Q&A with Jorge: Peak Harvest

Q&A with Jorge Peak Harvest I’ve been flowering a feminized White Widow from seed for six weeks. It’s supposed to be ready in eight weeks. How can I shorten this time? The pistils are turning brown, but the trichomes are young. I’ve harvested strains when the pistils turn brown. I plan to harvest one plant…

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…

The Strains of Tomorrow

by Jorge Cervantes Variety is the spice of life, they say. To this end, seed companies are perpetually developing new strains in their never-ending quest for the perfect bud. Looking for a new short-season strain, or are you ready to try your growing hand at a slow-maturing sativa variety? What are the hottest new strains…

Jorge Cervantes – Yellowing Leaves

Leaves turn yellow on cannabis plants for many different reasons. The most common reason is a lack of nitrogen. Older fan leaves often turn yellow when plants start flowering. Lack of nitrogen during flowering slows flowering and also may retard flowering. Jorge discusses different fertilizers and organic soil for the best results.