Q&A with Jorge: Flowering Clones

Q&A with Jorge Flowering Clones Hi Jorge, Is it possible to take cuttings from a flowering plant, force it back into vegetative growth and use it as a mother? Will roots form? Should I clip off the flowers to prevent rot? Would the process resemble the regeneration of a flowering plant? Chris Via Internet Dear…

Q&A with Jorge: Super cropping

Q&A with Jorge Super cropping Hi Jorge, I don’t quite understand about super cropping. How does it work? I wanted to know the light poisoning technique for purely feminized seeds. When do I turn the light on in the middle of budding? How many day/weeks? Rio Hey Rio, Super cropping. That’s a great buzzword! Super…

Q&A with Jorge: Bubbling Issue

Q&A with Jorge Bubbling Issue I take issue with an answer you gave recently concerning whether or not to keep a plant’s roots submerged in aerated nutrient solution. Keeping the plant’s roots submerged in aerated solution is not only “technically” possible as you suggest; deep-water-culture systems promote healthy, explosive growth and yields, can cut down…

Q&A with Jorge: CFLs and Big Buds

Q&A with Jorge CFLs and Big Buds Dear Dave, This year I grew two plants in 11 liter containers, one sativa-dominant and the other indica-dominant under three 65w CFL lamps. The buds were nice and resinous, but the weight was low, about 30 percent less than if grown under a 600w HPS. CFL red and…

Q&A with Jorge: Electrical Use

Q&A with Jorge Electrical Use Hey Jorge, How much power does an indoor metal-halide (MH) light use? Will my electric company be able to track me down if I’m drawing too much juice? I tried growing once, but my landlord uprooted my shit after he found it while doing some maintenance in my apartment. He…