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Growing Basics

Master the fundamentals of cannabis cultivation

Growing Basics

Find basic cannabis growing tips and tricks here to help you get started.

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Cannabis is a tough plant and can be cultivated indoors or outdoors. It is well-known for its capacity to cope in marginal lands and remediate soil issues. Even under the most adverse conditions, cannabis thrives where other plants have succumbed. From cannabis seed storage before growth to basic maintenance throughout the whole growth cycle, this section is indispensable to first-time growers. At harvest time, thriving buds result from optimal conditions at each growth cycle stage.

You can also find articles relating to equipment such as choosing the best cannabis plant pots or finding out how much it costs to grow cannabis.

Cultivating cannabis

Understanding each stage of the cannabis life cycle ensures that your entire crop grows extensively. Cannabis growth is classified into four stages: seed germination, seedling, vegetative and flowering. Each has various nutritional and environmental requirements, as well as different photoperiods. Solid cannabis knowledge is essential for maximizing flower production and exploiting plant characteristics. If you are cultivating cannabis with the aim of harvesting buds, you should only allow female plants to grow, therefore learning about cannabis sexing is extremely important. The males should be destroyed. Male plants will soon begin to pollinate female plants, resulting in many seeds and very few buds.

Growing medium

A healthy plant has a thriving white root system. The medium in which cannabis plants grow has an impact on their development. Some growers prefer organic soil and others prefer growing cannabis with bat guano, pure hydro, coco coir, perlite or vermiculite. Each growing medium and style has its problems that must be addressed. Only experience will tell you which cultivars produce the best cannabis.

Autoflowering techniques

Autoflowering strains are easy to cultivate and maintain and can be grown successfully indoors and outdoors. Autoflowering cannabis plants produce results quickly. With some of the best autoflowering strains available, you can find an auto version of one of your all-time favorites, or you can branch out and try something new. Although many autos do not reach the outstanding heights of photoperiod strains, cultivators can still influence their growing environment to improve yield. With a few changes, your autoflowering strains will be performing at their peak, producing harvests that frequently rival their photoperiod counterparts.

We will also help you choose between autoflower vs photoperiod and making an informed decision on what seeds to buy.

Indoor and outdoor cultivation

Indoor cannabis cultivation is gaining popularity around the world. When done correctly, it can be rewarding. Indoors, the entire environment is artificial. Carbon dioxide-enhanced growth even has an impact on the atmosphere. Growing cannabis outdoors is a straightforward process that does not necessitate much effort on your part. You have to pick a location where you will grow cannabis, make sure the soil is good quality and rich in nutrients, and make sure it is an open space with plenty of light and air. You will need to alter the soil with nutrients to ensure the best possible growth in most cases.

Plant care

Plant care is a task that everyone grows to enjoy. Interacting frequently with the cannabis plant as it grows teaches you about growing happy, healthy cannabis. It can be difficult to pull yourself away from the appealing vista of glimmering stacked calyxes even after chores are completed.

Common problems encountered by cannabis cultivators

Nutrient deficiencies, spider mites and other pest attacks, mold, heat stress, light burn, and root rot are all common issues when growing cannabis. The excellent thing is that there are techniques for dealing with and preventing these issues in your cannabis garden.

Are you just starting out on your growing journey? Learn all the fundamentals of cannabis cultivation here.

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