Stunted seedling

I am hitting 2 weeks tomorrow on this seedling and it has not changed and has only one set of leaves. Is the growth stunted?

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What’s the temps and RH and are keeping these under a dome? Seedlings require very little water but a lot of RH 65-70% and misting the inside of a clear solo cup placed over the seedlings help with this. They’ll absorb the moisture through the leaves while their putting down roots and about a shit glass of water every 2-3 days :love_you_gesture: temps around 78-84

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Looks good. She’s growing. It’s about 98% underground right now.

It’s about 75 degrees. I figured it was too late for the solo cup. Just trying to give it lots of light.

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When do you think it will start to vegetate?

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I suspect overwatering. Seedlings hate wet feet and it will substantially slow growth. She looks healthy and may just be laying roots down, but think about your watering practices. A seedling that size only needs a couple ml of water per day, and if using a dome watering the grow medium isn’t necessary at all. She should take off when her roots are happy.

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They’ll still get plenty of light with a clear solo cup. I transplant at day 14 above ground if they’re healthy and day 15 is day 1 of veg :love_you_gesture:

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Less water more root reaching. So when the roots are established she will continue her upward journey. Patience! The first few weeks and the last few weeks seem excruciatingly slow. The next couple weeks will amaze you.

Sort of. Cannabis roots use a lot of oxygen and it’s hard for the plant’s roots to extract oxygen from the soil if the grow medium is overly wet. As you go forward, be sure to give the plant’s soil wet/dry cycles for optimal root health.

Awesome. Start a journal here and we’ll help you along the way.

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Thanks everyone!

I’ll leave soil talk to the dirt farmers. I let mine reach down through the rocks for a few inches and then I drown them. Hydro DWC. Most of the root ball stays wet, but a large portion of it goes thru wet/dry cycles as the water level drops and is refilled.

A few weeks from now you will look back and ask yourself ’when did this green happen”

I had a toothpick stuck in the soil for comparison.
I was in checking and trimming and saw it still stuck there beside a giant thumb sized trunk and just chuckled

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My bet is that @OGIncognito meant a shot glass, not a :poop: glass. :grin:

Looks like others have you well-covered for answers. :+1:

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:joy::joy: yep :love_you_gesture:

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Welcome. There alot of good caring peeps on this forum willing to lend their experiences. What has been said here already is sound advice. Good luck :v::green_heart::potted_plant::dash::fire:

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If it’s taken 2 weeks to get there that’s very normal. Someone else said it but they pause a bit at this stage up top to grow those roots. Looks healthy to me. Patience grass hopper

It’s not uncommon for seedlings to grow at different rates, so seeing only one set of leaves at two weeks may not necessarily indicate stunted growth. However, there are several factors that can affect the growth rate of a seedling, such as:

  1. Light: Seedlings require adequate light to grow. If the light source is too weak or too far away from the plant, it can result in slow growth.
  2. Nutrients: Seedlings require a small amount of nutrients, especially nitrogen, to grow healthy leaves. If the soil lacks nutrients, it can slow down the growth rate.
  3. Temperature: Seedlings grow best in warm temperatures between 70-80°F (21-27°C). If the temperature is too low or too high, it can affect growth.
  4. Watering: Overwatering or underwatering can also slow down the growth rate of seedlings.

If you suspect that the growth rate of your seedling is slow, you can try adjusting the conditions and monitoring the plant’s response. Ensure that the plant is getting enough light, water, and nutrients, and that the temperature is within the ideal range. If the plant still does not show signs of growth after a few more days, it may be stunted, and you may need to take corrective action or start again with a new seedling. Good Luck Peace out

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