Know More About Cannabis
Cannabis sativa is commonly known as marijuana or ‘dope’ among many. As time went by, the market for cannabis kept increasing. If you are looking into investing in the cannabis business, you need to know that it is a very lucrative one if you would be selling it to the right people. There is also the medical marijuana that is usually given to patients by the doctors. This means that in some states, cannabis has been legalized.
Medically, Marijuana relieves extreme pain in people with chronic pain, gives appetite to people undergoing chemotherapy that constantly experience nausea and treat gastritis among others. It is very important for one to look into some specific items before they begin to grow cannabis. One thing that people should firstly look into should be legality. In most states, one must have a prescription from a certified doctor so as give him or her express permission to grow or use this plant.
When starting to grow cannabis, you need to choose a space to grow. If you choose to go with indoor locations, ensure that they have electrical outlets. Some great places would include basements and attics. Aside from the basements and the attics, you could also grow them in containers. You should make sure you use large plastic pots. For the cannabis plant to grow properly, then it should be exposed to sufficient light. You could easily ensure that the cannabis plant is exposed to sufficient sunlight by using fluorescent lights, high pressure sodium lights or the halide lights. Aside from just ensuring that the light is sufficient, you should also look into other important factors such as carbon dioxide, humidity, temperature and water.
Lastly, you need to know that harvesting cannabis is not a technical process. The most favourable time to harvest marijuana is when the plant starts flowering. This means that you will have to give the plant time until the flowering period is almost over. Cut down the cannabis plant then remove the lower big leaves when the flowering period ends. After that, place the plants in very large boxes. The right time to use the cannabis will be when it is very dry. For them to dry out faster however, you will have to daily stir them around. The moment the plant is dry, you would be free enough to sell it to the right market of your choice or simply use it by yourself as long as you do not resort to distributing it illegally.