Common mistakes to avoid when growing cannabis

Written by on 10 September, 2020

If you are just starting to grow cannabis, you should know that, is an exciting activity that requires care.

Many people usually make mistakes when they have little experience, and precisely in this post, we will talk about some of the most common ones so that you avoid making them when you start with your plantation.

1- Confusing the plants 

The plants of cannabis that exist have particular characteristics, so if you decide to grow different varieties of marijuana in your plantation, probably that you are confused and you do not know which are the sativas or indica. For this reason, it is ideal that you label each of your plants so; at the time of the harvest, you know how to differentiate them.

2 – To identify the mold and the plagues too late

Another mistake that is often made is to realize the pests and mold too late, so it is advisable to constantly check your plants to detect any irregularities in time.

Some of the most common symptoms that something is not right in the cannabis growing is that you will notice that the plants are decayed, have yellow leaves, holes, among others.

3- Lack or excess of watering

In general, when taking care of their garden, growers are always careful to water their plants, but one of the mistakes they usually make is to put too much water on them, which can cause the roots not to breathe properly, and is also one of the main causes of root rot.

In the same way, when the watering is insufficient it can bring negative consequences to your plants. Make sure the soil is dry enough before you water your cannabis again.

4- Not having a good substrate

Not using a correct floor is a common mistake. Look for a good quality substrate, it is ideal to take those that come with materials that retain moisture and provide oxygen to the soil such as those rich in perlite or vermiculite.

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