This is a Mac 1 SOG and House And Garden grow with their Aqua Flakes and some of their flower additives like Bud XL Top Booster and Top Shooter. These are really healthy looking plants but you should have seen them as clones.
These girls were looking pretty rough as young clones but after a couple of weeks of the Aqua Flakes and some badly needed calmag they turned right around. Here is what they looked like after transplanting into net pots filled with growstones.
They were rooted in small 2 inch pots filled with coco but they were not doing well which is why I decided to get them under my HLG lights and test the House and Garden Aqua Flakes.
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They were given some Roots Excelurator and it really helped them pop some nice roots. I found problems with my other nute line resulting in bad calcium uptake even though I was supplementing with calmag. But the House and Garden seemed to make these elements more available to the plants. They also got a foliar spray of New Millenium Lightning Start which also made a big difference.
Some people said I should trash them after posting a video of them on Instagram right after transplant but I knew they just needed some TLC. I am glad I did not listen to them! Because now they look like they are on track to be my best MAC 1 SOG to date.
MAC 1 ROCKING OUT DAY 30
Very happy with this grow and House And Garden nutrients. The plants are stacked better and the buds are larger than previous grows.
DAY 63 BUDS HAVE BLOWN UP
So this MAC 1 SOG is drawing to a close. The House and Garden nutrients worked really well. The Top Booster really blew up the bud size. I really have never seen results like that from any other product. Definitely the largest MAC buds I have ever grown.
The Top Shooter really works too. So they say it brings on a new flush of flowering and grows buds on top of your buds and it does that. But really what it does is promote foxtails. They are solid so it definitely increases final weight like they say. But I dont really like the way it made my buds look so I probably wont use it again on the MAC. It seems to be strain specific as I did not see it on my Platinum Candy.
People are asking for final weight and finished bud shots. I cant show that on YouTube without risking losing my channel but I can show them on here so stay tuned for that in a couple of weeks. Meanwhile here are some pics taken on day 63.
MAC 1 SOG HOUSE AND GARDEN GROW BUD SHOTS
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MAC 1 SOG HOUSE AND GARDEN GROW FINAL THOUGHTS
I was very happy with how the House And Garden Aqua Flakes worked. However the Top Shooter made the buds different. Growing buds on buds is a nice way of saying fox tailing. So while it did make the buds larger they were not as dense and seemed to have a bit less trichome coverage.
The MAC 1 is a very different plant and I did not notice this on my other strains. Still I probably wont use it again.