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Most Common Cannabis ‘Growing Pains’

Updated: Jul 10, 2023

For Missouri medical marijuana patients, growing your own medicine can be rewarding but also challenging. Some people struggle to keep houseplants alive, while others have a natural green thumb! No matter where you fall on the cannabis growing spectrum, we’ve listed some tips on the most common growing pains you may encounter as a grower.

Spider Mites

This is something growers of any experience level cannot avoid. If you experience spider mites, make sure to change your growing location before you the rest of your plants become contaminated.

Over or Under Watering

Although it is true that cannabis needs to be properly hydrated, it is important to find that sweet spot when watering your plant. Ensure that you are giving just the right amount of water - not too much or too little - for optimal results.

Nutrients and Fertilizers

If you prefer to use fertilizer while growing, make sure to do your research. There are plenty of benefits to using certain fertilizers and applying nutrients to your plant for better results. However, this is each growers choice!

What are your biggest cannabis ‘growing pains’ or hacks for a successful grow?

Missouri Marijuana Doctors

If you are a Missourian suffering from a qualifying condition, you may be eligible to treat your ailment with medical marijuana, which includes both THC and CBD products.

Click here to learn more about what Missouri Marijuana Card's certified medical marijuana physicians can do for you, or give us a call at 877-303-3117 and our friendly patient support team can walk you through the entire process, and set you up with an appointment through telemedicine.

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