Fluorescents & CFLs – keep as close as possible without hurting your plants with heat. If cool enough, these can be kept just inches away from plants. Make sure all parts of the plants are within a few inches of a fluorescent bulb for the densest buds.
7.) Use Density Boosting Supplements
Some types of containers such as smart pots (and air pots) actually make your plant grow faster! A smart pot is a fabric pot that lets plant roots get air from the sides, causing faster growth, while an air pot is a plastic pot with holes in the side. They also prevent plants from becoming root-bound from a too small container. Learn more about smart pots & air pots!
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This may seem like a boring one, but just a few simple precautions can make your plant grow faster and produce bigger yields. If you want to get the most dense bud possibles, you want to cover all your bases.
Some cannabis supplements claim to increase yields and bud density, and generally these supplements contain a source of sugar. They also often contain ingredients such as amino acids, humic acids, vitamins, trace minerals and other additives which may be helpful to bud formation. There is another common “formula” for bloom boosters that adds a lot of extra Phosphorus and Potassium.
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