Plant Problems Symptoms: Curling or clawing

by Nebula Haze What Causes Plants to Grow Smooth Leaves? What does it mean to accidentally "re-veg" a cannabis plant? "Re-veg" is short for "re-vegetation" and refers to what happens if a flowering plant stops flowering and re-enters the vegetative stage. For photoperiod cannabis strains (which is the majority of strains), a plant needs long...
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by Nebula Haze Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) is a virus that is commonly found in tobacco plants which causes splotchy or twisted leaves, strange mottling symptoms (a "mosaic"), slowed growth, and reduced yields. Mosaic virus has spread to several other species of plants, and although we don't know for certain, there is evidence from many growers that cannabis...
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Problem: If your plant is drooping, then it's usually a sign of either over or under-watering. Cannabis Underwatering Symptoms drooping (plants often get better after being watered) leaves often seem "papery" and thin because they don't have any water inside them. (This is opposed to overwatering where the leaves often feel bloated and "fat" from all the water...
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by Nebula Haze Do Your Marijuana Leaves Have Nutrient Burn? Quick Summary: Nutrient burn is one of the most common beginner cannabis growing problems. The yellow or brown leaf tips are caused by too-high levels of nutrients accumulating in the leaves. (Nutrient burn is often called "Nute Burn" in the cannabis growing community). When the roots take in more nutrients...
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by Sirius Fourside Table of Contents Introduction to Root Rot (With Tons of Pictures!) What Triggers Root Rot? Solution: Get Rid of Root Rot Forever! Cannabis Root Rot - Slimy, brown, twisted or unhealthy roots are caused by unwanted pathogens in your hydroponic tank! The marijuana plant on the left is healthy, and the plant on...
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Problem: Dark green leaves, shiny leaves, clawing, weak stems, and overall slow growth. Marijuana leaves that are nitrogen toxic often get "The Claw" or talon-like leaves that are bent at the ends. They also do an odd curving (or cupping) that is often mistaken for overwatering, but is unique to nitrogen toxicity. You can see a "clawing" leaf pictured...
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by Nebula Haze What Does a Cannabis Potassium Deficiency Look Like? Leaf Problem / Symptoms: With a marijuana potassium deficiency, you'll generally see symptoms on older leaves, but not always. Sometimes you'll see the symptoms at the top of the plant. Leaves with a potassium deficiency get yellow, brown, or burnt edges and tips. The burnt edges...
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Problem: Your cannabis plant can only withstand a certain amount of heat and light. After a certain point, your cannabis will start exhibiting signs of stress on the leaves near the sources of light and/or heat. Your leaves will get yellow or brown brown spotting and may appear generally burnt in places when there's too...
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by Nebula Haze Problem: After watering, your plants start drooping. Usually the droopy leaves will feel firm and appear curled down (the whole leaf will be curled, not just the tips, which is often a sign of nitrogen toxicity). With overwatered cannabis plants, you may also notice Chlorosis (leaf yellowing that is similar to a nitrogen deficiency)....
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Problem: Your cannabis plant can only withstand a certain amount of light. After a certain point, your cannabis will start turning yellow or otherwise exhibit signs of stress on the leaves near the sources of light and/or heat. How far away do I keep grow lights from my plants? Light burn usually causes yellow leaves at the...
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