Blacklight Salvia

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SusanCassadaga
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Blacklight Salvia -

Post by SusanCassadaga » Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:33 pm

Ok.... so my friend is growing his salvia plant under a black light (which i found completely weird) but anyways, his plants are growing like weeds.... and the leaves are turning a dark dark like almost black color which didnt look healthy at all to me...

but swim smoked about half a gram of these leaves and had a trip comparable to 40x or 60x salvia....


Anyone had similar experiances or reasons why this might happen?

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Post by crazydewman » Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:47 pm

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Post by SusanCassadaga » Thu Nov 20, 2008 6:33 am

I will next time im over there i swear its the most odd thing ive ever seen....
but i appologize in advance i only have a cell phone as a camera

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Post by kedabra » Thu Nov 20, 2008 7:53 am

If you grow any plant under only a black light, it will die eventually. plants use red and blue light.

Salvia Splendens growth is inhibited by UV

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/j...TRY=1&SRETRY=0

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Post by gibran » Thu Nov 20, 2008 4:11 pm

SusanCassadaga wrote:but swim smoked about half a gram of these leaves and had a trip comparable to 40x or 60x salvia....
Comparable to smoking half a gram of 40X or 60X? Even a tenth of a gram of 40X would render me unconscious and amnesiac.

Hmm... Does this sound reasonable? Salvinorin A is readily destroyed by UV.
Maybe the plant overcompensates by producing more? I’m assuming that the UV isn’t the only source of light. Correct?

I’ve always wondered what effect, if any, light exposure has on salvinorin A content. Could this be a way to produce high salvinorin A content? Anyone with a black light willing to experiment with one of their plants?
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Post by lurkmode 2.0 » Thu Nov 20, 2008 6:40 pm

Homegrown is really, really potent and good.

I have a blacklight that I've switched on to see what they look like and the leaves are dark red like that.

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Post by gibran » Thu Nov 20, 2008 7:05 pm

lurkmode wrote:Homegrown is really, really potent and good.

I have a blacklight that I've switched on to see what they look like and the leaves are dark red like that.
I see. So SusanCassadaga was referring to the color the leaves appear under black light? Yes, I guess that makes sense then.

And I agree about homegrown. Image
SusanCassadaga wrote:but swim smoked about half a gram of these leaves and had a trip comparable to 40x or 60x salvia....
Homegrown is good, but it's not as strong as 40X!
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Re: Blacklight Salvia -

Post by CearaQC » Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:01 am

That is a beautiful plant!:thumbs:

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Re: Blacklight Salvia -

Post by SusanCassadaga » Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:45 pm

I was refuring to the color of the leaves under regular(real) light

and the the black light is turned on when the (Real) lights are off....

kinda a moonlight effect i guess?

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Post by Ganjhi » Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:20 pm

I didn't think UV light had any real benefit to plant growth. If anything, I thought it would hurt plant growth. I've heard another plant secretes a resin to help protect it from UV (and from drying out). I don't know enough about why Salvia produces salvinorin (what precursors cause the plant to ramp up production) but if this plant actually had more salvinorin, it may be an aid in protecting the plant from UV production....

Looking forward to some pics.

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