I wanted to ask people for some advice. I have some concerns around what and how I am growing my seeds.
On 2023-05-06 I started the germination for 3 OG Kush and 2 Girl Scout Cookies. The germination period was a success (using Jiffys) and the five of them were transplanted to individual pots. I noticed that the stem of some of the them has grown significantly and without enough strength to keep the plant straight. Attached is a photo of one that is almost dead (if not already). The others are a bit better, but have been struggling as well
All of them are on exterior, with a lot of direct sunslight and being watered 2 times a day (not much water, I am just throwing enough to keep the soil wet througout the day given that it is ~30 degrees celsius during the day).
Also, on 2023-04-30 someone gifted me a Grease Monkey on its youth (~1 or 2 weeks), but has not seen much growth since I received it (that person has shown me photos of the ones she kept and they are twice the size!).
Probably I am making a newbie mistake, but not sure what it could be. Too much sunlight? Too much or not enough water?
I would make sure there is suffecient drainage holes in bottom of pot, try watering every other day when young then slowly let the pot dry out some before you water this makes the roots search for the water, bigger the roots bigger the fruits, I like to use fiber pots or plastic so I can lift and gauge how dry by the weight of the pot. It's weed and grows like it. Sometimes we do less trying to do more let her go a bit and as they get older let the leaves start to droop before you water. Good luck with it.
Also you said seed was already sprouted when you received was it sprouted inside or outside if inside next time keep in shade for a couple of days it will still get light but will harden to the great outdoors
The soil I am using is BioBizz All Mix. And the pots are the Fabric-based Smart Pots, so holes at the bottom should not be needed as far as I understand. I just buried the plants more as mentioned above. I discussed this with my friend, but she seems to be having some issues as well. The unusual thing I am noticing is that although most people are stating that the plants may be damping off, when I make a little hole to check how the soil is, it looks quite dry. I hope I can save this little ones, thanks for all your help!
I'm not familiar with Bio Bizz, but even small amounts of ferts can cause probs for seedlings. I give NO ferts till the seedlings have 3 sets of leaves. Walmart has this seedling soil which is pretty much pure ground up peat, no ferts. You need to post a pic of how they look now, after you worked on them. Damping off is a fungus that has already done it's damage. The green leaves look ok to me. Don't fuck with the plants too much ! If you're lucky they might all recover !!! He,he,he
i use jiffy 2 and u r not watering it wright u r drowning them but how waz your roots when u transplanted them i agree with chubby 100% no nutes at first JUST MYCOS !!! were your roots any thing like those b low ??? if not maybe i can help u out a little ......