Growing Marijuana for Beginners from Seeds
If you are an approved patient, then you may tap into a plethora of benefits when you decide to grow your own marijuana instead of spending money all the time you need your dozes. It will excite you to know that growing marijuana is very easy once you learn the basic concepts and you get all the materials and equipment needed for indoor growing. It is discreet, grows fast and you will have access to very good quality marijuana.
Cannabis Growing Medium
One of the secrets to growing quality marijuana indoors is to select the best soil once you have chosen the right seeds (discussed later). And since you are interested in growing it indoors, you will have to consider all the factors necessary for optimum indoor growth and these include factors such as water, humidity, temperature, light, and nutrients.
All these factors need to be availed to the growing plants in the right amounts to ensure that you get the very best of quality. In most cases, you will receive a comprehensive guideline on how to grow the plant from where you purchased the seeds. But that notwithstanding, you also need to know the tiny details necessary to get good harvest.
Best strains for indoor cannabis growing
- Critical – originally from Afghanistan and takes between 7 – 8 weeks to flower. It is an all rounder and will give good results for both indoor and outdoor growing.
- Royal AK – originally from Mexico, Thailand, Columbia and Afghanistan. Takes about 9 weeks to flower.
- Royal Mobi – this is ideal for patients who desire to grow a smaller number of plants but desire high quality products in low stressing growing conditions.
- Amnesia Haze – this is ideal for complete novices in cannabis cultivation. It is easy to care for and maintain, though you will have to be patient since it takes up to 11 weeks to flower.
How many pot plants you are growing
It is vitally important to know the number of marijuana plants you desire to grow because this will dictate your space requirements. Conversely, you can start by evaluating the available space in your indoor setup and form that; you can easily determine the number of plants to grow. Most of the times, you will be advised to invest in an appropriate grow tent as it will allow you to have an optimal number of plants and it will also provide sufficient growth conditions for a bountiful harvest.
Cannabis Seed Germination process
The germination process for marijuana is no different from that of any other seed plant, only that you will be required to be more cautious. To germinate the seeds, you will have to drop them in moist soil and allow them up to 24 hours to sprout.
Germinating the seeds is also possible when they are placed in a wet towel, only that the towel must not be soaked in water. If you germinated the seeds in a moist towel, you will then have to transfer them into moist soil where they will grow to maturity however, this transplant is not necessary if you the seeds germinated in the moist soil or their final grow medium.