Plant Problems Symptoms: Spots or markings

Problem: Leaves may become yellow in between the veins, with mottled brown spots on the affected leaves. These brown dead patches may spread and eventually kill the leaf. Leaves may also shred and fall apart. Overall growth of the marijuana plant may be stunted. With a manganese deficiency, the yellowing will begin at the base...
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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: 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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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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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: A boron deficiency in cannabis is relatively rare unless a plant is underwatered or in a really dry environment, and is usually accompanied by other types of nutrient or pH problems that appear as problems with the leaves. The first signs of a cannabis boron deficiency is abnormal or thick growth tips along with...
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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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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 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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