of the plants are actually viable, they all look really good and healthy. But the two I have selected are these ones right here, this one is just the alpha and this one is a pretty close tie with some of the other ones. But it seems to be the best however so I chose those two as they look awesome. So we are going to get one of these guys going. So let's just start with the big guy. So we are using Fox Farm ocean forest soil here and with this soil we want to make sure to break up any of the big clumps. Because you will get some of those in there. And then we are using 5 gallon air pots here. One thing to note about these pots, you really want to shake them side-to-side you know spin it, and that's going to help the soil get into the cracks and crevices because there are a lot of them and this kind of pot.  So let's get this hole going, you want it deep enough to where the area where the stem meets the soil is at basically flush with the top of the pot. So give the cup a couple squeezes and then slowly just flip it over.

 And it is a little high but it is a little better High than too low. You can see I got it pretty close to the center there I guess I could have done better with that, but that will work! So now we are going to mist it and give it its first watering.   And then we just want to get the soil all the way around moist, because this will encourage the roots to grow and all directions. All right. So I'm just going to go and just a reminder this is just plain old tap water. Nothing special here, so we're going to get this second plant transplanting and then once we are done with that we will show you the end result. 

Okay guys here we are we just finished transplanting the second planting everything looks great, so now we're going to show you our grow setup. We are working in a 2 by 4 tent, the brand is cool grows. And then as far as lighting we are using a Cannagrow 100 watt cob LED light. It is 18in above the plant and we have it set at 25%. And then we also have the exhale bag in here that is going to help give off CO2 for the plants and we are working with an oscillating fan over here. We just don't have it on at the moment because we are filming and it's really loud but you do want it on at all times to keep the air circulating. So at this point we are just going to keep missing the plants for a few times a day and we will see you here for the next update!

 Alright grow are so that officially concludes the germination and seedling phase for this agent orange beginner grow Series. So that means tomorrow is officially day 1 of vegetation and that also means we will be doing the 18 hours of light, 6 hours of Darkness cycle. Alight Cody, since this is your first grow obviously, what would you say was more difficult or easier than you thought was going to be for the whole germination and seedling process. Honestly the whole process was just easier than I was expecting. 

Just because like with a lot of things, until you actually try it it just seems like a black box it, it kind of seems like you don't even know how to begin. But I mean the seedlings you just get them in that wet paper towel and get them going. And then you put them in the Solo cups and they are pretty easy you just mist them. I do it before work and then when I get back from work, and I mean they are flourishing they are doing great. 

Yeah they are they're doing really well. It is pretty easy and I've never worked with plants so that is why I thought it was going to be hard and it's just not that bad. All right so we will be back shortly with that week 1 of vegetation video and pretty soon here we are going to incorporate some more difficult things like low-stress training. And then obviously we will be getting the big grow lights in there once he's plants are a little larger. All right so we will see you guys back here shortly for the next update, and this grow series! 

Happy Growing!
Dylan @ GreenBox Grown



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New Grow Series Alert:  OG Kush SCROG

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New Grow Series Alert: OG Kush SCROG

Indoor OG Kush SCROG Grow with CO2


 
 

What up cannabis Growers and welcome back for the latest grow series by GreenBox Grown! So we are going to be starting a new grow today and what that is going to be is a for plant indoor grow in my 4 by 4 grow tent. We will also be utilizing that screen of green grow method for this so we will be maximizing that canopy and increasing those yields and Bud size. So like I was saying we will be using this 4 by 4 grow tent set-up here in my bedroom, So for those of you who have a little extra space in your bedroom and you want to do a grow in there, this will be a great series for you to follow.  This isn't going to be set up like the stealth grow series that I've been filming, it is not going to be in the closet or anything like that but still a good series to follow if you want some things set up in your room.

 Now for our seeds we are going to be growing some OG Kush Buy Growers choice of these are some really solid genetics and I'm hoping we're going to get some really nice of buds out of them. It says on here the THC content should be around 25% so very potent stuff. Now I am also really stoked for this groceries because I got contacted by TNB Naturals, they were actually watching one of my other grow series and they said they wanted to hook us up with some of their CO2 canisters. So for this grow series and they are going to be sponsoring us with a bunch of their CO2 canisters that I will be having in the grow room and I am going to be giving you guys too more details about that in this video.


 Kind of explaining how those products work and how we will be using them. Now I also got hooked up by a friend of mine, a fellow grower who hooked me up with their adjustable scrog, so that's what we will be using for the screen of green net in this tent. And I will be going over more details on his company as well in this video but what is really cool is like I said they are a one-size-fits-all scrog. So you can adjust it to any size tent that you are growing in, and it is going to be a really good quality scrog as well as it is made out of really nice material.


Now in this video I'm going to show you guys all of the supplies and the grow setup that we are going to be using for this bro Series, so I'm going to cover the nutrients, lighting, and different things like that. And then we are also going to germinate the seeds and grow them out through the seedling phase all the way up today one of vegetation. Now if you want to continue following this grow series all the way through vegetation as well as the flowering phase, all you have to do is visit the link right here on the screen and that will take you to the specific page for that grow series where you can see all of his videos.


 Now you will have to sign up for our premium content section, but when you do that it comes with A 2 week free trial so you can check out this series free of charge, after that it is $14.99 per month for unlimited access to our entire Grow video library. I also want to remind you guys that I do have some new MERCH that I recently released on our clothing line. One of the  pieces is right here, this is the trichome t-shirt and we also have some other graphic tees and cool designs on that page. So just feel free to check that out at the link right here on the screen, and now that you guys know what we are doing in two days video, let's get started with checking out the supplies and the grow setup we will be using for this series. 



Alright so here we are in the garage and the grow room and I am going to go over the entire setup. So first off this is a 4 x 4 grow room and then is about six and a half feet tall, I'm going to have the carbon filter going. That is a 6 inch carbon filter and then I will have two oscillating fans going on in there as well. I am going to start off with my one or just a single 300 watt electric sky LED. This is what I use in my NukeHeads grow series and then I have another 300 watt electric sky that I will be bringing in here wants the plants are a little larger. Again those plants are going to be in the three gallon equivalent are pots, and I am going to have four of them in here I've got the double-layered scrog net going and this was actually sent to me by a fellow grower, Christian over at grower scrog Nets so check them out at the link right there on the screen there. 



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Again it is grower scrog Nets and they sell these different shrug nuts that are actually are usable or this one is adjustable and can be used in several different sized grow tents. Now for nutrients I'm going to be using the full line of the fox farm Dirty Dozen and then I am also going to be using the Cal Mag by Botanicare. And then I'm actually going to do something a little different this grow and I'm going to be adding a bottle of of the grape sweet from the sweet line by Botanicare. So that is actually going to help with give me some nice flavor and smells to the buds themselves. And that will be the grape flavor. 



So next step, very excited about this I'm going to be using some of the tnb naturals CO2 canisters and so I was really stoked to get this awesome care package from them. You will see it includes two of their CO2 canisters as well as a bunch of the refillable packages so I can pretty much use these for the entire grow. Maybe even a couple grows because I've got a lot of those refillable packages. So first off huge shout out to TNB Naturals as well as Daryl over there with the team for hooking me up with these products. And then of course I will be having both of those canisters going from pretty much Week 1 of veg all the way through flower. 


Again I will probably be doing around 3 to 4 weeks of vegetation for this grow and I will be doing low stress training but probably no topping. Just because I have found that I don't really need to use that and less stress on the plants always works better. So if I can get the same results just using my gardening tie or my soft gardening tie as well as low stress training than that is going to be perfect. And then I threw in the double-layered scrog which I will probably have a little lower, I don't want to get the plants Too Tall so this will help a lot with getting some nice large colas going



Alright so we are back here actually two days later and I put the seeds in the paper towel after soaking in the water for 18 hours and that was about 24 hours ago when I put the seeds to the paper towel. So now that they have had a day in the paper towel, the most paper towel that is, you can see here they have pretty much all got some Roots growing. Still waiting on two of them to sprout but yeah they are pretty much there. So tomorrow morning Maybe early afternoon is when I will be transplanting them into the rockwool cubes to start the seedling phase. And let me give you guys a little close up here, so yeah you can see some nice healthy roots on the OG Kush plants or seeds here.



 And that one looks pretty good length right there. These are the two that have not sprouted yet and here's the other guy. Yeah so what I did was I put them into the moist paper towel put it on top or partially on top of a heat not just to keep them warm, you don't want them to get too hot. And then I like to put a plate on top of the one I have them on just to keep it dark in there as well. And it helps with humidity and keeping the moisture in there because you don't want that paper towel to dry out with the seeds in it. That can be really bad and actually kill the seeds. So I will be back here in probably 12 hours to transplant the Seas, maybe 18 hours but we will be here for the next shot where we will be transplanting the seeds into their 2 inch by 2 in rockwool cubes.  So I will see you guys then.



What up Growers we are actually back here another 24 hours later and actually three of the seeds have sprouted and Ice Taproot so they are ready to be transplanted into these rockwool cubes and to go into the seedling and cloning tent back there. Now before I do that I want to show you guys two things, first off I've got or I moved the grow tent up here into my bedroom, so the earlier clip I showed you guys the supplies and set up we are going to be using for this grow. And it was out in the garage but we actually just moved it up here into the bedroom so this is going to be a bedroom grow for the series.


Now the second thing I wanted to cover is I haven't mentioned or gone over the details of the genetics and the strain we are going to be using in this grow series. So first off again this is OG Kush and it is from Growers choice, these are feminized seeds as you can see. They are regular photo periods, not autoflowers. So it is just going to be a regular grow, and let's see here comes anxiety treats depression taste is earthy, Piney, as well as Woody. And then you're on the back we got a little more details so we've got a picture of the idea or with the bud should look like once grown of course. There will be different phenotypes that they aren't all going to look the same, they will have slightly different characteristics.


But anyways, this is a blend of a 55% sativa, 45% Indica it does smoke like an Indica though. So basically almost a 50/50 hybrid. It says flowering time is 56 days and the THC content is 27%, so very fast flowering time and a very high THC percentage, so very excited for that. Now CBD level is low and again for effects it's got on here Euphoria, body high as well as relaxing.   Now finally for the estimated yields we are having about 400 to 500 grams per meter squared or per square meter and that is for indoors. And then for outdoor yields it is a little larger at 500 to 600 per plant. Now with an indoor grow you are going to get much larger and denser colas and nugs, so the quality is going to be higher.



So now let's check out those seeds that have germinated and grown their Taproot. And first thing you noticed as some of them have really long tap roots that is, so you can see this guy's pretty good length there and that is nice and ready. A little bit longer actually then I would like, and then we've got the second guy in here and you can see she already has some vertical Roots growing out of that mean root, horizontal route sorry. It almost looks like it's fuzzy coming down that mean Taproot and all that is is horizontal roots that are starting to spread out of that main one. So you can see we've got this third one right there and that is usually about the length of the top rated I like to have when planting them so the other ones are a little longer but that is alright regardless we are still going to use these three today.


 So what we are going to do is we are using these to buy 2 inch rockwool cubes here by Grodan,  and you will see they have the instructions here on the cover on how to prep these rockwool cubes for use. But all you really have to do is get some water, PH it at 5.5, and this came right from the sink and you will see that I just used my PH down. And then all you have to do is break the cubes apart and separate them, and then let them soak each for about 10 seconds in the water here. And then once that is done they are ready to go.


 Now once you pull this rockwool cube out of the water for soaking for 10 seconds, you do not want to squeeze it to get the excess water out because that will come packed the rock wall and make it hard for the roots to grow through. So what I do is give it a little shake like this, and then that is pretty much it. Now it's very simple process for putting the seed in there, but you do want to be very gentle so try not to touch that route if you can, the Taproot because that can cause damage. But there you guys go that is a nice healthy looking Taproot right there and it's going to give us a nice plant or seedling started.



 So root down into that rockwool Cube and again very carefully so that with the longer roots you will have to kind of coil them up a little bit in there. Or you can take a little pain and stick it in the hole to make it a little bigger. All right so I had to pause there just for a second so I could use both hands to plant the seeds then but anyways as you can see once they're planted in there, you want to make sure that the head of the seed is a little below the surface and then you just want to punch that hole closed so nobody's getting in. Now all we got to do is put our name tags in and we again are using all the same strain but I just like to label them either way.


 And now I'm going to place these Into My Little Seedling tent over here, so what I will do is place them onto the tray in there and then I'm going to place a little water on the tray so it's about a quarter inch deep with water and the slats. And then after that I'm going to missed the interior of the Dome and put it on top of the tray so it is sealed and I'm going to close up those vents so the humidity stays high in the tent. Now these seeds are going to be on an 18 hours on, 6 hours off light schedule for now and yeah that is pretty much it at this point. 


We are going to keep these seeds in the paper towel until they've got a root long enough to plant and then I will be back to show you guys when those are going in and then we'll of course we will be back here tomorrow to give you guys an update on these three seedlings right here once they are in the humidity down. So I will see you guys back here then.


What up Growers we are actually back here another 24 hours later and I just finished planting that fifth seed of the OG Kush pack that I started here for this grow. So actually now all four of those first seeds that I planted have now popped up above ground and have their first set or their cotyledon leaves going. Still have yet to get their first set of serrated leaves going, and then that fifth seed I just plan it today so she has not popped up just yet. But for right now just giving them mistings several times probably like twice a day at this point. And again just keeping a little bit of water in the bottom of the tray in those slats. 



Now the vents on top of the humidity dome are still completely closed at this point and I am going to keep it closed until that fifth one pops up above ground. And then that's when I will start cracking them. So for now just bring them a few times with plain water throughout the day and then that is really it. So very stoked that we got four of them so far germinated and above soil and above ground. And then hopefully we will get this fifth one so we get to pick the four best to continue to grow with. So that is it for today's update and I will be back here with another update in 24 hours. Alright peace Growers!



Alright folks, welcome back to that OG Kush grow series, we are back here again 24 hours later for your next update and the seedlings are actually looking really good right now. Most of them, actually all four of the ones that are above ground have started developing their first set of serrated leaves so you can see if I give you guys this close up. They've got both their cotyledon leaves which is that round set of round leaves and then they've got that first set of one-fingered serrated leaves. 



So this guy is actually leaning a little bit because I think the light was a little bit too close so I raised it just a few inches and have lower temp a little bit as well. But besides that, they are all looking really good and healthy and like I said they're all developing their first sets of leaves. And then for now just misting the interior of the Dome a couple times a day and I just cracked open the vents about a quarter of the way. So both ends are now open about a quarter of the way and we will be opening them a little bit more each day as we go.


 We are back here another 24 hours later and seedlings are looking really good, and actually at this point what we are waiting for is okay it's a little foggy so I'm going to have to remove the lid. Just give me one second guys, all right so I just took the lid off and you will see the seedlings are looking really good actually the one in the back left kind of wilted over not wilted, but it just kind of grew a little leggy and then fell over so what I did is I created a little harness or a little stake in the ground that's going to hold it up and it is starting to grow back up towards the light already. 


So that fifth one has yet to pop up above ground but it does look like it's still growing a good healthy Taproot. And at this point I am going to be opening the vents a little further so they are going to be almost halfway open and I am waiting for these plants to grow a few roots out of the bottoms of their rockwool cubes. And then at that point that's when I will put them in a Solo cup with some Fox Farm ocean forest soil. So I will be back here in 24 hours for your next update, peace!


Alright folks so here we are another 24 hours later for your next update on the OG Kush seedlings. Now this 5th one still hasn't popped up above ground so I am losing faith in her, I don't think she is going to make it, seems like the seed is more of a dud. But anyways we've got four of them looking good and at this point what I'm waiting for is a root or two to pop out out of the bottom of these rockwool cubes. So you can see this lady has one going right there and the middle one here has yet to get one going but I checked earlier. And these other ones to have some going. This is a really small one and you can see it's barely peeking through there.And then let me get the last guy back here that's what the support, and you can see the one with the support is doing much better at this point. 



That first set of serrated fan leaves or it's just a one-finger serrated fan leave, they are looking really good and healthy and when I planted this one into the Solo cup with that fox farm ocean Forest. I am just going to bury the stem, probably just so that the last or top inch and a half is showing. So that way it has a little more support to be standing up with. So let's take a look at that root okay she has two of them going now. So by tomorrow this last one that doesn't have a real going should have won peeking out by then. And then by that point we will be doing the transplant into the Solo cups with soil. So we will be back in 24 hours to take a look at those roots and do that transplant.


 Alright so we are back here for the very next day and these ladies are ready to be planted into some Solo cups with soil. So first things first, let's take a quick look at our for OG Kush ladies. First of all this one right here was the one that I had that support on, the little paper clip which you can see right there and I took it off because she is now standing up on her own upright. And when I plant into this I woke up I am going to be sure to bend or burry that stem a little bit so that she has some extra support. For the one right here that's scratched and got a little leggy, I will be bearing that stem probably to about that level there. Just for extra support as well, and then these other two, will this one stretched a little bit as well but this guy did not. So I will be doing that for all of them except for the one right there.



Stop we've got the Solo Cup and what I've done to all four of my Solo cups is I've cut for holes out of the bottom and then clipped the sides all the way around so that is going to be good for drainage and letting those roots grow down and have a nice system early on. Show the very first step, oh I almost forgot, for the soil we are going to be using my trusty Fox Farm ocean Forest over here, that's what I like to use for all of my grows these days. As it is really easy to use and gives some really top shelf results. So now that we are ready, the first step that you are going to want to do is you are going to want to cut or remove the rapper that is around your rockwool Cube.


 Let me give you guys a nice little shot right here, so I'm just going to use my pair of Fiskar scissors. Be sure that they are cleaned, you do not want a dirty pair is that can mess up your plant. But anyways you will see I'm going to just cut right down the corner like so and remove the rapper. So now that that is done you want to take your Solo Cup and I'm going to fill it up to about right here, maybe, yes it's this is one of the ones that stretched I'm going to be doing it too right there. And you just want to make sure to fill it Loosely with soil into not pack it in there or anything like that because that will stop the roots from growing through. And when it is loose and makes it much easier.



So I'm just going to kind of scoop a bag, you're all show you, I've got the bag right there and I'm going to take my Solo cup and put it right in there. And I'm going to scoop it up a few times to break up the soil and loosen it, you just want to be loosening up the store a little bit so just kind of broken up in the area, you don't want it to just get it out of the bag I'll come packed and everything. And then you can shake the cup to let it settle to its level, and that's a little bit too much on the pour some of that out. Okay so that should be good right there. So we've got the soil in the Solo Cup, and now All you've got to do is put the rockwool cube right in the center middle area. You don't want to have it so the plant is growing off to the side.



Just plop it right in there and then all you got to do is fill up the rest of the cup with soil. So you want to be really careful you don't want to crush your Little Seedling of course, but you also want to make sure you are feeling in all of the Cracks around your come around the rockwool cube and said the Solo Cup. Because you will see those gaps won't feel super easy with soil so you want to make sure it gets in there and you don't have any gaps or air pockets in there. Alright so want to be able to like what I was saying in these areas, you want to make sure that there is soil in there, so very carefully what I do is put my finger on one corner so I can kind of tilt the rockwool cube that way. 



And then I lean the cup down towards the Gap that I'm going to fill. And you can kind of shake it like that to let it settle in. And now I'm just going to do that on the other side. Shake it, let it settle. And there you go that is pretty much it. Now I'm just going to fill up almost to the top of the cup, I don't want to bury the leaves of this plant or have it so they are sitting in the soil. Because that will cause issues with moisture and having them too wet. So that is your finished product right there, finally transplanted, so all I am going to do is give it a quick little watering of my plain water right here since we are in the soil we do not have to pH it. 



But if you are in Coco choir I recommend 5.8. And actually instead of pouring it, at this point I'm just going to give them a good misting because I make sure my soil stays pretty moist. So that is not going to be an issue. All right, so just give it a good misting, you want to make sure that it's going to have some water for that root to grow out and see you, those tap roots growing out of the bottom. so probably like 5 or 6, closer to 10 mistings and then there you have it. That is all finished.



We are now here over at the humidity down, and all four of those OG Kush ladies have now been planted into their Solo cups with the ocean forest soil. So they are still going to have the humidity Dome over them for now and I do have some water in the slats below. But the humidity Dome will have the vent completely open at this point and I am still going to be misting throughout the day. So you can see how I buried those longer stretched stems so that they are not so leggy and they are more standing upright and able to support themselves. So I am going to put the humidity Dome over them and give them a little misting again, and then we will be back here in 24 hours to see how they are doing after their first day in soil. Alright peace Growers!


Alright Growers so it has now been 24 hours of these OG Kush seedlings being in the ocean forest in the Solo cups. So we are now going to see them starting to take off in terms of vegetative growth. When they are in the rockwool cubes, they don't Focus as much on developing their fan leaves, they just get that first set going. And then mainly focus on root development, and the first two days, day and a half to two days in the Solo cups. Will be root development as well, but we can see that most of them have started their second set of fan leaves, this guy right here is a little further ahead. 


That second set is almost finished being developed. So I would say Over the next 24 hours they are going to really start taking off in terms of that vegetative development show vents are completely opened at this point on the Dome. And I am actually going to be starting to take the lid off a couple hours each day at this point. So today it will be off for 2 hours, tomorrow will be off for 4 and then we will continue increasing it until we move them over and Transplant them into the final pots in the big tent. Alright guys, so we will be back here in 24 hours for the next update, and until then Happy growing!


All right since we are back here again and these ladies are continuing to give a good amount of noticeable growth every day, so you can see they are those fan leaves are getting bigger by the day and they are getting new sets almost everyday. So they are really taking off and looking very good for OG Kush, so I'm very excited for that. And everyday we are just getting a little bit closer to being ready for that transplant. So I am going to still let them grow a few more sets of leaves as well as those roots out of the bottom. which I have not yet seen when I tilt the cup over, but yeah I am still missing them throughout the day. You can see there's still some water in the tray below and that's really it. So I will be back here in 24 hours for your next update.



Alright folks, so today is a very exciting day, now we are back here and the seedlings are all pretty much having roots coming out of the bottom. You can see this one's got a good-size root coming out. And the rest are doing the same, so what I will be doing today is doing the first nutrient feeding for these ladies and then what I will do tomorrow is transplant them out into the final pots in the Big 4 by 4 tent. So tomorrow and 24 hours these guys are going to be transplanted and we will be doing that video then, but for now I'm going to show you guys in the mix that I will be doing for their first nutrient feeding. Quick look, we've got some chemdog seedlings just popping up as well as some agent orange. 


So very excited for those, and the reason being for the reason why it is time to do that first nutrients feeding is first of all they've got about three to four sets of fan leaves each, and then you can see they are starting to lighten up a little bit and color right at the centers of those leaves. So that is a good sign that they are a little bit hungry for some nutrients, so let's take a look at what they will be getting today. So as I mentioned previously we are doing the fox farm Dirty Dozen for nutrients and her so what I will be doing is the seedlings and cuttings mix At 1/4 strength.


So per gallon of water that is going to be one and a half teaspoons of the Big Bloom, 1/4 teaspoon of the boomerang and then if you've got the holy mackerel you might as well just do an eighth of a teaspoon of that. Now I'm also going to be thrown in a quarter of a teaspoon of Cal Mag because I will be adding that to every nutrient feeding for this grow. I also suggest mixing up a gallon at a time in a regular bucket and then pouring it into your spray bottle so you can gently pour it out into the plants. 



That's how I will be watering today, and really you are only going to need enough to we really only need to water them until you get some run out of the bottom of the couch. So it's really probably only take a couple pores and then that will be it. So I'm going to go mix up and feed them that nutrient mix right now and then I will be back here in 24 hours for that transplant clip. Alright peace Growers!


Alright Growers, we are back to your two days later and it is officially time for the moment we have all been waiting for, and that is transplanting these ladies out into this main tent right here. So let me just give you guys a quick close up and look at how they have developed over the last couple of days after that nutrients feeding. Now you can see they're doing really well but they are definitely ready for a bigger pot so that those roots can have more space to grow in.


Leaves are looking really healthy, and you can see there are definitely a few different phenotypes going on here as this one right here has a lot more Indica traits than the rest of them, and I just wanted to give you guys a quick look at some of that root growth that we have going on out of the bottom of the cup. It is very cool looking and we've got roots coming out of all of them so that is a good reason as to why I am transplanting as well as you can see they've got enough foliage with about five sets of leaves and you can tell by the way the leaves are starting to grow up that they have outgrown the soil or the cups.



So before we start the transplant let me just give you guys a quick look at the setup now that I have it running. So of course we've got the for 5 gallon equivalent airpots I know I said 3 gallon before, but these are actually the yellow bottom so they are 5 gallon equivalent. And we are using the fox farm ocean forest soil. So once you have filled up the pots with soil, these are pots of course, you are going to want to shake them side-to-side with your hands, both hands works better. But you want to kind of get the soil into those crevasses form by the indentations otherwise it won't be filled and there will be air pockets. 


Now of course air pockets are good but not when you have just empty spaces where there could be soil. So fill them up all the way to the top, give them a good shaking which I have already done and you can see the soil has settled down a few inches. And then you can add some more soil on top of that. So you can see I've got the pots pretty much filled up all the way before the transplant and then of course I've got my two fans going. So I got one oscillating up there the larger fan, and then I've got this little guy for lower canopy growth. Up top for the lights we are going to be doing two of the 300 W Electric Sky LEDs. Right now I'm just got one of them going and it is raised all the way to the top of the 10th since these guys are still pretty young. We want to make sure that we don't shock them too much light.



Now for the CO2 canisters we've got one in each corner and I am going to be raising them up higher, but we won't be starting those until day one of vegetation which will actually be tomorrow after we have already transplanted these ladies. So in the day 1 of Week 1 video I will explain how to set these up and will give you more details there. Now I will also be cleaning up all of the soil in here that is on the ground once I am done with the transplant just so it is cleaned up. But obviously it is normal for a soil to come out of the pots like you are seeing here. For temperature you can see I've got it right at 75 degrees right now and once I've got a little but I will also have the AC unit going which is off right now.



Humidity is at 52 which is a little on the lower side but that's alright because we are still going to be misting the plants each day throughout the day. All right so we also have the carbon filter set up there but it is not yet running. Just because there isn't any older yet and once the plants get a little bit bigger and closer to flower I will turn it on. And then I just got the scrog net wrapped up there for now because we don't need to put it over the plans until they have some good size to them. So that is pretty much it for covering the setup we are going to be using again this is a 4 by 4X4 Tent. So now let me just set my camera over here and I will start transplanting the first seedling.


This is something you want to be very careful and cautious with during this process because these plants are still in a somewhat fragile state. Obviously you never want to be rough with the plants because any shock is no good, but especially during the seedling stage you want to be especially careful. So we are going to take this first OG Kush seedling right here and we will transplant her into this pot. So first step just going to take the name tag out of there and put it off to the side for now you don't need to put it in just yet. And I'm going to dig right in the center of the pot a little hole like this, where I am going to put the plants. So you may need to take a little soil out and that is fine, because we are obviously going to always replace it. 


And you want it to be so that the base of the plant where it meets the soil is right about level with the top of the pot. You don't want it below or too high above where there's like a man forming above the soil. So now that we've got our whole formed, we just want to gently squeeze all the way around the sides of the cup. Take your hand like this slide it under the leaves over the soil, and then gently turned her upside down and she will slide out with those roots as you can see now. Some will break off and that is fine because air pruning is very normal wear once they reach the oxygen they are no longer alive and kind of die and break off there. 



So if you do lose some roots not a problem, it's more this main area that you want to be really careful with. So got the roots out of the pot and now there you go, just bury her like that. Now this one is a little bit high like I was saying before where you don't want it too high.  This will be alright, we will fill it up as soil around there, but the rest I will make sure they are a little lower. Now I'm just going to use my hands to fill some soil in around the edges very gently. There you go and you don't need to pack the soil or anything like that because it will make it hard for the roots to grow through. So just gently place it on top and you are good to go. So now what we are going to do is give a quick misting as well as a very light watering. So let me give her a few spirits, and then this is just to get those roots to grow out from the soil that was in the Solo Cup to grow out into the soil that is in this new pot instead of just staying right in that little space. 



So that's all you got to give her right there, I'll mist her one more time. And again for temperature we are going to try and keep it as close to 75° Fahrenheit. You know around 74 to 78 during the day and then a few degrees lower during the night, then for humidity we are going to be looking for a round 60 to 65% for the vegetation stage which we are in right now. You can also, if your soil pretty dried out you can missed it like this to help even out moisture but this isn't very dry so we don’t have to worry about that. So I am now going to, that officially concludes the transplant for this first OG Kush seedling, so let me just get her tag in there. And now it is official. So I am going to transplant these three guys into their pots and then we will be back here to see what that looks like afterwards.



Now I just finished transplanting the last of the four OG Kush seedlings into their final pots. So you can see first of all I am keeping the plants not directly under the light but you can see I have kind of spread them out so they are in the corners of the tent which means they are more on the edge of the footprint of the light. The reason for that is because this is a lot stronger than the seedling light that I had over these previously so I want to give them a chance to adjust to the light without stressing them out. So keeping them on the edge of the footprint so they are not getting the full burden of the light, and that way they can grow up to it and get used to it and then I will slowly move them to directly under until they are bigger enough to have the second one turned on. 


So another thing is I will also be moving the AC unit just a little bit closer to this time so it can keep it cool in here and then finally I am keeping the plants on an 18 hours on 16 hours off each day light cycle. So I'm just going to give them a quick misting right now. let me just grab the old spray bottle, and again keeping temperature around 75 degrees Fahrenheit.  Making sure it doesn't get too hot or too humid in here as and then I'm going to be closing up the 10th and that will be it for this transplant. So I will be back here in 24 hours for the first day of week 1 of vegetation for these OG Kush plants. Alright peace Growers!



Alright GreenBox Growers, That officially concludes the germination and seedling phase for that OG Kush grow series. Now like I was saying before if you want to continue watching the step by step videos for growing these plants, all you have to do is visit the link on your screen right here and you can sign up for our premium content section. Which actually comes with A 2 week free trial. And that will give you access to not only this grow series but our entire video library.  



Now I will be back shortly with the next video in this grow series, and that will be in the premium content section of course and that videos not only going to cover day 1 of Week 1 of education but we are also going to set up those TNB Naturals CO2 canisters and get those going for the plants.  So that will be a very exciting video and as always, thank you guys for watching this week's video I hope you enjoyed it, and as always …


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Kicking off the NukeHeads Genetics Grow Series: Intro + Seedling Phase

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Kicking off the NukeHeads Genetics Grow Series: Intro + Seedling Phase

Fox Farm Dirty Dozen vs NukeHeads Flower Power


 
 
 

What up GreenBox Growers and welcome back to the most LIT Cannabis grow Channel on YouTube! Now today I am really stoked because I am officially starting off my next groceries. And it's going to be an indoor photoperiod series with all Indica dominant strains! now I will be doing some low-stress training or LST on those plants to get them nice and bushy, so we can get a nice Bountiful Harvest from each plant. And I'm only going to be using strains from the nuke heads package I received recently, and I will be doing a compare-and-contrast series with their nutrients as well as The foxfarm Dirty Dozen.

 So I will be growing three different strains from this pack, 2 seeds of each strain, and then one of each of those strains will be used with the Nuke Heads nutrients, and then the other from each train will be used with the dirty dozen. So that way we can see exactly how it affects the same string using the different nutrients lineups. So like I said earlier this video is the official introduction to the groceries, and I am also going to cover the entire germination and seedling process right up to that transplant into our final pots. So instead of doing a whole bunch of videos on that entire process, it's just going to be One video since you guys already know the drill for my other series. And then once we get to the official start of the vegetation stage, that is when I will start training the plants and going on with my weekly videos from there.

 Now before I get started I would like to mention that if you guys are struggling with growing your own plants at home, or just need help learning how to grow cannabis, feel free to check out the link Down Below in the description where you can visit our patreon page and you can sign up there for one-on-one grow guidance from myself. Where I will personally help you myself over the phone with any questions you may have about growing, and just with guiding you along during the whole process from seed to harvest. Also don't forget to check out our MERCH at greenboxgrown.com under the merch and smoke section, you can also pick up some smoke gear from there as well like bongs glass pipes and rolling papers and whatever else you may be looking for. And now that you guys know what we are doing and today's video, let's get started!

Alright folks here we are in my bedroom where I'm going to start my seeds off for these germination phase, and I've got my little mini seedling tent set up which is where I will be growing these guys until they are ready for the main pot that they are going in. Which will probably be a five gallon smart pot, haven't really decided for sure yet. Alright so the first thing you should know this is I've got the nutrients in here by nukeheads here on the left is the uranium veg and then for flower they have the plutonium bloom. So I will be using those for half the seeds like I was saying, and then the other half will be the fox farm Dirty Dozen. Now I've got my genetics here by nuke Heads, and I've got five strains but I will just be growing three of them for now. 

So you'll see I've got my little mini glasses setup for soaking them during germination, or to get them into germination. So I've got on the left the Grape Ape, then the Skittles, and then on the right some pineapple chunk. Now these are all Indica dominant strains which will be good because they will all prefer similar condition so we don't have any issues with that, and now all I'm going to be doing is putting the seats into their glasses and letting them soak for the next 15 hours before I put them into the moist paper towels where they will finish the germination face.

 So first I'm going to pop in we've got the Grape Ape right here and you just want to do it for 15 hours, the soaking process and you'll see at first the seeds might sit at the top of the glass but you can try pushing them down every couple of hours as that will help. But if they don't sink to the bottom before the 15 hours is up that is not a problem, so you will see one of them sunk right to the bottom there and one of them is just resting right on top. So that is the great vape and now I'm going to do the Skittles right here and I'm doing two of each like I said. One for each nutrient line up. And I will be putting these in rockwool cubes, that seems kind of stuck in there. There we go, I will be putting these in rockwool cubes once the route has come out and is about a half inch in length. And then once those are big enough I will put them into the Solo cups for a little while, while still keeping them in the humidity down.

 And then that's once they are big enough that's when I'll work them into the final pot inside of the main tent. alright so this is the Pineapple Chunk, the final two seeds going in. And another thing I would like to mention so I've been thinking about it and what I think I'm going to start using that smaller tent as my veg tent, the two by four, and then the bigger tent will be my flowering tent, which is the four by four. And so what that means is that bloom Beast will be used for the vegetation stage and I will be putting these guys in that 10 first, while the autoflowers Finish flowering inside of the big flowering tent. Now once those are harvested in the  nukehead seeds are big enough I will move those into the flowering tent, where I will probably still grow them in bed and do some train to them over the course of that period. But I will also flower them in there. 

So I've got all of my seeds soaking in the water, and I've got different cop so I can separate them and keep track of the different strains. And I will continue trying to push them down to the bottom of the glass over the next 15 hours and they will probably see well before that though. And then I will be back for the next shot which will be putting these guys into the most paper towel to soak. All right, peace guys!

Alright Growers we are here exactly 15 hours later and the seeds are ready to go into the  paper towel for the final germination stage. So I will be keeping them in for the time being while they germinate and for the germination seedling stage. And for this part of the germination, I will have each strain on their own plate so I can keep track of the strains. I've got this heat mat turned on right here so it will keep them warm, and then I will keep them in this tank closed up with the lights off. 

Because it is important that they have complete darkness, Morning. They have complete darkness but that's why the heat mat is on because they also need that warmth to germinate. So you don't want it to dry out the paper towel and you don't want that to happen because it is really bad. So always be checking on that every couple hours or so to make sure it is moist, and just make sure it is warm and not hot. Because you don't need it hot that will actually kill the seeds and you just want it to be warm as that will help with germination and will also help speed up the process. So what I'm going to do now is just separate the plates and then pour the seeds out onto each one. Aren't all right so I'm going to start with the Grape Ape here first, let me get my plate and move it over on the heat mat. And okay so that is the Grape Ape right there, bam just like that that is all you got to do. now you want the paper towel completely soaked and once the seat is in there you want to fold the paper towel over in half, so that it is completely covered up by a paper towel.

 It is also a good idea to try and not touch the seeds with your hands if possible, as you don't want to get any of those oils that are on your hands or skin onto the seeds as that can irritate them. Now I'm just going to wet this corner a little bit. Now you don't want them sitting in a puddle of water, so what I like to do is take the plates and then tilt it like that  just to let the excess run off. I will do that in the sink for now though because I obviously don't want it all in the tent, but just to show you guys just turn it on the side and let some dribble off. If it is pouring off then let it all run off and then turn it back up and leave it just like this. I'm going to show you guys want to have all the seeds on their plates, but just to show you I'm going to have the light off and I will have this door completely closed so they have complete darkness,  because that is important.

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 Alright guys so as you can see I've got all the seeds on their plates and they are separated of course by the different strains. So I've got the two Grape Apes, the two Skittles and then the two pineapple chunks. What's Gucci gang, I'm back here another day later cuz I'm actually going to show you guys how much the roots crew and just the 24 last 24 hours. And this is where that seedling heat mat comes in, really helps with speeding things up. Now here we go let's check out that Pineapple Chunk, and actually these paper towels are feeling pretty dry so I'm actually going to give them a quick moistening after this. All right so one of those routes as you can see right here is pretty much ready as you can see. It'll probably be ready by tomorrow for transplant into the rockwool cube.

So this other guy hasn't done anything just yet, hasn't cracked it looks like oh wait actually, no all right yeah so just that one of the pineapple chunk. And let's see how the other ones are doing. They all feel like they are needing a little bit more moisture so I'll be doing that right after I oh ya look at that. Both of them just about ready and again this is all just after not even a full 24 hours probably only been about 20 maybe 18, so both of these cracked Open and one is further  I had than the others, but not too much more to go. These will all probably be ready tomorrow to go in.

 Alright  GreenBox Growers, we are back here 24 hours later, and the seeds have ground tap roots that are either 1/2  inch in length or longer, so that means they are ready for transplant. So I've Got My Little Seedling tent set up here as you can see, for the seedling phase. I will be putting these guys into their rockwool cubes, you're going to need A little bowl of water PH at 5.8 for soaking rockwool cubes in. I've got my temperature and humidity gauge, my spray bottle, and then of course my humidity Dome with tray, I've got the seedling mat turned on underneath for helping with humidity. Got some of that water in the tray down below is that is important too. And I've got the light going just a little 45 watt LED, and then the fan just for circulation. That does help even though they are in the humidity Dome, I know it seems funny but just helps with circulating the air that is in the grow tent.

 So you will want to place the seeds Taproot down into the rockwool cube, and I am actually going to show you how to do that right now. So step one you are going to take your rockwool Cube, maybe it's a rapid Rooter but I'm using rockwool for this, and then you're going to soak it in that 5.8 pH water. And you're going to do that for about 10 seconds, and that is just so it can absorb and soak up that water. You are not going to squeeze it as that is really important, you don't want to damage the rockwool cube. Again, you can shake off some of the excess but you don't want to be super violent with it.

All right so, sometimes with the rockwool cubes also, the whole will be kind of closed up or not big enough, so you can use a pair of tweezers or something like that to open it up. And now I'm going to start with one of my Pineapple Chunk seeds. So got the tags ready and here you can see this is a good example of what a good healthy Tap root it is. I let that second one go a little too long as you can see, but this other one is looking really good.  So remember it is really key to be gentle and you are going to want to pick it up with your finger carefully and only touch the seed not the Taproot okay. 

So just put it right there and now you want to put a Tap Root down into that rockwool Cube that you just soaked. Be very gentle as sometimes with the longer routes you kind of have to push it down, but make sure it is in there below the surface. You don't want it poking up and then this is really important you want to close up that hole, so no light is getting in. I just passed that space together and you will see that will do the trick. There you go, so that is good Like that and then all you have to do is put it into the humidity Dome under the light. We are on 18 hours on of light and 6 hours off.  temperature you're wanting in the 75 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit and then humidity you want as high as possible so I'll probably have it in the 80% range maybe even higher.

 So I'm going to soak the rest of these rockwool cubes and then put the and then I will be right back to show you guys how that looks once I'm all done. Allright allright Growers, here we are after all of the seeds have been planted into those rockwool cubes and you can see I've got my temperature reader right here and it is at 72 degrees which is a good heat, the humidity is going to be much higher and the Heats going to be a little higher inside that Dome, but that's all right. And I've got them right under that light and you'll see I've got all six of them in there and they're all in the Rockwell key is really well. I've got them labeled by their strained and all those top holes are closed up. I will be missing the inside of the Dome and keeping these vents completely closed for now as I want the humidity to be high in there. And this will help them Sprout, so I will be back tomorrow and I'm hoping they will all be above ground by that point and so I will give you guys your next update then.

What's up Growers so here we are back a day and a half later, and about five of the six seeds have popped up above ground. There is still one of the grape Apes that hasn't done so just yet, so I'm going to show you that real quick. Let me just pull up the humidity Dome. You can't see it but the seat is just about to pop through the rock wall, so tomorrow both of these guys should be up through the rock wall, and all of these guys will probably be starting their first set of serrated fan leaves. Right now they just have those round cotyledon leaves. So, I'm going to give them a quick Misting, just make sure there's still a little bit of water in the tree below not too much, and just give them some Mist throughout the day and make sure they don't dry out. and that is really all you have to do and taking care of these seedlings!

What up Growers, we are here for the very next day and I am very excited to say that the seedlings are all ready to go into the Solo cups with some ocean forest soil. So first I will show you guys how they look today and some of them have kind of stretched a little bit. As you can see there, the Skittles got kind of tall, the Pineapple Chunk just medium height and then the grape ape are still pretty short. But they are all developing that first set of serrated leaves. I am going to do an example of planting into the Solo Cup for you guys and I will use one of the ones that you stretched really tall.

Cuz I got a little trick for you guys to show you how you can basically Bury that stem to show them that up and to allow it to strengthen and not lean so much. So that will allow it to grow faster because it won't be leaning and trying to strengthen its stem, and then it can focus on the vegetative growth. So first things first I've got my Solo Cup, and you will see here you want to cut holes in the bottom and slices around the Lower Side there like that. It's very important to have that drainage or else you're going to have water stuck at the bottom and your plants will essentially drown and die. So with most of them you want to put enough oil in so when it is set in it is just set under the brim with the Solo Cup so you can cover it with dirt and it's not buried below. With this one with the stretched stem, I'm going to leave out more soil so there is more room for it to sink and I can bury it further that way.

 So I've got about a third of the cup filled with soil and I'm going to grab the Skittles seedling hear that stretched. The other thing is I'm going to be keeping them afterwards in the humidity Dome still so they are not going to be going outside of here. And they can still stay inside of the seedling tent. They can stay in here for a good amount of time which is also nice about it. And then one other thing I almost forgot to tell you guys about before I do this, So in the beginning I mentioned how I'm going to be doing a comparison between the Nukeheads nutrient line and the fox farm Dirty Dozen nutrients. So I have one plant of each strain that we used for each nutrient line, and I marked that on their tags. 

So you can see that with the Skittles there's the FF and that just means I'm going to be using the Fox Farms Dirty Dozen on that guy. And then the Skittles right here you'll see it says n h and that just means nukeheads nutrients. So I'm going to do this first I need to cut the rapper that is around it you don't leave that on after this point, that is just for the seedling stage. So let's see if I can do this with one hand. Okay yeah so it is best to cut down in the corner there so you don't hit any of the roots that may have grown out from the cube you know sometimes they do grow out the bottom and then also out the sides. So remember the way you know that these guys are ready to be transported is that there is a root coming out of the bottom and you can see here there's two roots coming out. So let's just get that to focus. There you go yeah you can see two roots coming out there so it is ready, so I'm just going to take the wrapper off and then planted in the soil.

We will see if there is any roots coming out of the sides and it doesn't look like it with this one, all right so you want to make sure to put it in the cup of the very center of the cup and you want it to make sure that it is standing straight up. So this will be a good amount because I can bury the stem with soil. So alright let me do that and I will be right back. So here it is after I finished putting the soil on top. And you can see all the little Corners where there were gaps between the rockwool cube and Solo Cup I filled it up to the top and covered up a good amount of that stem. So you can see it is a lot shorter now and is standing straight up. You can kind of pack the soil sideways to get it to stand straight up that way.But just be very gentle as you don't want to stress that stem or Roots out at all.

 Once you have it this way, don't pack of the topsoil at all, you just want to kind of leave it gently on there, so the roots can easily grow out into the soil. And then it is all done being transplanted so all you got to do is take your label and put it into the soil carefully and put it around the edge and here and you are all set. So now that they're in the ocean forest soil, I'm just going to be using water that is pH at 6.3. So I've got a whole bottle mixed right here so I'm going to give them a little bit and then give them a misting. And at that point the transplant is completed.

All right guys here we are 24 hours later from the transplant into the Solo cups, and you can see they have grown a decent amount. Those first sets got a lot bigger from the fan leaves that is. And now they are working on their second set of fan leaves. They are also not leaving as much and are kind of looking like they're no longer about to topple over. Again misting them throughout the day and keeping humidity and temperature high. 78 degrees for temperature and then humidity is whatever it is with the Dome closed. Like I said yesterday I'm starting to open the vents now. So I haven't cracked yesterday and now I'm going to open them up a little further and I'll open them up about a quarter of the way let's say. And I'll do it for both of them. And that is pretty much it.

Alright guys we are back for the very next day here, and you can see first off that I lowered this 45 watt light slightly just a few inches. And when I have the humidity Dome it is about 3 in from the top of that. Now you can see that they are all growing their second set of fan leaves here. Some of them are further along as you can see actually this guy the Skittles Have bigger ones, their second set is bigger than the rest, and then the Grape Ape are the ones that have kind of the smallest second-set going with the Pineapple Chunk in the middle.

Alright guys we are exactly 24 hours later here and the seedlings are continuing to grow really well as I showed you yesterday. Just continuing with the misting, no need to water the soil just yet. Because that water in the tray below as well as the runoff from the mistings is enough, but once they are almost ready to transplant I will give them one last watering. So these plants are starting to grow really well. And since I already have the vents all the way open on the top of the Dome, what I'm going to do now is use a rockwool cube to kind of keep the Dome cracked open. And this is so I'm still just gradually lowering the humidity a little bit each day. So I'm going to take this rockwool Cube and just put it under here. And that way it just kind of cracks it and makes it so it lowers the humidity a little more without having to take the lid off. After having it like this for probably two days I will be taking the lid completely off. 

It has been 24 hours since I started using the rockwool cube to hold the Dome open, so now what I'm going to do is just go straight to the Dome being off. And I will probably not be putting that back on, you can't go with that off for like half of a day and then put it back on. And then go full day the next day, but  it's just going to be pretty much the same as taking off right now. So no more with the Dome, I will be continuing with the spray bottle though of plane pH water.

Alright guys we are back here for the very next day and you can see we've had some very nice growth since the last clip. And again I am going to be transplanting these guys into their final 3 gallon smart pots out in the garage, where that vegetative tent is, and I will be doing that today. All right guys now we are ready to head out into the garage where I will transplant the seedlings into their new home. So let's go check that out!

 Alright guys so now we are outside in the garage with the vegetation tent, and you'll see I've got my Limoncello Haze mother plant currently vegging in here as well. So I will be adding these guys in there with her as there is plenty of room for all 7 plants total. I brought the 525 watt Bloom beast in here with the veg dial dialed up to about 35% at this point. I might move that over more and then add in like a 300w LED just while these guys are still on the smaller side and still kind of in early veg.

Alright guys so now I'm going to demonstrate transplanting one of these guys into their smart pot, so let's get started with that. Alright guys so I've got my smart pot about three-quarters of the way filled up with the ocean forest. And now I'm going to take my little Skittles seedling right here and I'm going to place it right in the very center of the cup. And kind of just twist it a little bit to make a little bit of an imprint for where I will be planting this guy for when I take it out of the Solo Cup. So important not to push down too hard or Pack Soil below too tightly because that will make it hard for this new roots to grow into, but it is okay too lightly place it in like I have done here just so you can make a little and print that you can see. 

So once you've done that you can take your tag out and gently loosen up the soil around the edges by squeezing gently around the Sides of the Solo Cup. And then all you got to do is put your fingers over the top like this, gently turned her upside down, and the cup is just going to slide right out like so. Or the soil is at least. So you can see there is a good amount of root growth coming out of the bottom there and all around the sides, so all you got to do at this point now is placed her right and you can see the rockwool cube coming out of their little bit. That's kind of cool looking, but here I'm going to place it right in there. And now all you got to do is fill around the edges with soil.

 Alright folks there we have our first transplanted seedling, and Again that is the Skittles that will be receiving the nuke heads nutrients. And again these are the nuke head seeds as well, so it is going to be nice how their genetics work with their nutrients come as they are supposed to be a really good combination for getting monster sized buds. So got her transplanted and made sure she is standing straight up and is in the very center of the pot. And now I'm just going to give her a light watering around the edges with that new soil, so there is root growth going outwards away from that rockwool Cube. It doesn't have to be a heavy watering or anything like that, just enough to get the soil damp and then you want to give a little bit of a misting. 

And this water, and with this watering you don't need to get any runoff, it is just to get that soil damp. And you can even just mist it like so here. And that will help it kind of get those or getting those roots growing out and it's also going to help the soil kind of settle down. Alright guys so now I'm going to transplant the rest of these seedlings here into their smart pots, and I will have them all set up in here and I will be back for that one last final shot to show you what that looks like. Alright guys here's the shot to show you guys what it looks like after all those seedlings were transplanted. 

And you can see everything fits in there just perfectly, even with that mother plant it is a little bit of a tight squeeze, but they will only be, the ceilings are only going to be in there for another week and a half, so we will make it work for the time being. I've got this 300w Mars Hydro hanging above these guys just cuz the bloom Beast isn't covering all of them and I didn't want to leave them in the dark. So that is raised pretty high up there cuz we don't need to give them too much light at the moment, and I missed it all of the plants as well as give them that light watering and the new soil after transplant. So that it would help like I mentioned help the roots grow out into that new style. 

So I've got my fans going as well as the heater so I can keep the temperature and humidity in the range of 60 to 65% for humidity and then 72 to about 79 degrees Fahrenheit for temperature. So that is it for the transplant and I will be back for next week shortly where I will be doing that first nutrient feeding.

 Alright GreenBox Growers, that completes the seedling days as well as the introductory video to my nukeheads groceries. And I will be back shortly with that week 1 of vegetation video of these plants, where I will be showing you guys that first nutrient feeding. And that is where we will first start seeing the differences between the New Kids nutrient line up as well as that dirty dozen lineup buy Fox Farm. Now it's always if you guys enjoyed the video, please smash that thumbs-up button and don't forget to comment below with your feedback Or with suggestions for future videos you would like to see me do. Also feel free to subscribe to my channel And to turn on those notifications for updates on my latest grows. As always thank you guys for watching, and until next time…
 

Happy Growing!!!
Dylan @ GreenBox Grown

 

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