Avoid growing small buds with these tips

Written by on 20 June, 2022

Realizing that your marijuana growing will give you small, fluffy buds can be a real disappointment for any cannabis grower. Luckily, there are several alternatives to get a harvest full of big and dense buds.

Read this article for some tips for avoiding grow small marijuana buds, also known as popcorn.


It is essential to know that there are many reasons why a cannabis plant can produce these tiny and light buds. Some of the causes include poor lighting, inadequate temperature, lack of nutrients, among others.

Prevention will be the key to avoid this type of buds appearing on your plantation. As general advice to avoid getting small flowers, it is advisable to choose a cannabis variety of good quality and adapted to the type of growth, climate, and conditions that you can offer.

The lollipopping technique can also help you avoid harvesting popcorn buds. This method consists of cutting off the lower areas of the plant that receive little or no light; so that the strain’s energy is concentrated on producing larger, bulkier flowers or buds at the top where it does receive light.

Also, ensuring that your girls receive adequate nutrition at each stage of their life cycle will be crucial to avoid small buds. For example, when your plants are budding, they need a little nitrogen and a lot of potassium and phosphorus.




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