Few Technical Inputs on Growing Cannabis Indoors

Marijuana is well known throughout the world as a plant that imparts hallucination effect. In fact, this weed is known to man, since the historic times. Considering its utmost popularity among different segments of the society, the plant is known by a variety of names, like

  • Weeds
  • Pot
  • Cannabis
  • Sinsemilla and
  • Skunk, etc.

However, in the world of botany, the plant is commonly known as Cannabis Sativa. To the wonders of the latest triumphs of science in the contemporary days, scientists have discovered countless medicinal values hidden in this, otherwise notorious weed. This latest discovery has facilitated growing of marijuana in homes, mostly for medicinal use. In fact, the debate of considering weeds as a medicinal plant has already raised severe storm in the tea cups, across the planet. From the latest turn of events, it seems most likely that cannabis will, in a short time, emerge as a medicinal plant leaving behind all its taboo from the past.

Marijuana is a hardy weed that grows in the wild. Contrastingly, it can be grown in homes, as well, provided one knows the basics of growing the plant. Especially for them, who grow the plant strictly for medicinal usage, aspect of growing it indoors proves hugely advantageous. As such, the process is quite simple and does not require a degree in botany for those interested in it.

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Growing weeds indoor

While growing cannabis in homes, it is essential to keep the factors stated below, in mind. If these factors are taken well care off, yield is most likely to be fruitful.

  • Light: it is the biggest factor that affects the yield of this plant. The plants thrive the best in sunny climate. Therefore, it is always better to choose the sunniest room of one’s home for placing the saplings.  
  • Air: the plants grow in natural climate where there is an abundance of breeze. Therefore, make sure the room that is chosen, is at least well ventilated.
  • Temperature: the plants prefer a little warm temperature; however, in no case they can withstand the chill, especially at nights.
  • Medium: the plants can either be grown on soil; else there are excellent hydroponic kits widely available in the market that can be used as an alternative.

Moreover, there is the amazing world of the internet to readily extract detailed information from. There are innumerable sites, including texts, videos, presentation slides that explain the intricacies of growing cannabis at homes.

Things to care about

In case, there are any health issues for the plants, indications will pop up in no time. Here are few common hazards that crop up with hydroponics grow in homes.

Coloring or spotting in the leaves: It is normal for the leaves to turn yellow just before the time for harvest; otherwise they should always look green and healthy throughout their life span.

Rotten smell coming from the plants: This indicates bacterial attack, which may affect your yield pretty badly.

Growing medical marijuana in homes is a common aspect these days. More and more people are getting involved with this activity because of its simplicity.

Let’s Find Some Weird Information about Growing Cannabis

You need to go back to the prehistoric ages, in case there’s a need to identify exact ages of cannabis cropping and consumption. Known as the mother source of famous derivatives like Marijuana, Hashish, Hemp, Hash Oil, all varying from each other with respect to THC content, this plant cultivation is an age old affair. No wonder such an ancient practice will be accompanied by some interesting facts, if not weird.

Two of the most famous personalities in the history of US, used to own farms for growing cannabis. While George Washington was happy with the cannabis gardening process, Thomas Jefferson went few steps further. The first ever declaration of independence was drafted by him on a piece of hemp paper.  So was Betsy Ross, whose famously sewed US flag has got a strong resemblance with Hemp leaves. Indirectly, it used to be a symbol of patriotism then.  

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Don’t be shocked if you are told that marijuana can strengthen your lung capacity and functionality. There’s more surprise in store; these products are responsible to put up a fight against carcinogenic substances like nicotine, a lethal constituent of tobacco. Although it’s still early days of research and development, yet the scientists seem convinced with the cancer fighting ability exerted by cannibinoids and THC.

You may have heard a lot about psychoactive cannabis while growing them.  Psycho-activity refers to mind and mood alteration, and the impact is subject to presence of THC content in different derivatives. Marijuana is your very own tablet formulation, often referred as patent form of cannabis. Dried and dehydrated resins of cannabis, generally found in small sized lumps are nothing but Hashish. It contains more THC than Marijuana, but the strongest fellow is Hash Oil.

When you think about cropping of cannabis, there comes another amazing observation. Besides ease of cultivation (you can actually grow it on paper, rope, clothes or anything else) and lesser space requirement, this plantation can increase soil fertility.

It’s not that cannabis is always injurious to health. The effect depends on the variety you are consuming. In accordance, the process for cultivation should vary.