Marijuana strains best suited to apply the LST growing method

Written by on 18 September, 2021

Many marijuana growers apply the low-stress training (LST) technique to increase their yields, so if these are your aspirations, you should implement this method in your growing.

The truth this technique is a great way to increase the number of buds, and control the height of the plants, as well as make the most of the available space and light.

Cannabis strains suitable for low-stress training

In its simplest form, LST involves bending down and carefully tying the stems and branches of the marijuana plant. As such, this method is usually gentler than other training techniques and is often compatible with autoflowering marijuana strains. Any strain can benefit from LST.

If you are looking for recommendations, the 2 strains described below are ideal for applying this method.

Chocolate Haze

This Sativa-dominant strain from Royal Queen Seeds can be successfully grown indoors and outdoors and is perfect for the LST method.

The Chocolate Haze strain is delicious with a taste with sweet hints of chocolate and an earthy flavor. This plant can offer you a very powerful, cerebral, motivating, and very energizing effect. Its THC level usually reaches 20%.

If you grow this plant indoors in a closet or a grow-room, you can obtain harvests of 475 to 525g/m². While plants grown outdoors in flowerbeds or pots can reward you with yields of up to 500g per plant.

Amnesia Haze

Amnesia Haze, from Zamnesia Seeds, is a hardy, robust strain that is more than capable of handling LST.

This is a highly prestigious strain, it is popular for offering powerful effects, and this strain reaches up to 20% THC or more.

This predominantly Sativa plant has a flowering period of 12 to 13 weeks. In good conditions in a medium-sized tent, you can expect a yield of approximately 600 to 650 g/m².


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