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how long to grow marijuana

The Spring Equinox is a good reminder that it’s time to kick off the outdoor growing process and start germinating your seeds.

When should you grow marijuana?

Within the flowering stage, there are three subphases:

Flowering stage

We can’t stress enough that the timeframes in the above graphic are ranges of time for the Northern Hemisphere. You’ll need to adjust them based on your specific region and local weather and climate.

How long to grow marijuana

So, after you’ve bought seeds and equipment, grown a plant from seed to harvest, trimmed, dried and cured your buds, that brings us back to the original answer…

Here’s the breakdown…

Flowering Stage
Flowering Stage: (average 8-10 weeks, length depends on the strain/genetics)

Learn my fail-proof method to germinate your seeds in soil/coco or hydro.

Time Needed to Grow Weed, From Seedling to Harvest

Total growing time needed: 3-5 months on average

Your plant will likely double in size (maybe a bit less, maybe more) from when you first put it into the flowering stage; this is known as the Flowering Stretch. So make sure you end the vegetative stage before your plant reaches half the final height you want, or your cannabis plants may outgrow your grow space during the flowering stage!

Today I will show you how to plan your grow so it takes the amount of time you want!

Before You Start Growing Weed

Ultimately, How Long to Harvest Marijuana Depends on the Desired Yields, Strain and Grow Style

Here’s the breakdown…