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cannabis early flowering

Cannabis early flowering

Without a doubt, the guys at Mosca Seeds can be proud of their Old Time Indiana Bubble Gum. It’s a cross between Old Time Moonshine and the legendary Indiana Bubble Gum which combines some of the most sought-after traits by many growers: excellent yield, potent effect, awesome resin production and a flowering period that normally lasts 55 days. This outstanding mostly Indica variety is available in regular seed form, so you can also select a nice male for your breeding projects. A very interesting option for those looking for potency, high yields and early flowering. Available in packs of 10 seeds.

The spectacular Old Time Indiana Bubble Gum
Early Widow by Elite Seeds, especially developed for high yields and early flowering

Last but not least, Early Widow was developed after a tough process of selection performed by the guys at Elite Seeds, who were looking for an outstanding specimen with high potency and early flowering. Thus, they crossed Speed Skunk with White Widow and obtained compact and dark plants with very intense effect and a bloom period that only takes around 50 days. Her high resistance to pests and diseases is also outstanding, being suitable for novice growers or for those who just look for an easy to grow strain.
Some cannabis strains complete their bloom cycle really fast
Our next strain has been especially bred by Philosopher Seeds for outdoor growers, being one of the earliest genetics in our shop. Indeed, the origins of the one and only Early Maroc are found in Morocco; after a selection process looking for the fastest plants, it has proven to be one of the fastest strains for outdoor cultivation on the market. She is harvested in August (Northern hemisphere) and, not surprisingly, she produces the finest old school Moroccan hash, which will doubtless delight many resin connoisseurs. Since Early Maroc is exclusively adapted to outdoor environment, she is not recommended for indoor grow rooms. Available in packs of 1, 3, 5 and 25 feminised seeds.
Humboldt Seeds Black D.O.G. develops beautiful colours
Early Maroc by Philosopher Seeds, the fastest strain for outdoor crops

In many occasions, the path followed by breeders to develop their genetics is similar, looking to fix certain traits in the offspring. Thus, today we’ll present a list of strains known for their early flowering trait. As you’ll see next, all varieties listed here have a bloom period no longer than 8 weeks, something that – on the other hand – doesn’t question their quality at all.

In this article we take a look at some of the fastest cannabis strains on the market. While also taking into account other traits like yield or qualit

Cannabis early flowering

If your cannabis plant happens to be a male, it won’t grow these “hairs,” but will instead grow small pollen sacs. Should you grow regular, non-feminized plants where you don’t know their gender, now is the time when you should “sex” your plants so you can separate the males from the females. The males won’t grow buds and will also pollinate your females, causing them to grow seeds. This is something you do not want to happen.

With the stretching of cannabis in early flowering, you may possibly want to think about training techniques such as low stress training (LST). This is where you bend the stems down and away from the centre of the plant so you can get an even canopy for a more efficient use of your grow lights. This can help you obtain much better yields later on.
At the locations on the plant where you previously saw some hairs, you can now see the first signs of real buds developing. There still won’t be many resin glands and trichomes on your plants, which means that the smell won’t be too pungent yet either.

Your cannabis plants have still not entirely stopped growing and will now be about 50% bigger than what they were just three weeks earlier. Although still stretching a bit, the stretch will now gradually slow down and soon come to a complete halt.
When the flowering period starts, it isn’t an abrupt change in your plants’ growth. Cannabis won’t just stop growing and then go into flowering right away. In these first weeks of flowering, many cannabis strains may indeed undergo a considerable growth stretch. This is important to know when it comes to feeding your plants properly, but also if you want to give them sufficient space to grow.
To properly feed your plants once they start to flower and to initiate the first signs of growing buds, you should check your nutrient manufacturer’s schedule. It is normally around this time at week 2 where you will have to increase flowering nutrients to help your plants reach their maximum yield potential.
Since your cannabis plant will have stopped growing, you won’t have to pay attention to training your plants any longer. Where you bent down branches before, now you may possibly consider holding them up should they require structural support.
When the light cycle provides your cannabis plants with longer hours of uninterrupted darkness, they enter the flowering stage. Your plants will stop growing and instead put their energy into producing buds (flowers). Outdoors, this will normally happen when the days get shorter around the end of summer. When you grow indoors, flowering will begin once you switch your lights to 10-12 hours of darkness.

The flowering stage is when your cannabis plants grow their aromatic and soon-to-be-smokeable buds. This is a particularly important stage in your cannabis plants’ life cycle. A lot happens in the flowering stage; learn how to care for your plants through every week of flowering.

What happens during the flowering phase of cannabis? Learn about flowering week by week. This guide will help you maximise flower production and THC content.