If you need help with a sick weed plant, then this page is for you. Here you will find easily to follow, step by step guides to not only help you find out what’s wrong with your cannabis plant, but also how to fix the problem.
Correctly diagnosing a cannabis plant problem is the first step you have to take. This can be difficult for new growers, as you may not know what to look out for. At any point, if you think you need help, then sign up to our cannabis growing forum. Here, you can post a picture of your plant, with some information on the grow, and one of our members will be able to help you.
There are a few, common mistakes new growers make that cause problems with weed plants. As I have said before, guides will only teach you so much. You have to have hands on experience to learn all of the smaller details in growing. Everyone has had problems with their marijuana plants before, it happens to the best of us. This is how we learn lessons, and eventually figure out how to keep our cannabis plants healthy.
Common Cannabis Plant Problems
The majority of problems with cannabis plants will come from one thing, over feeding. A marijuana plant will not eat as much as you think. Nutrients for cannabis plants tend to be made for vegetables. Because of this, the instructions on the bottle, will usually be far too much feed for a weed plant.
Here are some guides to help you diagnose what’s wrong with your marijuana plant. The most important thing to do is not stress, and take your time to get the diagnosis right. If you need help with a sick weed plants diagnosis, then post in forum.
- Common Weed Plant Problems and How to Fix Them
In this guide we cover the most common problems to effect a cannabis plant. From over feeding, to over watering. Bugs, pests, and other problems. This guide will help you quickly diagnose what’s wrong with you weed plant, and how to fix it.
- Diagnose a Sick Weed Plant
Does your plant have yellow leaves? Maybe it is very dark green, or growing too tall? If you have no idea what is wrong with your plant, take a look at this guide. A correct diagnosis is 50% of the battle won.
- Fix a Cannabis Plant Problem in 7 Steps
When your plants have problems, things can quickly get stressful. I assure you, with the right help, and guidance, most issues can be fixed within a few days. Again, if you need some extra help with your sick weed plant, then ask in our weed growing forum.
Help With Deficiency in Weed Plants
When a cannabis plant isn’t eating right, in will start to show signs of deficiencies. There can be a number of reason why your plant can show signs of deficiency, it may not always be because of lack of food. Here is a selection of guides to help you diagnose deficiencies in a weed plant. These will not only help you fix a cannabis plant problem, but will also help you notice the signs of a deficiency setting in, before it becomes a problem.
- Cannabis Plant Deficiencies
Does your weed plant have yellow leaves? Maybe the leaves on your cannabis plant have black spots, or rusty patches. This guide will show you the most common cannabis plant deficiencies, what causes it, and how to fix it.
- Nitrogen Deficiency in Weed Plants
If your cannabis plants lower leaves are turning yellow, you may have a nitrogen deficiency. If you think nitrogen deficiency is the cause of the problem in your weed plant, then this guide will get you back on track.
- Phosphorus Deficiency in Weed Plants
Dark Patches on Yellow leaves is a classic sign of phosphorus deficiency in a cannabis plant. This needs to be fixed quickly, especially if your plant in flower. Find out how to fix a phosphorus deficiency here.
- Calcium Deficiency in a Weed Plant
If the leaves on your weed plant show rust spots, or twist and contort, they may have a calcium deficiency. Check out this guide to see if calcium deficiency is your problem. If you would like extra help, sign up to our cannabis growing forum. We will be happy to help you.
Fixing Overfed Weed Plants
Overfeeding cannabis plants is the main cause for problems. It always surprises new growers, just how little food a cannabis plant will live on. Less is more, and it is much easier to fix an under fed plant, than it is to fix and over fed one.
This guides will help you see if your weed plant has been overfed. If it has, then don’t worry, it can be fixed easily, and you can feed less in the future. You can find out what sort of feeding schedules other growers use in our diary section. Or ask for help in the forum on what nutrients you should use and how much.
- Too Much Nitrogen in a Weed Plant
If your plants leaves seem very dark, and are “clawing” then you probably have too much nitrogen in it. This is easily fixable, but should be fixed before flowering begins. Too much nitrogen in flower will make your buds less dense.
- Excess Phosphorus in Cannabis Plants
An excess level of phosphorus in your plant will look a lot like a cal/mag deficiency. Too much phosphorus can stop your plant from eating and looks like a deficiency. Check this guide for symptoms and how to fix it.
- Potassium Toxicity in Weed Plant
If the leaves of your weed plant have thin blades, and show “burn” in the leaf margins, you may have excess potassium in the medium. A flush and refeed is recommended, read this guide.
- Calcium Excess in Marijuana Plant
Calcium will cause a complete lock out of nutrients if there is too much in the medium. It will display as red or rusty spots on the leaves but also look like potassium, and Iron deficiencies. Correct diagnosis is key to fixing these problems.
Help with Bugs on a Sick Weed Plant
If you need help with a sick weed plant because you have found bugs in your grow room, these guides will help you. Just like any other cannabis plant problem, proper diagnosis is crucial to a quick recovery. The key to getting rid of bugs in the grow room is to first find out how they got it. Second, treat them effectively, and third, treat again a few days later.
- Treating Bugs on a Weed Plant
There are many different types of bugs that will get into your grow room if you give them a chance. The best way to get rid of them is by using some organic pesticides, that do not carry harmful chemicals. Read more about killing bugs on your cannabis plants here.
- Making your Own Pesticides at Home
You can deter bugs from the grow room by mixing some ingredients you can find at home. These homemade pesticides are less harmful to your plants and the environment. Try homemade pesticides first, before trying harsh chemicals.
- Killing Spider Mites on your Weed Grow
The most famous of bugs who love to eat cannabis. The spider mite can devastate a grow quickly. It is a good idea to be able to recognise the symptoms of spider mites, and what the bugs actually look like. A quick diagnosis and treatment is needed if you find spider mites in the grow room. Read this guide now.
- Flying Bugs in the Grow Room
If you have found flying insects in your grow tent, then they are probably fungus gnats. They may also be aphids, but in any case, they treatment is the same. Find out how to kill flying bugs in your grow room here.
Get Help for a Sick Weed Plant Now!
There are plenty of guides around Percys Grow Room that can help with a sick weed. But the best thing you can do for your grow in join our weed growers forum. We are happy to answer any questions you might have, no matter what your level of grow skill.
Do not rush into anything, the last thing you want to do is treat your plants incorrectly, and causing a bigger problem. If you’re unsure of anything, ask for help! That’s what we are here for.
Thanks for reading Percy Growers, I hope you fix your problem soon.