As stated in Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act, cannabis cultivation should be kept away from the public view. Thus, the plants should be grown indoors and kept in a locked or enclosed area, such as the garage. The ideal temperature to ensure successful growth is about 75 degrees, more or less. If you’re growing the cannabis plants in a small space with stagnant air, it is highly recommended to use a fan to move the air in and out of the room.
From the plant’s flowering stage, it will take about 50 to 60 days until the plants will be ready to be harvested. The plants should be ready to be harvested once most of the trichome caps have gone milky looking from being translucent and once ten percent of the caps have turned into an amber color.
Where To Buy Cannabis Seeds?
Cannabis plants can also be grown outdoors in Arizona but should be kept away from the public. When grown outdoors, the plants would start to flower around August, and as the days get shorter, they should be ready to harvest by October. Cannabis plants can be possibly grown in Phoenix despite the heat. However, extra steps have to be taken in order for the plants to be protected.
The Department of Health in Arizona has yet to come up with a system that will authorize the cultivation of cannabis without being a dispensary. For now, the only way to cultivate cannabis in Arizona for recreational adult use is to have a dispensary. Thus, when applying for an Arizona Cannabis cultivation license, the address of the cultivation facility will be tied to the address of the dispensary.
How Often to Water the Cannabis Plants?
When planted, the cannabis plant would require around 18 hours of light and six hours of darkness in order to grow and reach the vegetative stage. How long you will leave the plant in this state will depend on your available space, although experts recommend that beginners should start small.
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