Discussion in 'Outdoor Growing' started by poplars, Oct 6, 2012.
Ty, From Maine! I grow into November with sturdy top and strong plastic cover
I will be coming to you for pointers.
Guys I've got some frost what do I do....
I use a big squirrel fan...its an old cannibalized swamp cooler...built a stand for it...when frost is a threat, I plug it in and goto bed...moving air discourages frost from forming....helps that I live 200ft from a large lake....hth
Cannabis is very frost resistant. If it gets to 28 degrees HARVEST. It depends also what the weather that day will be sunny cloudy wet ect ect and the days following. Is she in pots? You can bring her in for a day or two and put her under t-5s until the weather gets nice again. Unless you live in Cali or the deep south i would harvest. But by the looks of her shes got a few weeks.
I grow in a greenhouse, so I was able to add a space heater, which works perfectly!
I noticed my plants really start to slow down in terms of bud growth, when it gets really cold. The leaves also tend to turn purple in my experience.
Here's a video of my setup with a heater:
I'm doing a Fall/Winter seed test down here in NW Florida. I've had a few frosts, and they are hanging in there so far. This is the 5th week of flower, so they don't have far to go. I will be putting out more plants for a Spring crop early in the new year.
new jersey was good and late this year with the first killing frost nov. 25ish it was over here.
pgsc went a while before it died
nice color too
I dealt with two nights of 25F back in January. Lost all 12 plants in my first round of the spring crop. I had three nights of frost last week, with lows of 33, 31 and 34F. I covered most everything. Some came through better than others.
Both of these plants are B&S X CP1, just a few yards away from each other in the patch.
Most of the rest were more like this Little Sister. They had a little burn on the upper buds.
I didn't take pics but had a strain of congo & bagseed gsc get wiped out by an early October frost that lasted 4-5 days including a snowfall. Very sad sight indeed. Will be trying again this year but I'm trying to find some fast finishing strains that aren't autos.
Check out Getaway Mountain Seeds. He is the best in the early/mold resistant game.
I just emailed him. Im going to give his a try because my weather can be so flaky from one day to the next. Im prob on the same Longitudinal line as him so hopefully it will make a difference.
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