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POGPHONIKA: That's how Cannabis grows on fog

After aeronics and acuponics, introduce the next generation of hydroponics: Fogponics - a fog-based habitat - will spoil the roots of cannabis with tiny, mineral-rich particles of minerals that will do just good for your plants. Especially good for making holes.

Many of the cannabis growers at some point feel some exhaustion from soil-based growth and are looking for innovative breeding methods that will be more interesting, if not more productive and more productive.

Use Hydroponic systems Has become more popular among Israeli growers over the last few years, thanks to the fact that this method enables faster growth compared to the traditional growth in the soil, without harming or even improving the quality of the final product.

Many original minds have worked over the years on the development of diverse hydroponic methods, each of which has advantages and disadvantages in various parameters. Until recently, one of the most recent breeding systems in the genre was European system:

An inside view of the sprayers in action
An inside view of the sprinklers in a European system in operation

In the European breeding method, sprinklers are installed in the root environment, which are timed to splash splinters of water into the roots of the plant. An interesting example of the European tumor technique can be seen in the corner "Flower neighborhoods" of September 2014, In which the documentation of a local tower that first experienced this method.

POGPHONIKA = EVERONIKA 2.0

A growing system based fog Takes the europeans to the next level and in fact produces the roots of the most airy environment available to the plant as of today.

Unlike the use of sprayers (found in a European system), here is a dedicated fog maker called Fogger. The pup's function is to "crush" water droplets into particles smaller than 5-30 microns, allowing the roots to absorb fluids more easily, quickly and with minimal effort.

Basic fogger
Fogger Basic and simple

Fog manufacturing devices have been used for years in industrial agriculture - mainly for increasing humidity or massive dispersion of pesticides - but a commercial growth of the "pogo-pong" method is not being used today, although quite a few home growers report impressive results.

Assembling the Pogpunika System:

Although the fog-growth method is considered one of the most advanced cultivation techniques, it is especially easy to assemble at home within a few minutes and a minimum of economic investment.

Ingredients:

  • A sealed vessel (with a lid) of at least 8-10 liters
  • 3-inch mesh pots
  • Drilled with 3
  • Pen or marker (for marking)
  • Fogger (Fogger)
  • Hydroponium - Hydroponic growth substrate
  • A young sapling

Preparation:

1. Mark the desired location of the plants

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2. Carefully drill the holes

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3. Place the pot pots in their designated position

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4. Put the fog in and place it in the center

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5. Fill the container with water (one third of the height)

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6. Place the seedlings in the mesh pots and fill them gently with hydrotone

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7. Turn on the mist - on the plate!

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A few days later:

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Important notes for fog growth:

  • As with any growth in a detached matrix, there is also a need for poppyonica Full feed Of fertilizers.
  • An increase in such a system may be particularly problematic and sensitive during the summer or in extreme heat conditions that may affect the temperature of the irrigation solution and the root environment.
  • There are towers that install a small fan to move the fog in the tank - many will argue that there is no need at all.
  • The irrigation solution must always be at least 2-3 cm above the fog height to ensure a constant output of fog.
  • Many misters (especially those not necessarily associated with hydroponics) come with small LED bulbs - be sure That they be turned off, Covered with adhesive tape or painted black.
  • Cheap fogging devices tend to spoil quickly when they come into contact with salt-rich water and fertilizer
  • The container where the plants sat must be opaque to the light
  • Just as aerononics or some other hydroponic systems require a bit of prior knowledge to achieve optimum results, this breeding technique is also recommended for experienced breeders.

An extensive video on the assembly and maintenance of a pogophonic system:

European cuttings

In recent years many growers have begun to use European / Pogponic systems mainly for the purpose Implantation of cuttings. Some companies have begun to market European "planting machines" through which a large quantity of cuttings can be planted in a relatively short time.

European implantation systems allow the gears to enjoy good moisture content due to the fine particles of the solution, and in many cases there is no need for a top cover as is customary in traditional rooting methods.

European root system
European implantation system

In addition, the constant search for the damp area at the bottom of the system encourages root growth and causes a very fast implantation rate - between 5 and 15 a day.

Notes on rooting in a European system:

  • Many growers leave the pump (and sprays) in a permanent operation for hours throughout the rooting period, but in many cases it is possible to "cut" by half and turn the sprinklers in half an hour on - half an hour off and still get excellent implantation rates.
  • There is no need to change the water during the rooting period of the cuttings.
  • Although most growers tend to maintain the pH balance of the irrigation solution, quite a few growers report 100 success even without this procedure.
  • Most of the faucet water in the country will be good enough for this technique - if your place has extremely hard water you should use reverse osmosis water. In any case, it is best to place the water in the room for several hours before use.
  • There is no need to combine fertilizers in the irrigation solution, but it is recommended to use the 4 rooting hormone.

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