Overfertilization in marijuana growing, how to avoid it?
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 27 May, 2020
One of the most common mistakes made by novices in marijuana growing is to over-fertilize the plants, thinking that this will result in larger strains and higher yields, but what they are really gaining is over-fertilization.
Exaggerating with the amount of nutrients that a plant can assimilate, will cause negative consequences such as the death of your grow, of course that’s not what you want, so if you would like to avoid this problem pay close attention to this post.
How to act?
Usually the symptoms of an overfertilization are easy to detect. The common thing is that the leaves are placed with darker shades of green than usual, the tips will bend down and burns will start to appear.
It is advisable to learn to dose the use of fertilizer to avoid over-fertilization, keep in mind that a two-meter plant does not require the same amount as a seedling. It is advisable to apply a little less than the dose recommended by the manufacturer, if everything goes well, you can increase the dose little by little.
Another aspect that you can take into account when starting your grow, is to have a good substrate that allows the roots to develop comfortably, it is also ideal to be aware of the pH level of irrigation water and regulate it if necessary. We recommend a pH range between 6.0 and 7.0, so the plant will not have difficulty in assimilating the nutrients available in the substrate.