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Best container for growing weed

If you plan on starting your plants in a small solo cup and transplanting your plants to bigger containers as needed, take a look at this transplanting guide.

Helps prevent plants from getting “root-bound” via “air-pruning” from the sides

Moist at all times – roots die when they dry out! Good watering practices combined with a great growing medium will make sure your roots never dry out

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Tried and true method

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  • Pour water slowly in a small circle around the base of the seedling (I first pour my water into a solo cup so that it’s easy to pour water around each plant).
  • The circle should be

The two most popular ways of capturing runoff water in small containers are…

Make sure to give water slowly in a small circle around seedlings until you get runoff water out the bottom of the container. This makes sure that water is getting to your plant’s roots but isn’t over-saturating the container.

Best container for growing weed

A few days before it’s time to transplant, avoid watering your plants. This helps the soil to stick better when removing it.

Here are our top tips for transplanting:

A seedling will only need a very small pot. Some growers even use a solo cup, to begin with! As it grows, you will need to transplant it to larger pots (more on this in the next section).

4. Transplant When Needed

In this generalized guide, we will explain one of the fundamentals of growing pot: Choosing a pot to grow it in! Here are our top five tips for choosing the right container for your cannabis.

In the main, you need to ensure that the container is the correct size and provides adequate drainage and airflow. Once you have that covered, you should be good to go!

3. Finding the Right Sized Container

A good rule of thumb is to use two gallons for every 12” of height. You will need to research the strain you’re growing to find out what containers you will need. Here is a rough guide to the size you will require:

Different containers are better for different growing mediums. Air pots are ideal for hydroponics, for example. As long as your roots are developing healthily, then you’re doing something right!