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when autoflower start to flower

As the name suggests, autoflowering strains don’t require a change in the light cycle to enter the flowering stage. Many growers choose to keep their autoflowers on a light schedule of 18 hours on and 6 hours off during the entire growing cycle. Other cultivators choose to keep their lights on around the clock in hopes of maximising photosynthesis and growth rate, however, this can get quite expensive.

Autoflowering strains typically move from seed to harvest in 8–10 weeks. However, some varieties can take up to 12 weeks to fully mature. Strains such as Bubble Kush Automatic and Quick One fall towards the faster end of the spectrum, whereas varieties like Royal Creamatic and Royal Haze Automatic take a few more weeks to ready their buds for harvest.


Autoflowering cannabis plants are hardy, fast, and easy to cultivate in confined spaces. What’s not to love? Learn how to grow them week by week below.

However, their yields aren’t as spectacular as those obtained from photoperiod giants, but, the trade-off for brevity makes the decision worthwhile for most growers.

After you’ve prepared the mix, add some Easy Boost Organic Nutrition to the blend. These pellets will slowly release adequate levels of nutrition into the soil, providing foundational elements and minerals for the entire growing cycle. Add some mycorrhiza to the soil to help your plants flourish later down the line. These symbiotic fungi will bind to the root system and help your plants uptake nutrients more effectively.

2: its not flowering but has pre- flowers . then its flowering .

1: its an auto . why distinguish between veg and the other one?


3: veg and ‘bloom’ are photo periodic terms used by ‘sewage bottlers’
and other carpet baggers to entice you to spend more,
as you will find less is best with all autos

I would run a 50/50 veg/bloom mix until it shows solidly in bloom. Basically just give it access to increased P and K with a bit reduced N. Then you can go solid bloom once the plant really gets into flower. It like most other plants will still use more N at the beginning of it’s life and more P and K at the end. I don’t see a need for a sudden transition, I just start adding more bloom and less veg as it proceeds into flower. This is assuming you are in something other than soil.

I just harvested 2 vision northern lights autos. They weren’t the fastest autos. Flowering didn’t start until at least weak 6, took about 11 weeks total.

During this stage, there will be no signs of flowers and this is also the ideal window to apply plant training to your autoflowering plants.

The trichomes produce and store all the sweet compounds you love so it’s essential you provide good conditions because the trichomes are volatile and can be degraded by physical contact, excessive heat, oxygen, and light.

2. The pre-flowering stage

If you’re new to growing autos, you may not know how these plants flower. Read along to know exactly what to look for, signs of pre-flowers, when the plants are in full bloom, and what to consider when growing autos.

Remember that you don’t need to follow this table but it may be of help, by knowing exactly what effect each state of the trichomes provide you can fine-tune your harvest when your plants will provide the desired effect, so for example, you don’t want a super-strong head rush, you can harvest when 50/50 of the trichomes are amber and cloudy, resulting ina more balanced effect.

Week 8 into flowering is the week before the last, your buds will be relatively denser and will give you an idea of how they will turn out after harvesting, another good way to know if your plant is flowering is when the calyxes become plump.