3 Tips to take care of your cannabis in the flowering phase
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 25 January, 2021
The flowering stage is the final phase of a cannabis plant’s life cycle; this is when your flowers will start produce those sweet, resinous buds you want so much.
Well, although there is less and less time to harvest, the flowering stage also requires some specific care. Stay with us, in this post we will give you 3 tips that will surely be very useful.
1- Fertilizers during flowering
As you should know, Mary Jane plants require certain basic nutrients such as nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus to develop properly.
During the flowering phase, you should make sure that your fertilizers are especially rich in potassium and phosphorus, as these are the main nutrients the plant uses to produce buds. Just be careful to add the right amounts to avoid over-fertilization.
2- Grow lights
When growing indoors to induce and maintain the flowering phase of your plants, you should expose your flowers to a 12-12 light cycle (12 hours of light and 12 hours of darkness).
For this final stage of growth of your girls it is recommended to use HPS lamps, they give off an orange-reddish color, ideal for the flowering phase. This type of lamp guarantees the type of light that your flowers need, which allows them to maximize their potential.
Outdoors you will not have as much control of your plants; however, you can make sure to place your flowers in a place where they receive enough sunlight.
3- Don’t transplant
When your cannabis enters the flowering stage, you should not transplant your flowers. This process causes stress, so you should avoid doing it at this stage in order not to compromise its productive potential.
These tips can be very useful to take care of your plants in this important phase. Keep an eye on the changes that occur in your plants so that you can act in time if necessary.