Plant Problems Symptoms: Shiny or smooth

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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Problem: A cannabis copper deficiency appears with leaf symptoms such as dark leaves that take on blue or even purple undertones. The tips and edges of leaves turn pale yellow or white in stark contrast to the rest of the leaves which have turned dark. In flowering it's important to correct a cannabis copper deficiency as...
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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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Problem: A cannabis phosphorus deficiency generally appears on leaves from the lower/older parts of the plant. The lower leaves may turn dark green or yellow, and start getting spots or big splotches that look brown, bronze or even a little blue. The leaves may thicken and curl, and the affected leaves feel stiff. Sometimes the stems of the plant turn bright red or...
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by Nebula Haze Broad mites and hemp russet mites on your cannabis leaves are so tiny they are practically impossible to spot with the naked eye, and still very difficult to see under a microscope. Broad mites are more common than hemp russet mites but the symptoms and treatment are pretty much the same for both....
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by Nebula Haze Slugs or Snails Attacking Your Cannabis Plants? Get Rid of Them Quick! Ewwww slugs and snails are eating the leaves and buds of my cannabis plants!!!! Although not the most common cannabis pest, slugs and snails are unwelcome visitors when they do show up! Sure signs of snail or slug damage include a trail...
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by Nebula Haze What Does Cannabis Thrip Damage Look Like? Thrips are small, fast-moving insects and can come in many forms, from pale wormy looking things to dark or golden winged insects, depending on the stage of life and where you live. They pierce cannabis leaves with their mouths and suck out all the good stuff,...
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