The common nickname for cannabis—“weed” —comes from its ability to grow almost anywhere, under varying conditions and different climates. “Hydroponic cannabis” simply refers to plants grown using a nutrient-water solution and an inert growing medium rather than nutrient-rich soil. This method could be something as basic as hand-watering pots of inert medium with a nutrient solution. As discussed in the first part of this series, sophisticated systems with multiple pumps, timers, and reservoirs can take some of the daily labor out of growing, but they require more maintenance and setup time as well as a greater initial investment.
What Is Hydroponic Cannabis?
Many companies sell hydroponic nutrient solutions that are specifically designed for certain stages of growth. Nitrogen-rich nutrient solutions will be used in the vegetative stage while phosphorus-rich nutrients become more necessary in the flowering phase.
Nutrients for Hydroponic Cannabis
Once you have gathered your materials you can begin to construct your hydroponic setup.
How to Grow Cannabis in DWC
Today I’ll teach you how to set up your hydroponic reservoir for growing cannabis, and I’ll show you what you need to do each day for optimum growth
Hydro is a no-brainer for me. Whenever I go back to a hand-watered grow like coco coir, I am always surprised by how much extra time it takes to water plants and remove the runoff. The most intimidating part of hydro is just getting started – after that it’s actually really easy to take care of your plants. In my opinion, hydro is far easier and less time consuming than growing in soil or coco coir once you’re set up. If you are interested in hydro, go for it! If you follow this tutorial you will succeed!
Cons of Hydro
Benefits of Hydro Over Soil
So there are five major parts to getting set up. You need….
Pros of Hydro
When it comes to hydroponic cannabis…
Cons of Hydro
If you’ve been growing cannabis indoors and want to improve your potency and yield, you have more than likely been considering the use of hydroponics to grow marijuana. Here’s what you need to know to have the best success.
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5 Important Steps to Grow Cannabis Hydroponically and Harvest the Best Bud and Crop