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    Gday cobbers

    As the title says, I'm about to embark on my first ever breeding attempt.
    I have a male th seeds Mendocino madness, which I have separated from the rest of my plants. The male was a free reg seed from attitude. Currently in my flower room I have tangilope, cheese and what may be stardog. Can't quite tell yet, it was a gifted cutting. Beautiful plant though, great structure and the stink from stem rubbing is tremendous.
    When the males pollen sacks are developed and ripe I'm gonna harvest and bag the pollen and pollinate one branch on each of the strains.

    It will be fun seeing what I get, could have a good new pheno hiding in there somewhere.

    How long do you wise ones think I have until pollen is ready to harvest? They are 3 weeks into 12 12 now

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    Quote Originally Posted by prime View Post
    Gday cobbers

    As the title says, I'm about to embark on my first ever breeding attempt.
    I have a male th seeds Mendocino madness, which I have separated from the rest of my plants. The male was a free reg seed from attitude. Currently in my flower room I have tangilope, cheese and what may be stardog. Can't quite tell yet, it was a gifted cutting. Beautiful plant though, great structure and the stink from stem rubbing is tremendous.
    When the males pollen sacks are developed and ripe I'm gonna harvest and bag the pollen and pollinate one branch on each of the strains.

    It will be fun seeing what I get, could have a good new pheno hiding in there somewhere.

    How long do you wise ones think I have until pollen is ready to harvest? They are 3 weeks into 12 12 now

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    Nice one prime, I won't be able to help you with your question but good luck with your first breeding attempt, I hope you get some winners!

    Would love to follow this if you update the thread on your progress

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    I've never had any luck on storing pollen but many here do it much better than I have ever done
    “Faith moves mountains, but only knowledge moves them to the right place...”

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    thanks ice, ill keep post updated for sure
    i think i will only need to store it for a week or 2 mc, probably let it sit in the pollen sacks themselves tbh, so long as they dont split

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    Well the first pollen sacks have opened. It's a good job the plant was in isolation and the door closed to the girls. Didn't catch any of the pollen but I'll be prepared for tomorrow Click image for larger version. 

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    Well I've finally got around to it. I had chopped the pollen sacks, dried them and have now just applied the pollen to three of the girls.
    Hopefully I won't have any major fuck ups with the entire harvest being seeded. I'd boil my head if that happened.
    Anyway come December time I will have
    Mendocino madness x lemon haze
    Mendo madness x UK cheese
    Mendo madness x tangilope

    Will be fun and interesting to see if I get anything exciting from them

    I made sure to turn fans off and spray the surrounding plants with water before and after pollinating a single Branch on each of the plants. I have turned lights right down to not get water burn and at 7pm I will go and have a nosey and turn lights back on to full power.

    How long will it take until the pistils wither?

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    Couple of pics, I'll take more tomorrow so we can see the pistil shrivel
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    Let's hope this doesn't fuck the lot up

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    Quote Originally Posted by prime View Post
    Couple of pics, I'll take more tomorrow so we can see the pistil shrivel
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    Let's hope this doesn't fuck the lot up
    Keeping my fingers crossed for you Prime, good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IceCalibur View Post
    Keeping my fingers crossed for you Prime, good luck!
    Cheers mate

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