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how long does hydroponic weed take to grow

How long does hydroponic weed take to grow

Get equipment: 0 days – 2 weeks
This includes purchasing your equipment and/or waiting for it to show up in the mail. This goes much quicker if you buy everything locally, for example at a hydroponics shop. Once you have your marijuana growing supplies, you’ll need to setup your growing area and equipment. A standard setup should take an afternoon at most. Depending on how you purchase your equipment and how quickly you setup, you could be ready the same day or in two weeks (after factoring in shipping time).

The long answer is: from Day 1 of your weed plant’s life to actually smoking your harvest, it can take… 8 weeks – 7+ Months! That’s a huge range, right?

Before You Start Growing Weed

Additionally, for at least the first time you grow, you also need to consider the time needed to get your equipment and seeds/clones.

Time Needed to Grow Weed, From Seedling to Harvest

This is one of the most common questions we receive from curious soon-to-be indoor cannabis growers: How long does it really take to grow weed? What’s the growing timeline?

How long does hydroponic weed take to grow

The reason this stage can last indefinitely when growing indoors is that you are the one who provides the signal for your plants that it is time to start flowering.

But that is just an average. The time it takes for weed to grow varies greatly. As mentioned, it depends on a number of factors and can range from 8 weeks to well over half a year.

Time Required: at least 3 weeks

Read Why Does My Weed Smell Like Hay? for more on what can happen if you dry your buds too quickly. I’m sure you can already guess one issue from the title of that article.

The length of the bloom stage varies greatly. The primary factor that determines how long a plant takes to reach harvest time is the strain.

Preparation

The strain of marijuana you grow has the largest impact on how long it will take. If you choose a fast-growing strain, you can speed up the process considerably.