Factors to consider before growing cannabis

Written by on 25 October, 2022

Sowing the marijuana seeds and then harvesting the buds is a rewarding activity.

If you encourage yourself to start your own plantation before you start working, it is important that you know certain aspects.

Stay with us, we will introduce you to 5 factors to take into account before growing cannabis.

1- Get to know the strain you have chosen

Before starting to grow, it is important that you know well the variety you chose to determine the specific care it needs, because not all plants are the same, so they deserve some different treatments, for example there are some flowers that grow more than others or are more resistant.

Also, keep in mind that the strains indica and sativa are photoperiodic by nature, which means that they bloom according to the amount of light received. While the autoflowering do it automatically according to their age, regardless of the light cycle.

2- Choose the ideal site

Choosing in advance the place where you will grow your cannabis plants is essential indoors or outdoors?

Well, both growing spaces have their advantages and disadvantages. For example, indoors you can have more control over the growing conditions, however, the equipment needed is a bit expensive and the space for your flowers to grow is more limited.

Outdoors, on the other hand, you have the benefit that some resources, such as lighting, are provided by nature. However, not having control over the weather can bring you many problems. Besides, your flowers will be visible to everyone.

3- Knowing different growing methods

Marijuana is a plant that can be planted using different growing methods. That is why, before planting your Mary Jane, it is ideal that you know each one of them so that you can choose the one that best suits your possibilities.

Usually the most common way to grow cannabis is in the ground, however, other more experienced growers prefer to plant in hydroponic mediums. The choice is up to you.

4- Know the symptoms of the nutritional deficiencies

Marijuana plants require a certain amount of nutrients to grow smoothly. When there is a lack of them, your plants will give you signs of it.

Among the most common symptoms that indicate that something is not right with your plants, are pale leaves, reduced growth, rolled up or spotted leaves, knowing how to identify them will help you act quickly and in time.

5- Know the processes that follow the harvest

Finally yet importantly, you should know what to do with the buds once they are harvested.

Well, after collecting your precious buds you must do the manicuring, drying and curing. Make sure you know how to do these processes properly and you will notice the good results.

 


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