Discover the effects of cold on your cannabis growing
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 16 June, 2020
Usually, marijuana plants are grown in tropical environments but the low temperatures, at certain times, are not as unfavorable. This time we will talk to you about the effects of cold on marijuana plantations.
Negative consequences of the cold
Like everything in life, there are pros and cons to things. On the negative side, when plants are kept in environments where low temperatures are predominant, their metabolism can be affected.
As they are exposed to the cold for longer, and the cold becomes more intense, their progress will gradually slow down. Moreover, when a slowdown in metabolism occurs, it will result in the cannabis root system not developing properly. In this sense it will be affecting the absorption of nutrients and flowering, also grow very small buds.
Benefits of low temperatures
As we have mentioned before, not everything is so bad, because the cold can be positive for cannabis because it helps to maintain high percentages of terpenes, which will result in more smelly flowers. In addition, the low temperatures also make this plant take on bright colors.
Before growing, especially if you are growing outdoors, it is very important that you inform yourself about the type of climate of the area where you are going to grow, remember that each strain of cannabis is different and there may be some that are better adapted than others.