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Using Reefertilizer for Autoflowers: A Complete Guide


Feeding Your Autoflowers with Reefertilizer Nutrients

Autoflowering cannabis plants have a shorter growth cycle and smaller size compared to photoperiod strains. Therefore, they require fewer nutrients. For Reefertilizer, it is recommended to use a solution that is ¾ strength compared to the regular feeding chart.

How long does it take to grow autoflowers?

The vegetative period for autoflowers is around 3 weeks.
Their flowering period will last around 8 weeks.

Feeding Schedule for Autoflowering Cannabis

Reefertilizer provides a convenient feeding calculator that helps you determine the right amount of nutrients for your plants. Remember to saturate the soil around each plant with enough nutrient solution. In most cases, a plant in a 5-gallon planter will require 2-4 liters of water, depending on the soil and root space in the container.

To save you some time, we have included a screenshot of the Reefertilizer autoflowering feeding schedule below.

Let’s go over some parts of the chart to help you understand how to use the feeding calculator:

The chart has 3 adjustable options: # of Plants, Amount of Water per Plant, and Feeding Type.

  • The chart is set to 4L of solution per autoflower plant. You may adjust the amount according to your needs, but the ratio remains the same. 
  • You can split the weekly dose and feed your plants twice a week if desired.
  • If using a reservoir, you should approximate the PPM (parts per million) to match the values on the chart. 

FAQs about Using Reefertilizer with Autoflowers

What is the recommended strength of Reefertilizer for autoflowers?

It is recommended to use a solution that is ¾ strength compared to the regular feeding chart for autoflowers.

How long does it take to grow autoflowers?

The vegetative period for autoflowers is around 3 weeks, while the flowering period lasts around 8 weeks.

How do I determine the right amount of nutrient solution to use?

Reefertilizer provides a feeding calculator that helps you calculate the amount of nutrient solution based on the number of plants and the amount of water per plant. Ensure that the soil around each plant is saturated with enough solution.

Can I split the weekly dose and feed the plants twice a week?

Yes, you can split the weekly dose and feed your autoflower plants twice a week if desired.

What should I do if I use a reservoir?

If you use a reservoir, it is recommended to set the PPM (parts per million) to match the values on the feeding chart provided by Reefertilizer.

Dr. Jen Chalmers
Dr. Jen Chalmers
Dr. Jen Chalmers is an accomplished writer and cannabis enthusiast. With a Ph.D. in Botany and years of experience as a researcher, she brings a scientific perspective to her captivating articles on cannabis news, recipes, and the fascinating world of psychedelics.

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