Benefits and disadvantages of vertical marijuana growing

Written by on 26 December, 2021

As you know, the vertical cannabis growing consists of stacking the cannabis plants vertically (one above the other) on special shelves.

Although this method of growing could seem a strange idea, the truth is that it is an innovative and efficient technique to plant Mary Jane.

Don’t go away! Stay with us and learn about some of the benefits and drawbacks of this growing alternative.


In general, one of the main disadvantages of the marijuana growing is the lack of space that is why; many cannagrowers manage to plant their precious strains.

Precisely, to grow your mota vertically allows you to save space and to improve your production, since; in smaller zones, you will be able to place more plants.

Usually the lighting is placed in the center, so with the plants stacked around a central light, you can provide this component to more plants with fewer bulbs, so you save energy.


Although vertical growing can save you considerably on the cost of lighting, installation can be an expensive initial outlay.

If you do not have enough time to devote to your plantation, growing vertically can cause you problems because you must be aware of the size of the strains, cutting them out until they adapt to the small space available.

Maintaining adequate temperature, humidity and air circulation with this growing technique can be difficult to control because the plants are closer together.

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