Sweet Gelato Auto® Grow Diary

Sweet Gelato Auto®
Grow diary with Sweet Gelato Auto® from Sweet Seeds®

Autoflowering version of Gelato (Sunset Sherbet x Girl Scout Cookies “Thin Mint”), one of the most famous and powerful American genetic lines. To introduce the autoflowering genes in our Sweet Gelato Auto® (SWS76) we used our Killer Kush Auto (SWS56).

The resulting hybrid is a sweet and fruity autoflowering strain with a strong Kush presence, producing dense buds and abundant amounts of big-sized trichomes.

Data Sheet:

  • Variety: SWS76
  • Indica: 44,2%
  • Sativa: 55%
  • Ruderalis: 0,8%
  • THC: 18-23%
  • CBD: 0,1%
  • Indoor Yield: 375-500 g/m2
  • Outdoor Yield: 50-175 g/plant
  • Indoor/Outdoor Harvest: 8 weeks from germination
  • Height: 60-100 cm

Grow parameters:

  • Type of growing: Indoor/Outdoor
  • Gardener: Barnamonkeyman
  • Technique used: Defoliation
  • Fertilizers: BAC, Plagron, Atami, Crop Top.
  • Number of plants: 1
  • Vegetative: 6 weeks
  • Flowering: 8 weeks
  • Total weeks from germination to harvest: 14

Week 1 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 60%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC

We start this grow operation featuring Sweet Gelato Auto® with a good dose of thrill and expectation. The seed is sprouted with the UFO method.

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Week 2 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 60%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 0,35L

The plant shows a very healthy vegetative growth.

At this moment the plant is indoors in a 80×80 closet with other plants. I have it exactly in the middle of the other plants, precisely under the 800w LED panel. So far, every watering has been performed with nothing else but osmotized water.

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Week 3 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 0,35L

Everything keeps going well. Good development indoors with the 800w LED panel.

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Week 4 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 0,35L

Still getting watered with osmotic tap water. The transplant to the final pot will be performed tomorrow and I’m going to use a 7 litre container.

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Week 5 – Growing

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Sweet Gelato Auto® is already in the final 7 litre pot and it was taken outdoors. The soil mix is composed of Light Mix (Atami) and 10% of Worm Humus.

The first time I watered the plant after the transplant I added a rooting stimulator, seaweed extract and flowering booster.

To prevent from possible pests that we usually get in outdoor grows, the plant was watered with Neem oil and Bacillus Thuringiensis.

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Week 6 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

After the plant was taken outdoors, the growth pace increased to a remarkably vigorous rhythm. The plant is also sprinkled with Neem oil and Bacillus Thuringiensis to prevent from pests.

At this point the plant shows no signs of flowering at all.

The plant has been watered with osmotized water and a few drops of lemon juice to lower the pH.

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Week 7 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Nutrients supplied:

  • 0,5 ml/l Green Sensation
  • 1 ml/l Top Bloom

My Sweet Gelato Auto® heights 70 cm and is starting to show the first signs of flowering.

The plant looks very healthy at this point.

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Week 8 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 18 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Nutrients supplied:

  • 0,5 ml/l Green Sensation
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Week 9 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 20 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6,4
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Nutrients supplied:

  • 1 ml/l Top Bloom

Sweet Gelato Auto® is growing and flowering at the same time, reaching to some impressive 95 cm in height. It has the shape of a Christmas tree.

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Week 10 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 20 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6,4
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Nutrients supplied:

  • 1 ml/l Top Bloom
  • 1 ml/l Organic PK Booster

This is fully flowering and now it’s the right moment to fatten up the buds and start cleaning the excessive fertilizers from the soil.

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Week 11 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 20 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6,4
  • Temperatura: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Nutrients supplied:

  • 1 ml/l Top Bloom
  • 1 ml/l Organic PK Booster

This strain is really very resistant. The plant overcame insect attacks while growing and flowering as a champion. Sweet Gelato Auto® is now in the final stage of flowering.

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Week 12 – Flowering

Grow parameters

  • Light: 20 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6,4
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Nutrients supplied:

  • 5 ml/l Ata Clean

At this point I kept cleaning the remaining traces of fertilizers from the soil. I have been watering for about 10 days with nothing else besides water, with a pH of 6,8 ~ 7,1 and en EC standing between 0,35 and 0,4.

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Week 13 – Flowering

Grow parameters:

  • Light: 20 hours
  • Air humidity: 50%
  • pH: 6,4
  • Temperature: 21ºC
  • Size of the pot: 7L

Growing this strain has been super easy. It is a very vigorous and resistant plant.

The plant reached to between 95 and 100 cm in height, featuring resinous and dense buds.

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Week 14 – Harvest

Sweet Gelato Auto® is a sweet and fruity plant with a good OG Kush presence that contributes with a different taste to the final organoleptic experience, thanks to the Girl Scout genetics. I would define this genetic as a great autoflowering strain.

The final results:

  • Number of plants harvested: 1
  • Taste: strong, mint and wood.
  • Dry weight: 133 grams.
  • Positive effects: euphoric, smiley and hungry.
  • Negative effects: dry mouth and dry eyes.
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