Seedling leaves curled downward

Is this normal for the leaves to be curling downward in this fashion? Is this a sign of too much watering?

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It’s likely to be new leaf weirdness, but do be careful about not overwatering.

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I kinda think I am over watering. I’m still learning, but read to water your seedling every two-three days. I water twice a day (but not enough to saturate soil). Is this too much watering?

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Imagine if you can how tiny the roots are at this point. Fine hairlike tubes that can only take so much at a time. Then remember that they also need oxygen. So if you give them too much water you drown them. Try cutting a plastic soda bottle in 1/2 making a dome and spray the inside of the dome with water and let the seedling give and take what it needs, when it’s dry spray again. After a few days remove it and water a few ml at at time out away from the center @2” circle making the roots seek and grow. Enjoy!

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Should I hold off from watering at this point though for a few days and then add the dome? @6stringT

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Add the dome and let it tell you how much water is in there. It will condense you will see in just a few hours.

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This is all I could find for a dome so hopefully this is good for now. Hopefully I can save and fix this issue!

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That’ll work short term. Clear is better of course. In the AM you should see condensed water in there and it will water itself around the perimeter.

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And, it’s common for the first few leaves to act like that. They look fine.

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I’ll still definitely do the humidity dome though. How long should I do the humidity dome for? Seems like it’s not too long till it’s in the veg stage?

Ya, a few days, depends on how fast it wants to go. You have other variables; light, temp, soil, that kind of thing. Hey if the leaves won’t fit then you’ve done it well cause the roots will be spreading along with the leaves.

I’ve really only been watering the soil when it feels dry on the surface and leave the middle dry. I was told in another post that the roots will seek out or follow where there is water or moisture. Other than that, I couldn’t think of anything else I did wrong for droopy leaves. Although as you mentioned, said it can be a normal thing.

Temp is kept anywhere between 72-77F and I keep its humidity between 65-70% as well. Seems to love where I have the light. This morning the small leaves in the middle were very tiny. Got home from work and they grew faster than I anticipated! Just an idea. First pic is this AM and second pic was when I got home from work. Think I’m doing something right :joy:

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They actually look great. The 1 thing I’ve learned about this wonder weed is : err on the hotter drier side avoid the reverse. RH in veg. can go up into the 70%s but in flower it should gradually taper from the 60%s - 40-50%. Right now I’m erring on the drier side running from 45 down to 30% and @75-85’F. Mostly in the 40+% RH range to avoid bud rot, which thing I hate like the devil himself.

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Wow so I’ve been reading that as the plant grows, there’s decrease in humidity? But do genetics play a role or is this pretty universal in general among cannabis plants (growing ILGM feminized Trainwreck). Assuming the veg stage needs lower humidity then the seedling. But does temperature stay mostly the same throughout its full grow cycle? Sorry to bother with so many questions! Would be great if I didn’t have to worry too much about temp.

As a general rule I understand in the temp and RH that you are comfortable in the plants are too. But bud rot is to be avoided and it seems to grow and spread best in cooler damper conditions. I’m on a low lying river basin where I can get a foot of water or more in my basement in a power outage so I stay a bit hyper-vigilant. I do think there are differing environmental tolerances strain to strain but I by no means am I the one to ask on that. You’re doin fine from what I see.

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Since I took your advice! It’s leaves propped up

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Great @An-Cap1776 , it looks like it’s praising God as all creation is meant to do.