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how to grow different types of weed

How to grow different types of weed

The quality of your plant depends on your knowledge of the cannabis growth stages and the lifecycle of your plants.

Cannabis Growth Timeline

3. Vegetative Growth

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4. Pre-flowering

Male: Small green sacs full of pollen will be seen on the node areas.

How to grow different types of weed

If you’ve got a lot of plants in an enclosed space, you want the flexibility to be able to train your plants to grow into any shape you want. By installing supports when your plants are still young, it gives you a better ability to train your plants because you have more things you can secure your plants with/to.

The two Aurora Indica plants on left are ready for harvest, while the two Wonder Woman plants on the right still have weeks left to go!

One of the biggest challenges with growing several different strains of cannabis together is the pace of growth. Different strains often grow at different rates in both the vegetative stage and especially during the flowering stretch (the quick growth that happens immediately after the switch to the flowering stage).

When you have a lot of plants in a very limited space – like a grow tent with only a few feet in each direction – it can be easy to overgrow your tent without even noticing it.

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A few weeks later, after some plant training and right before the switch to the flowering stage

The biggest factor when it comes to time-to-harvest is the strain. If you give a bunch of different plants the exact same growing environment, the genetics are going to mostly dictate how long buds take to mature.

How to grow different types of weed

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A family of flowering plants with industrial, medicinal, and recreational uses

However, it wasn’t until the middle of the 19th century that the United States saw its use as medicine in the United States. This was following the discovery made by an Irish doctor studying in India, who found that the use of cannabis extracts could relieve gastrointestinal symptoms in those with cholera.


Hemp comes from the Cannabis sativa variation of the plant and is widely used for industrial purposes, although the seeds have been cultivated as a food. Hemp contains bast fiber and its physical properties are different from other types of cannabis plants.