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7 Myths Surrounding Autoflowering Cannabis Strains

7 Myths Surrounding Autoflowering Cannabis Strains

The autoflowering cannabis strains have revolutionized the way cannabis is grown around the world. With its popularity, farmers are looking to get a hand on these seeds for their ability to be grown around the year and at a fast pace. However, there is a mis-information being spread about the quality of the cannabis grown. Some websites have been going on about the low quality of the production and less potency. Thus, this article intends to put all the myths to rest and bring about the true facts.

Myth 1: They have low yields

Less yield was a characteristic of the autoflowering cannabis strain in the earlier days when the intention was to produce a small-sized cannabis equivalent. That kind can also be produced today, albeit with a lot of variations. Such variation allows the farmers to attain a high yield. The technology has come so far that the production can come out to be in as much quantity as in the case of regular plants. Thus, the farmers can easily control the level of production by making the appropriate changes. Make sure that your cannabis strain grows within the conducive environment and witness optimal yield.

Autoflowering Cannabis Strains

Myth 2: Topping of autoflowering strains can’t happen

This does not hold true for all types of the autoflowering strains. While topping can increase the yield in some, it decreases the amount of yield in the other cases. Hence, the benefit of the topping depends upon the plants that you are growing. For instance, autoflowering sativa varieties like Amnesia Haze increases the output of the production drastically. On the other hand, indica varieties such as the kush seeds do not require topping.

Myth 3: Less Potency of the autoflowering seeds

This statement generally does the round during the time of the release of the Lowryder strain. Its main functions for the body include the treatment of insomnia, pain, and stress. However, the statement that the autoflowering strains are less potent is false. This was probably true more than 10 years down the line when it has low cerebral effects. Today, they are of rich quality and high in the content of CBD and THC.

Myth 4: CBD dominates the Ruderalis strain

With the advancement of breeding techniques, the breeders have control over the proportion at which the plant has CBD and THC. However, the regular Ruderalis varieties contain more CBD than the content of THC. Just a few modifications can help you in increasing the THC levels. The naturally-high content of full spectrum CBD in the Ruderalis strain makes it useful for a number of treatments in the medical world.

Myth 5: Autoflowering Cannabis Strain lack taste

Some of the farmers might be of the opinion that this strain is perhaps tasteless and just smells strong. However, the buds grown in the correct manner by a reputable breeder are rich in aromas and flavors. It boils down to the efforts and skills being put down to work by the breeder of the plants. Autoflowering cannabis strains have been largely used for vaping these days. The Mighty Vaporizer is the most commonly used vaporizer used for vaping these strains.

Autoflowering Cannabis

Myth 6: Autoflowering strains flower slowly

The autoflowering seeds need the right conditions and the environment to grow. Factors like transplant shock, topping or draught can affect the strains negatively. Similarly, the right nutrients, temperature, and water availability also play a vital role in the growth cycle of the plant. If any of these factors are marred, it can push back the harvest by up to 10 days. Thus, a conducive surrounding shall ensure the strains flower on time. You can easily get great quality autoflowering seeds at your nearest cannabis seed shop.

Myth 7: Autoflowering Cannabis Strain need light 24X7

It depends on the variety of the strain you have picked up for growing. Not all strains require a lighting system of 24 hours. While some might work better with light throughout the day, some varieties experience better yields with a 12-hour lighting cycle. Usually, the autoflowering strains need at least about 16 hours of lighting a day for a healthy growth.

The autoflowering cannabis strain is the need of the future. They can be grown indoors and are cultivable throughout the year. Thus, consider using these autoflowering seeds for better yields at a faster pace. You can avail them at any medical marijuana dispensary.

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Kathy T. Cooley BIO:

Kathy has been closely studying the cannabis industry trends from quite some time. Intrigued by the booming growth of this sector, she takes interest in penning down her views providing quality insight on current marijuana trends, particularly medical cannabis.

This article was submitted exclusively to CrystalWind.ca by Kathy T. Cooley.

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