It can be rewarding to grow cannabis. Growing cannabis can be challenging, especially for newbies. The growth process can be complicated and can cause a decrease in yield or total failure. This article will address the biggest mistakes you should avoid while growing cannabis.
Overwatering and Underwatering
Growers often make the common mistake of overwatering or submerging their marijuana plants. For cannabis to thrive, it needs a particular amount of water. The plants can become wilted and die if they are overwatered. It is crucial to only water plants when the soil feels dry.
The Wrong Soil
A common error is using the wrong soil. You need to make sure that your cannabis plants have well-draining soil. Poor root growth can be caused by soil that is too dense. It is important to do your research before you buy soil suitable for cannabis growth.
Too little light
For cannabis to thrive, it needs a lot more light. Plants that don’t get enough sunlight will become spindly and tall with tiny buds. By investing in quality grow lights and putting them in locations that receive plenty of sun, you can make sure your plants get enough light.
Overfeeding and Underfeeding
A common mistake is to overfeed or underfeed your cannabis plants. Your plants need the proper nutrients. You can risk overfeeding and nutrient burning. However, you can help your plants grow faster and produce more yields by underfeeding them. You should research and choose a feeding plan that suits the stage of your plant’s growth.
You can’t control the temperature or humidity
Both temperature and humidity can have a significant impact on the growth of cannabis. Too high or too low temperatures could cause plants to become stressed and slow down their growth. High humidity levels can also lead to mildew and mold. For healthy growth and prevention of potential problems, you need to make sure that your grow space is at the optimal temperature.
Pest Control is not being done
The pests spider mites (thrips), aphids and others can rapidly infest your cannabis plants. They cause severe damage to the leaves and buds. A poor pest management can lead to a decreased yield, or even total loss of the crop. You should inspect your plants regularly for pest signs and implement the necessary measures to stop or control them.
While growing cannabis can be rewarding, you need to remember to not make the same mistakes as others. This can result in lower yields and even failure. A successful harvest can be achieved by using proper watering, the right soil, giving adequate light, maintaining a constant temperature, humidity and monitoring for pests.