Get to know the most frequently asked questions by beginner growers
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 11 April, 2022
If you are starting or have little time growing your cannabis, it is normal to have doubts about the process. Luckily, there is a lot of information about growing that you can read to help you learn.
In this post, we will present to you some of the most frequently asked questions that novice growers have. It will help you clarify your concerns.
1- How deep should marijuana seeds be buried?
It is recommended to bury cannabis seeds only one to two centimeters deep.
Keep in mind that burying the seeds too deep can cause the seedling never to emerge, while if you put them too close to the surface, they can germinate well, but the stem can grow very weak, which can cause it to bend.
2- How many cannabis plants should a beginner start?
The most advisable for novice growers is to start with small grows, just a few plants. This way, the process will be simple and more manageable for you. You could start by planting between 1 or 4 cannabis plants.
3- How to differentiate a sativa strain from an indica?
The characteristics will help you recognize a sativa from an indica; for example, sativa plants tend to be taller compared to indicas; they tend to have leaves with thin and long leaves and are lighter in green color.
Indicas tend to develop a bushy structure and are shorter, their leaves are broad and dark, and their leaflets are usually wide and short.
4- When should you stop fertilizing marijuana strains?
In the last phase of flowering, the ripening stage, the buds are usually already quite large and dense. Also, the trichomes will change from being transparent to milky colors. It is during this time that growers recommend gradually reducing fertilization.
About 1 to 2 weeks before harvest, growers are advised to stop fertilizing cannabis strains. They recommend washing the roots with pure water.