This is a classic case of damping-off. The stem stayed too wet below the soil line and just above the medium you can see the evidence of the disease.

Q&A with Jorge: Rot at Soil Line

Q&A with Jorge Rot at Soil Line [one_half]Hi Jorge, My young seedlings (Blue Mystic and Mystery Seeds from Nirvana) have been disappearing at the lower stalks, right where they enter the soil, collapsing, and dying. I am growing in coco with per lite and vermiculite and feeding with Neptune’s Harvest fish/seaweed (2-3-1), under 100 watts…

Q&A with Jorge: Fluorescent Light

Q&A with Jorge Fluorescent Light Hi Jorge, Is it possible to grow good yielding plants under fluorescent bulbs? Anonymous Hi Anonymous,  Use fluorescent T-8 or 65-95w Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) available at Home Depot at a good price for flowering. Keep the lamps close (2-4 inches – 5-10 cm) from the tops of plants for…

Mexican Grow Report 2008

by Jorge Cervantes American and Canadian strains are very big – Love Potion, Kush, Blueberry, Purple strains AKA the Purps, are all more common in Mexico. Gone are the days of smoking only Popo Blue, Punta Rojo, Alcapulco Gold, etc. Now you can find almost anything that won a High Times Cannabis Cup. Mexico is…