Mother plants? Find out what they are

Written by on 10 June, 2020

As a cannabis grower, surely, you have heard about the mother plants at some point, but if not, in this post we will tell you a little more about them. Read on.

What are mother plants?

First, it is necessary to note that marijuana cuttings are simply copies of the same plant, whose characteristics can be replicated.

In this connection, mother plants are those used to extract cuttings. These are plants, whose attributes are usually excellent, since they are capable of providing abundant harvests, adaptability to diverse environments and resistance to diseases, among others.

Advantages that the use of mother plants offers

The use of this plant is ideal because it offers greater security that the plant will grow exclusively female. It is also likely to maintain certain characteristics of the mother plant.

Tips to obtain healthy mother plants

To obtain mother plants in optimal conditions, it is necessary to make sure that they receive the indicated hours of light, and in the same way, to use fertilizers rich in nutrients.

It is also advisable to do a correct apical pruning. In general terms, try to treat your mother plants as any plant in its vegetative phase.

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