Home | Community | Message Board


Out-Grow.com - Mushroom Growing Kits & Supplies
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> The Ethnobotanical Garden

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop for: San Pedro

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinej_db69
Forever learning shaman
 User Gallery

Registered: 02/09/04
Posts: 897
Last seen: 1 year, 9 months
stress good for San Pedro?
    #2872986 - 07/09/04 03:15 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I heard that if a San Pedro cacti was under stress (low sunlight, ect..) that the alkaloid content would be much greater. Is there any truth to this or is this a myth?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinecreten
Blue belliedskunk

Registered: 07/04/04
Posts: 135
Last seen: 12 years, 4 months
Re: stress good for San Pedro? [Re: j_db69]
    #2873022 - 07/09/04 03:21 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Myth


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinecanid
irregular meat sprocket
Male User Gallery

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 02/26/02
Posts: 11,792
Loc: looking for zeebras, n. c...
Last seen: 2 days, 2 hours
Re: stress good for San Pedro? [Re: creten]
    #2873103 - 07/09/04 03:43 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

not really, low water intake potentiates the cactus, and 'm sure there are other methods of stresing that are likely just as effective. the myth is that any form of stressing will work.


--------------------



Attn PWN hunters: If you should come across a bluing Psilocybe matching P. pellicolusa please smell it.
If you detect a scent reminiscent of Anethole (anise) please preserve a specimen or two for study and please PM me.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineYourHighness
ruling since1991

Registered: 02/22/02
Posts: 99
Loc: TX
Last seen: 12 years, 1 month
Re: stress good for San Pedro? [Re: j_db69]
    #2873195 - 07/09/04 04:04 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

The conclusions I have drawn as a result of extensive online research:

* I believe it is counter-productive to stress the cacti during its active growing cycle!
* Keep your cacti happy & healthy during the months of natural active growth, in order to maximize biomass.
* In the Fall, decrease the watering (this stresses the cacti), but continue to give them a lot of light. Continue this "dry & bright" schedule through the Winter.
* Harvest in Winter, or just before Spring re-growth resumes, to take advantage of the natural seasonal potency variation.
* Allow harvested cactus to "cure" in a cool, dark, dry location for 2 to 4 weeks before processing (i.e. making syrup, tea, dried stars/chips)
* Re-plant the cactus tip cuttings in Winter, but don't give much water until Spring.

In other words, some stress may increase potency, but only after a period of healthy growth. More stress is not always better --do it at the right time.

YH


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop for: San Pedro

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> The Ethnobotanical Garden

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* S.S. (Super Stressed) San Pedro strain
( 1 2 all )
Raven0us 3,211 30 02/21/08 07:25 PM
by Zinglons Acolyte
* Experiment: Does stressing San Pedro's work? Raven0us 758 7 02/21/08 12:58 AM
by Zinglons Acolyte
* San Pedro Cactus Question sturmer88 1,286 5 10/28/07 09:34 PM
by sturmer88
* Growing San Pedro Deaf 42,982 2 12/21/05 11:23 AM
by Deaf
* san pedro/p torch/juuls giant/golden torch/ peyote/some wierd plants in afoaf closet(pic's) royer 3,695 8 10/03/06 03:06 PM
by royer
* Exclusive Pictorial: How To Prepare San Pedro (Photos)
( 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 all )
mjshroomer 47,326 140 09/15/16 05:31 AM
by Mostly_Harmless
* Followed MJ's method of san pedro preparation with no avail
( 1 2 3 all )
HidingInPlainSight 7,077 41 04/06/08 02:28 AM
by Zinglons Acolyte
* cultural requirements of san pedro wilshire 1,815 10 11/08/05 04:07 AM
by lIllIIIllIlIIlIlIIllIllIIl

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, karode13, naum, Mostly_Harmless
605 topic views. 3 members, 11 guests and 5 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
The Spore Depot
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.029 seconds spending 0.003 seconds on 14 queries.