Q&A with Jorge: Hermaphrodites

Q&A with Jorge Hermaphrodites Hi Jorge, I have a few questions that I have not found an answer to as of yet. I am using fluorescent lights, and soil medium with organics. I had one hermaphrodite in my last crop. What will happen when hermaphrodite pollen fertilizes a pure female? Will the resulting seeds be…

Q&A with Jorge: USDA and Seeds

Q&A with Jorge USDA and Seeds I purchased 10 seeds last month. While I was waiting for my seeds, I set up my growroom—then I got my package, but no seeds. The USDA opened the envelope and destroyed them and put a USDA letter in their place. What can I do to stop that from…

Small plants can be cut at the base to harvest. Then individual branches can be removed to manicure buds.

Q&A with Jorge: Large Harvest

Q&A with Jorge Large Harvest Hey Jorge, I have a large plant that produced a massive harvest. I want to leave the trunk in the ground so that the plant can grow again next year. ‘What are the pros and cons? Darius The longer you leave plants in the ground the more prone they are…

Q&A with Jorge: HPS or Metal Halide?

Q&A with Jorge HPS or Metal Halide? Bro, I love your work—keep rollin’. Which are better for me, metal halide (MH) or high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights? My growing spaces are 2’ x 3’ x 6’ and 2’ x 4’ x 6’. Should I use a 250- or a 400-watt lamp? Please help. EZ Greens Dear…

Q&A with Jorge: Alaska!

Q&A with Jorge Alaska Hey Jorge, Has everyone forgotten about the last great state? I know that strains like our renowned Matanuska Thunder Fuck have showed up on the radar of grow gurus. I’ve been waiting for years for you guys to spotlight our great state. In my extensive travels I have never encountered the…

Q&A with Jorge: The Right Mother

Q&A with Jorge The Right Mother If I’m growing 50 to 100 seeds to find a viable mother plant, what traits should I look for in deciding on the best candidate? Johnny Cash Via Internet Dear Johnny, The more seeds you grow out to harvest, the better your chances of finding the mother plants you…

Q&A with Jorge: Beginner Seeds

Q&A with Jorge Beginner Seeds Hey Jorge, I want to start growing marijuana and start with the AeroFlo2 with 60 plants. I need to order some good seeds. ‘What -would be the best setup and best seed com¬pany and the best stain? Luke Hi Luke, The AeroFlo2 is an excellent investment. However, you are a…

Q&A with Jorge: Magnesium

Q&A with Jorge Magnesium Hi Jorge, I grow in soil with reverse osmosis (RO) water. This takes out the magnesium my plants need. How often should I add epsom salt to the water and how much per gallon. Happy guy Hi Happy guy, Reverse osmosis forces water through semi-permeable filters. The “clean” water has very…