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OfflineJungleBoi
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Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco
    #34806 - 05/20/08 12:40 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Just transplanted this unsexed NL young'n from soil to straight coco. Will be feeding it with teas made from EWC, Espoma Bio-tone, and EJ Grow, Bloom, and Catalyst. The container is a 2.5 gallon Air-Pot. The purpose of the air-pot is for root air-pruning, creating a better root structure.







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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: JungleBoi]
    #34810 - 05/20/08 12:52 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

interesting, how do the airpots work, do thay have some kind of micro pores on the sides?


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: araucaria]
    #34821 - 05/20/08 01:10 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

they look home made, yes?


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco (moved) [Re: JungleBoi]
    #34836 - 05/20/08 01:34 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

This thread was moved from Marijuana Cultivation.

Reason:
Better suited for hydro


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: JungleBoi]
    #34849 - 05/20/08 02:19 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Those pots look cool as fuck. :lol:


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: Sirius]
    #35242 - 05/20/08 10:19 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

so yea, how do you make them and what's their benefits?


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: araucaria]
    #35646 - 05/21/08 06:49 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

They definitely don't look like a DIY pot. My guess is that they help with aerating the soil. :shrug:


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: Sirius]
    #35659 - 05/21/08 08:22 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

actually i think the purpose of them is to let the roots grow out the side, then you trim the roots down after it's grown through creating a tight rootball.

My guess anyways, i've never seen anyone use one.


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: coda]
    #35666 - 05/21/08 08:36 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Yeah, he mentioned root air-pruning. I think we're both right; this is what the website says:

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This root ball shows clearly the superior root system produced by a tree when grown in an Air-Pot. In addition to the lack of root circling, these roots get better aeration than those growing in standard nursery pots.




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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: Sirius]
    #35714 - 05/21/08 11:33 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

That is correct. There are alternatives to achieving this, such as the Smart Pot, peat pots, and chemical root pruning.


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: JungleBoi]
    #35717 - 05/21/08 11:43 AM (12 years, 5 months ago)

neat, i'll have to do some research on them.


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Re: Northern Lights in Air-Pot with straight Coco [Re: JungleBoi]
    #36840 - 05/22/08 05:01 PM (12 years, 5 months ago)

Very interesting please keep us updated!


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