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germinating rockwool to germinate weed seeds

I don’t know where the paper towel method started, I only know that it has been around far too long. I first learned of it over 30 years ago. It’s hogwash. does it work? Most of the time, but why risk handling a delicate seed and it’s new born tap root when you can simply place the seed in any moist medium and have it germinate? If the seed germinates in a paper towel, which surely can’t sustain the seed, won’t it surely germinate in moist rockwool?

seedlings in them you would not have to water for about a week maybe longer.

you dont use a humidity dome for starting seeds and second rockwool cubes will not dry out. they retain allot of water, and with

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seedlings in them you would not have to water for about a week maybe longer.

i have a Hydro set up also so i have been starting seedlings in rockwool for years.

germinate them them move them to the rock wool cubes

Hey i really do need a BEST advice how to start my uniq seeds in high success rate! Some of my seeds may be damaged over years, but i need to try to save them!

Step 3: Put the plugs into a square box or tray and cover with a plastic dome. This ensures a high humidity environment, which increases germination success, and helps seedlings along after germination.

Rockwool Cubes are designed to maintain the correct water to air ratio and squeezing them may damage their structure. Some of the marijuana forums advocate doing everything from squeezing them completely dry, all the way to flinging them around like paintbrushes in order to get excess water out. None of that is necessary, leave it as it is. It will stay moist for several days without needing to be watered this way as well.

Do not add any nutrients to your Rockwool Cubes. The one on the left got nutrients, the other two did not.

How To Germinate With Plugs:

Peat plugs are an organic option, and sometimes contain a small starter nutrient charge which helps young seedlings after germination.

This will essentially starve and kill your seedling.

Not all of these methods have the same success rate, and your precious cannabis seeds are expensive to buy.

Now that we have the Ph adjusted water, it’s time to stabilize and hydrate the Rockwool cubes in it. Insert the Rockwool Cubes into your container and let them soak for roughly 1 hour. Once the hour is up, the cubes will be big and fat with water. Take them out of the bowl of water and put them somewhere you don’t mind getting a little wet. Save the remaining water for step 3.