Lettuce – Red Sails

431gApr 22, 2016 = Day 0.  Plants started from seed (Botanical Interests).  Seeds sowed in 1.5-inch rockwool cube in 2-inch net-pot.  Moistened with dilute fertilizer solution (1.2 mL Dyna-Gro Liquid Grow, 0.8 mL pH Down per gallon of tap water).  N-P-K (in ppm): 22-12-13.  pH = 6.0.

Apr 24 = Day 2.  Plant germinated, placed directly under a fluorescent light (2 ft. T8 bulb, 17W, 6500k) for 16 hours per day.

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May 2 = Day 10

May 5 = Day 13.  Installed plant into 1-gallon bucket.  Hydroponic solution composed of 1 gal (3.8 L) tap water, 2 g MasterBlend 4-18-38, 2 g calcium nitrate, 1 g magnesium sulfate, 0.2 mL Dyna-Gro Pro-TeKt, 1 mL pH Down.  N-P-K (in ppm): 103-41-168.  pH = 6.0.  Thinned to 1 plant per net-pot.

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May 13 = Day 21

May 14 = Day 22.  Moved plant to indoor grow room, receiving 8 hours LED light per day.

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May 26 = Day 34

Jun 12 = Day 51.  Plant is getting tall, falling over.  Harvested all leaves.  Final statistics: Total fluid used = 7 cups (0.44 gallons).  Final pH of fluid = 6.5.

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