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growing weed in indirect sunlight

Light is essential for all plants to grow. Any changes in light intensity or exposure will have an effect on growth. Flowering cannabis is especially susceptible to interruptions in the dark cycle.

During summer, marijuana plants grow tall and big to their full potential as they await the fall to flower. Towards fall, the sun produces redder spectrum rays, inducing the plants to produce hormones which help them develop flowers.

Although the plant will grow fastest with at least five hours of direct sunlight, the three hours is also good enough. The less light the plant receives, the smaller their growth will be. In cases where the required number of hours of supply of direct sunlight is not met, the use of tin foil can is very helpful.

Sun-grown marijuana often produces better yields and higher weed. Although soil and water also play a role in cannabis plant growth, they don’t have as big of an impact on your plant’s growth as sunlight does. More sunlight means higher yields. Sunlight determines the growing season for cannabis plants.

How does light affect the growth of cannabis?

Plants that are denied sufficient light will eventually lose their color and die. Plants deprived of light will grow upward, stretching their stems more rapidly that usual, searching for light. This process is known as etiolation and is a survival mechanism that maximizes the plant’s chances of getting to light.

At the bare minimum, make sure your marijuana plants are receiving five hours of direct sunlight, as well as five additional hours of indirect sunlight. This is tricky because even the briefest amount of light will make plants start growing again and put off flowering.

With growing marijuana indoors using natural light, the positioning of these strains is most likely going to be in a place that will easily be detected by your neighbor. For those who have issues with showing off this great natural herb, there are options for you to grow with natural light without getting noticed.

How many hours of light does a marijuana plant need?

If your plant is not getting enough light, the most common sign is the yellowing and dropping of leaves, stunted leaf growth, elongated stems, and a dull-green color. If your plant is getting too much light, then its leaves will have singed tips, burned patches, or will be falling off (yikes!).

The Dark Side of Photosynthesis During light reaction, the plant absorbs light and turns it into energy. Because dark reactions do not require the absence of light, plants will remain healthy when exposed to light 24 hours a day. There are some plants, however, that will survive but not thrive without darkness.

Growing weed in indirect sunlight

Ok, so it is better to leave it out during the day? Isn’t intensity what we are aiming for? I guess sunlight (direct/indirect) is always better because it encompasses the whole spectrum at high intensity?

So flowering with 3-4 hours of sunlight a day and the rest with some cfls would yield pretty decent results I assume.

Ok, so it is better to leave it out during the day? Isn’t intensity what we are aiming for? I guess sunlight (direct/indirect) is always better because it encompasses the whole spectrum at high intensity?

So flowering with 3-4 hours of sunlight a day and the rest with some cfls would yield pretty decent results I assume.

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