The rule that myself and others like to go by is to remove 1/3 of the plant from the bottom up. I would also advise to seek out and remove all secondary branches from the entire plant, top to bottom. This may seem excessive, but let me tell you why. As the plant grows in this stage, everything will be filling up and closing in. The fullness of your plant will greatly increase, thus light and breathability for large bud sights gets limited, especially toward the center or main stock of your plant. By removing these secondary branches, we allow the proper amount of area and space within the plant, where buds won't rot out or not receive light.
Lollipopping : When And Why (IMG 7)
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