I have two gardens that are virtually identical. I am using the same strain in both gardens. I have two new problems in both gardens. The plants are turning hermaphroditic. I first noticed seeds at three weeks, but at the end of the cycle (five weeks later), they are the same size and immature. The other problem is that the buds are airy and dry out to nothing.
The plants continue to grow vegetatively throughout the whole flowering cycle. I have made sure that there is no light in the garden during the dark cycle.
The three symptoms you describe ? airy buds, hermaphroditism and continuing vegetative growth during the flowering cycle ? are typical of light pollution. Somehow light is reaching your plants occasionally during the dark period. Perhaps the lights were inadvertently turned on or the timer is malfunctioning.
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