Partial harvest

Can I harvest just the large center bud leaving the smaller side buds to continue to mature under 12/12 lights or do I need to harvest the entire plant at once?
Da Alien,
Eureka, California

It is a good idea to harvest ripe buds from the plant while letting the other buds mature. This lowers the risk of theft somewhat and opens space and light for the remaining buds. Once the mature bud is removed, the plant seems to focus more energy on the remaining buds.

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