How to fatten my marijuana buds?
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 3 February, 2022
Most cannabis growers dream of obtaining large harvests of fat and resinous buds. Well, if you grow your own buds, this is probably your dream too, so how can you fatten them up?
Keep reading this post, we will give you some tips to achieve your desires, and get some fat and incredible buds.
1- Give your plant space
To make sure your buds get fat enough, each marijuana plant should have the space it needs to ensure that the roots can develop satisfactorily.
Be sure to choose large pots or containers. Indoors, some growers recommend using pots of between 7 and 11 liters, while outdoors it is recommended to use at least 20 liters.
2- Use flowering boosters
You can choose to use flowering stimulators; these can work as bud fatteners, thanks to their content of phosphorus and potassium, essential nutrients in the last stage of life of your Mary Jane.
Likewise, remember to guarantee all the specific nutrients that your flowers need in each of the phases of their growing cycle.
3- Provide the necessary hours of light
It is very important that during the flowering stage your girls receive the amount of light and darkness they need.
If you grow photodependent flowers, the lighting in the last phase of the plant’s life cycle should be 12/12 (12 hours of light and 12 hours of darkness). With autoflowering strains, (although they do not depend on light to flower) it is recommended to use a light cycle of 18/6.
Also, make sure you have a lamp with a suitable light spectrum for the flowering phase, choose those that emit red light.
Is it possible to make homemade fertilizers to fatten buds?
There are options that you can make to fatten your buds, such as banana tea, nettle slurry, wood ashes, among others.
In the case of wood ashes, they are rich in potassium and phosphorus, which can be beneficial to increase the volume of your buds, just make sure you apply it correctly to avoid problems.
To achieve large volume buds it is essential to control each of the aspects related to the growing, in addition to lighting, space and nutrients, you should also focus on taking care of your girls from pests, ensure proper watering, temperature and ventilation. Everything is very important for your mota!