5 Reasons Why I Recommend Autoflowers for First-Time Hobby Growers
Start growing without the guesswork.
As a new grower, the sheer amount of variety in cannabis can be daunting.
There's different strains, terpenes, flavors, effects and cannabinoid profiles. There's tall stretchy plants and short squatty plants. There's regs, and fems, and autos.
Your environment, needs, and experience will help guide you.
But what if you've never grown before?
Should you start with photos, regs, fems, or autos?
Quick, let's define the three before we get ahead of ourselves:
Photos (Photo Period Plants): Plants that transition from one growth stage to another based on light cycles.
There are two kinds of photo seeds:
Regs (regular seeds) are seeds produced using one male and one female.
Fems (feminized seeds) are produced using only females (sometimes two parents, sometimes bred with itself).
Autos (Autoflowering Plants): Plants that transition from one growth stage to another without encouragement.
Unlike photos, autos will move from vegetative to bloom based on internal signals from the plant, rather than external triggers like length of darkness and daylight.
Modern Autos are typically feminized as well (seeds made using females only)
While I may have only grown two autoflowers personally, I've been lucky enough to work with experienced growers and breeders who are intimately familiar with the nuances of these two plant families.
These are the 5 Reasons I recommend Autos to First Time Growers:
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