The best LED grow lights in the market today are about 75-80% more efficient than traditional HIDs, which, along with their compact size, low heat and power consumption and high durability make them top candidates for growing marijuana indoors.
Whether you are a professional marijuana grower wishing to shift from traditional lighting to LED lighting or an amateur hobbyist who wishes to grow the plant in his closet, you need to follow some basic steps to ensure a high and satisfying yield. What are these steps?
Marijuana can be grown using both hydroponics and traditional soil. The latter is advisable for beginners, and hence, we have confined ourselves to this method in this article.
Choosing Your Grow Room
If you’re new to marijuana growing, you would want to choose a grow room that is secluded and even concealed, given the societal disapproval surrounding the growing of the plant.
Ideally, choose a room that is dry all year round, does not have too many windows (which you will need to board up anyway) and comes with sufficient circuitry to support the electrical needs of the LED lights (and any other equipment you may wish to install).
Marijuana produces a rather thick foliage, so it is ideal to consider them in the category of plants that require decent amount of space to allow the LED light to reach the entire leaf surface. Divide your grow room into grids depending on the number of plants you wish to grow.
Choosing Your LED Grow Light
Once the grid is ready, decide how much luminosity you would require per grid unit. Ideally, a few grid squares should be left for growing mature marijuana with LED grow lights, while a few should be left … Read More