When talking about growing crops, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a farm. When it comes to hemp, farmers traditionally grow them outdoors. But with the rising demand for CBD products, farmers have to keep up, and thus they have to grow their plants indoors to increase yield. The debate over indoor-grown hemp vs. outdoor-grown hemp has been around since.
There was a time when the standard quality for CBD was growing buds outdoors. With the emergence of modern technology, the same quality can be achieved by growing plants indoors. Both methods have their respective strengths and weaknesses, given their unique factors.
Bud structure, yield, potency, terpene, and cannabinoid production are just some factors affected by the growing environment. It's essential to understand the advantages and disadvantages of both methods so that you can make an informed choice as a grower or a user.
What is The Best Way to Grow Hemp?
Hemp can grow in practically any environment, but you need to pamper this plant to achieve the best results. You need to think about the following in building the ideal environment to cultivate your hemp:
- Exposure to light
- Watering methods
- Access to nutrients
- Temperatures (both daytime and nighttime)
- Exposure to environmental contaminants
- Presence of pests
- Harvesting methods
If you're growing outdoors, it's difficult, even impossible, to control these factors. Your plants will be at the mercy of natural cycles and agricultural operations in the surrounding areas. These can ruin all your crops or the quality of your outdoor-grown buds.
You must cultivate your hemp with utmost care for the best results. It is essential that you choose a method that will allow you to control these cultivation factors as much