What is the most recommended soil for growing autoflowering marijuana?
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 21 September, 2021
Autoflowering marijuana is undoubtedly one of the preferred options for both novice and veteran growers. These strains are generally an easy alternative to grow. They grow fast and flower without the need to make changes in the light cycle.
Also, auto strains usually require little maintenance. However, you have to meet all the needs of your plants, which includes choosing the best soil for them.
Auto strains have needs that are different from photo-dependent strains, by nature, autoflowering plants are usually more resistant and not too demanding with the soil, but offering them high-quality soil, and the right amount of nutrients, will help you to get better results in your growing.
The best soil for growing autoflowering strains needs to be aerated and light. The substrate should be spongy, not compact, this way, the roots of your plants will be able to grow and spread easily; as well as oxygenated for correct development.
By using light soil, you are offering your strains the perfect base for healthy growth.
On the other hand, you need to know that many growers advise you to make your soil mix instead of buying it.
To get the correct nutrients, as well as the materials that will help improve soil aeration. Some recommend the soil should contain elements as peat moss, compost, perlite, and vermiculite.