Crystal Candy XL Auto® Grow Diary

Crystal Candy XL Auto®
Crystal Candy XL Auto®
Grow Diary

Crystal Candy XL Auto® is an autoflowering strain. It is the result of a rigorous cross-breeding of tall specimens from our Crystal Candy Auto® (SWS61)

The seeds sprout very fast and the plant develops vigorously, reaching more than 1 meter in height and producing beautiful large flowers filled with resin.

This strain is famous for its sweet and fruity aromas, which are the result of the research and work of our R&D department.

Ficha Técnica:

  • Variety: SWS87
  • Índica: 60%
  • Sativa: 38,4%
  • Ruderalis: 1,6%
  • THC: 14-19%
  • CBD: 0,1%
  • Indoor Yield: 425-650 g/m2
  • Outdoor Yield: 60-300 g/plant
  • Indoor/Outdoor Harvest: 8 weeks from germination
  • Height: 90-140 cm

Grow parameters:

  • Type of growing: Indoor
  • Gardener: Greentest
  • Technique used: SoG, main-lining
  • Medium: Hydroponics
  • Fertilizers: Botanicare, Lighthouse
  • Number of plants: 1
  • Vegetative: 3 weeks
  • Flowering: 5 weeks
  • Total from germination to harvest: 8 weeks

Week 1 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 20 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 60%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 5 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 1 ml/l Kind Base
  • 1 ml/l Kind Grow
  • 0,5 ml/l Rhizo Blast
  • 0,25 ml/l Pure Blend Tea
  • 1 ml/l Silica Blast
  • 0,7 ml/l Cal-Mag Plus
  • 0,7 ml/l Liquid Karma
  • 0,5 ml/l Hydroguard

Germination was perfect. With Sweet Seeds® I never had problems and this time the results were excellent as usual.

I decided to use a 11 litre Root pot. It has allowed for outstanding results as the roots developed really well.

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Week 2 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 20 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 60%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 15 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 0,5 ml/l Pure Blend Tea
  • 1 ml/l Silica Blast
  • 0,7 ml/l Cal-Mag Plus
  • 0,7ml/l Liquid Karma
  • 0,5 ml/l Hydroguard
  • 1,5 ml/l Kind Base
  • 2 ml/l Kind Grow
  • 0,5 ml/l Rhizo Blast

My Crystal Candy XL Auto® is doing great. The plant is developing very well and I’m sure it will turn into XL size around week 8 or 9 from germination, as stated in the seed bank’s catalog.

In regards to the waterings, I alternate between watering with fertilizers and watering only with Hydroguar and Rhizo Blas.

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Week 3 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 20 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 60%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 24 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 2 ml/l Kind Base
  • 2.5 ml/l Kind Grow
  • 0,5 ml/l Rhizo Blast
  • 0,5 ml/l Pure Blend Tea
  • 1 ml/l Silica Blast
  • 0,7 ml/l Liquid Karma
  • 0,5 ml/l Hydroguard
  • 0,7 ml/l Cal-Mag Plus

Crystal Candy XL Auto® keeps growing at an incredible pace. It is creating a very good structure for a good flowering stage.

I keep alternating the waterings with nutrients and without nutrients.

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Week 4 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 20 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 60%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 52 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 3 ml/l Kind Base
  • 3 ml/l Kind Bloom
  • 0,5 ml/l Rhizo Blast
  • 0,5 ml/l Pure Blend Tea
  • 1 ml/l Silica Blast
  • 0,7 ml/l Liquid Karma
  • 0,5 ml/l Hydroguard
  • 0,7 ml/l Cal-Mag Plus

By the first week of flowering the plant keeps growing very fast. I keep using fertilizers to help with the final efforts of the plant for a good stretch and later I will start with the flowering nutrients.

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Week 5 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 23 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 60%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 70 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 3 ml/l Kind Base
  • 2,5 ml/l Kind Bloom
  • 0,5 ml/l Rhizo Blast
  • 1,2 ml/l Pure Blend Tea
  • 1 ml/l Silica Blast
  • 0,7 ml/l Liquid Karma
  • 0,5 ml/l Hydroguard
  • 0,7 ml/l Cal-Mag Plus

Crystal Candy XL Auto® is growing at high speed. The plant is full of flowers and the flowers are completely covered in resin, spreading sweet and fruity fragrances through the air.

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Week 6 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 20 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 75 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 2,5 ml/l Kind Base
  • 4 ml/l Kind Bloom
  • 0,5 ml/l Rhizo Blast
  • 1,2 ml/l Pure Blend Tea
  • 1 ml/l Silica Blast
  • 0,7 ml/l Liquid Karma
  • 0,5 ml/l Hydroguard
  • 0,7 ml/l Cal-Mag Plus

As time goes by I just get more and more impressed with this strain. The plant grows with no problems whatsoever, at high speed. Flowering development is also great. This strain is authentically marvellous.

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Week 7 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 20 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 75 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 2,5 ml/l Kind Base
  • 4 ml/l Kind Bloom
  • 0,5 ml/l Rhizo Blast
  • 1,2 ml/l Pure Blend Tea
  • 1 ml/l Silica Blast
  • 0,7 ml/l Liquid Karma
  • 1 ml/l Hydroguard
  • 0,7 ml/l Cal-Mag Plus

I’m very happy with this strain. It is turning out to be a very satisfying grow operation, as pleasant as my experience with its photoperiod-dependent version.

In regards to the fertilizers, I raised the amount of Hydroguard to help the plant in assimilating the other nutrients while leaving it clean.

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Week 8 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: HID / 630W 20 horas
  • Temperature: 25Cº
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • Size of the pot: 11 L
  • Height: 75 cm
  • Ph: 6.2

Nutrients supplied:

  • 1 ml/l Hydroguard

By the last week I couldn’t be happier. The flowers have swollen and started to become full of resin. They deliver deliciously sweet and fruity aromas.

I stoped using all the fertilizers and only watered the plant with Hydroguar to help in the assimilation of the nutrients that could still be present in the soil.

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Week 9 – Harvest

Growing Crystal Candy XL Auto® was a great experience. I was very pleasantly surprised by its growth speed and the yield I harvested in such a short period of time. The flowers developed very well, with copious amounts of sticky trichomes. A delicious strain that is very easy to grow and that I will grow again for sure.

The final result:

  • Number of plants harvested: 1
  • Taste: caramel, fruity, sweet
  • Dry weight: 52.5 grams
  • Positive effects: cheerful, happy, hungry
  • Negative effects: dry mouth
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