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cfl cannabis grow

Cfl cannabis grow

While you don’t have to do training to get to harvest, plant training is actually really easy and will reward you greatly!

Because the penetration of CFLs is poor, many smaller CFLs is more effective than a few big CFLs because they can be spread in an array around the plant.

Step 7: Harvest Plants When Buds Are Ready

Fat cannabis buds grown under CFL grow lights – picture by joe blow

Here’s a closeup of those big cannabis buds

Cfl cannabis grow

What About (5500K) Photography CFLs?

Light Sockets & Splitters

Make walls of grow space more reflective to get more light to your plants. A common way to quickly add a lot of reflectivity is to paint walls with flat white latex paint

Source: hodder356

About 2 weeks after the switch to 12/12, your plant will start making flowers. If it’s a female plant it will start making buds, but if it’s a male plant it will start making pollen sacs which growers don’t want. It’s important to remove male plants from the grow space right away because they can pollinate your female plant and give you seedy buds. Learn more about male and female cannabis plants.


Create a Gentle Breeze – Watch over plants closely, and in addition to making every effort to expose all bud sites to light from your CFLs, try to give all your buds and leaves a gentle breeze. This helps the plant grow better as well as prevents various types of mold.

These small DIY buckets work well with CFLs.