Would you like to go from seed to bud faster and less expensive? A quicker, space-sparing and practical approach to development is the no veg, seed to bloom, 12-12 light cycle strategy. Is 12/12 from seed justified, despite all the trouble? Is it a decent method to get enormous yields as fast as could reasonably be expected?
The answer is no; however, there is truth to the thought behind starting the blooming stage as quickly as time permits! At the point when changed marginally, a similar essential system will give you a lot greater yields while adding next to zero additional time before collect.
What is the 12/12 Cultivation System?
12-12 just alludes to the long periods of light and haziness; a cannabis plant is presented to 12 – 12 of each. Ordinarily, a cannabis plant is presented to an 18-6 light cycle. This tells the cannabis plant conditions are useful for development, and it centers around working upsize and foliage. At the point when the light cycle is changed to 12-12 (either normally or through human intercession), it tells the cannabis the seasons are changing, and the time has come to blossom. By compelling a 12-12 light period from the beginning, the cannabis plant goes straightforwardly into a blossoming, in an offer to imitate. You are basically fooling the plant into a deduction. The developing season is reaching a conclusion, so it needs to deliver blossoms as soon as possible.
For quite a long while, it has been doing an elective method for developing inside, setting aside time and cash on the power bill. It is a straightforward procedure that doesn’t require noteworthy additional endeavors, just a little better control of culture parameters.
We talk about the way of life at 12-12 from seed. Indoor crops are generally constantly offered four to about a month and a half of development to seed before changing their light cycle and pass them to blossom.
Developing 12-12 from seed isn’t just conceivable, yet in addition will spare us vitality, which converts into cost investment funds for our pockets.
The way of life procedure is indistinguishable, however, with a couple of minor alterations as definite underneath for anybody keen on evaluating this technique.
12/12: Its Method
Developing with a 12-12 photoperiod is an answer for space and asset issues. This strategy disposes of the vegetation period of development and powers the plant to go straight into blossom from a seedling. Yields are lower than that of a normally developed cannabis plant; however, results are acquired a lot quicker, with a couple of favorable circumstances.
Growing 12-12 is as basic as changing the planning on your light cycles, giving your plants equivalent measures of day and night directly from when they grow. The plants will appear to be unique to a cannabis plant that experiences vegetative development. Photosensitive hormones in cannabis make the most noteworthy point the largest cola. This technique is everything except it ensures just fundamental bud development on each little plant. Basically, you will grow a cola with a couple of short, matured side branches – with the plant fundamentally being a bud in itself. Make certain to stake your plants.
Everything to which you would focus on a typical development stays unaltered are still similarly as significant. pH and water quality, supplement blending, bug control, develop medium conditions, EC, and ppm all still assume their significant jobs in the wetness and weight of your completed item.
Developing along these lines still requires all the information that would be expected to blossom plants with some other strategy, and upkeep schedules still stay unaltered. After weakened supplements, while still youthful, treat your plants as you would during an ordinary bud cycle. Be that as it may flush more regularly, like clockwork probably, in order to maintain a strategic distance from salt development in the little pots.
The 12-12 lighting strategy makes the development cycle 7-9 weeks all in all, as opposed to any longer time required when giving plants a vegetative stage. For the space-obliged, and those ready to trial and give it prior, it very well may be a fantasy worked out as expected.
Finished with master practice and a willing strain of cannabis seeds, it isn’t obscure to create 1 gram of ganja for each watt of lighting. That is a noteworthy 250g in 7-9 weeks for a 250W light in a little organizer!
12/12: Choosing The Right Genetics
One of the requirements to develop with this strategy is choosing the correct hereditary qualities for indoor. This is habitually done by choosing at least one known strains or strains with favored hereditary qualities and afterward, growing a number of plants to discover which display the attributes generally attractive. These hereditary qualities ought to regularly yield in any event 1 gram for each watt every long stretch of blossom. The Indica assortments don’t develop quick and simply sprout to twofold their stature during blooming; they additionally don’t build up the root framework much like different assortments, so absolutely it’s not prescribed to be refined to 12-12 with Indica assortments.
Sativa or hybrid diversities are generally appropriate for this harvest. Their energy and developing root advancement during the entire culture make them a perfect contender for this assignment.
The way of life must be made beginning from seed or from cuttings since the cuttings need a time of adjustment and pre-blooming root advancement.
Plant attributes are commonly chosen for include:
- Generally, yield
- Time of enjoyment
- Protection from bugs
- Geometric attributes (consistency, smallness, blossom thickness, and so on.)
- The flavor and additionally fragrance
- Advance to an end purchaser (known as “pack offer”)
- Psychoactive characteristics
- Trichome thickness and type (stalked or sessile)
- Lights have full infiltration to the floor. Watch out for the dirt wetness as lights will dry the medium snappier than if secured by a shade
- This strategy is quick. 7-9 weeks all things considered
- Less dramatization cutting as there are far fewer sugar leaves to manage
- Plants are simpler to deal with for upkeep
- Can develop in minor zones
- Spare mileage on moving parts
However, there’s only one significant issue for 12/12 from seed cultivation system. It causes hindered development and little yields. The outcomes in yields that are frequently under 1 ounce for every plant, considerably under solid develop lights.
12/12: Start Your Own
Utilize a little parcel of your blossoming room (or a different bureau or grow box) for planting under two or three glaring lights. Start 19-22 days before you intend to reap. Utilize 9×9 cm or 10 x10 cm plastic compartments loaded up with soil, or use Rockwool starter attachments of 7.5×7.5 cm. On the off chance that you choose to utilize starter plugs, flush them well and include a minor piece of nourishment to the water. Spot the fittings together firmly and try to include a layer of 2 cm Hydrodensa or perlite underneath the starter attachments to avoid root harm. While sprouting in starter plugs, make a point to include 1-2 cm Hydro or developing soil over the seed.
To ensure you get even germination, absorb your seeds for 50 hours wet cotton fleece before putting them in compartments or starter plugs. At customary, ordinary indoor temperatures planting the seeds will develop inside 50-55 hours. Every one of the seeds, including the ones that have not so much opened, are then set in the following medium. Spot one seed in every compartment, ideally each at a similar profundity of 0.7 mm! Ensure you use Hydrodensa or an exceptional seed-starter blend containing some sand, or blend in any event 40% argil with the fertilized soil.
On the off chance that you avoid this progression, the seed coat (or testa) on a portion of your seedlings will adhere to the leaves and go along when the seedling grows. The plant won’t stay stocky and minimal as we need; however, it will begin to extend and become leggy in light of the fact that the little plant ‘thinks’ it is still underneath the dirt and keeps on extending looking for light.
On average, your plants will arrive at a tallness of around 75-80 cm. It might sound peculiar to develop plants under 12 hours, yet you will be flabbergasted. By adhering to 12 hours, the seedlings are compelled to very quickly pick sex with the goal that when you collect three weeks after the fact, your crisp women are prepared to consume the develop room since you have cut off the guys around day 16-18. So as to get enthusiastic plants, it’s significant to give your seedlings a great deal of splendid direct light from the earliest starting point. The fluorescents should be near the seedlings, only an inch over the foliage is perfect.
On the off chance that that in one way or another is incomprehensible at most two inches. The best fluorescents to utilize are Philips 33 Cool White! Keep away from Cool White Deluxe! Add a few Philips 830 to get enough of the red range. One red to each white is perfect. Lack of red light makes such a large number of guys develop. On the off chance that your store doesn’t convey Philips fluorescents, they typically have reference tables accessible that show the comparing shades of different brands.
There are a few haters of this technique; however, many love it. The individuals who despise it regularly have not really attempted it. It is tied in with giving it a go and seeing what works for you. Regardless of whether you rule against it in the wake of attempting it, everything extends your insight as a cultivator.