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Northern Light is a strain, that has been well known for many decades. But how can you grow it? Is Northern Light easy to grow? Let's dive in..
Back in the Eighties, it has first gained its popularity that just keeps on growing. It is safe to say it is one of the most popular indica strains. In this article, we have gathered some information about growing this indica dominant strain, to help you reach its full potential.
As already mentioned, this is a indica dominant strain, meaning it provides »body high«. This can be felt all over your body, making you tired, relaxed and sleepy. It is also known to induce appetite. It originates from the legendary Afghani Indica and Thai Sativa. But the sativa effects are almost non existent when using this strain. It produces thick buds, with sweet, woody and piney aromas. They can contain around 20 % of THC and 0.75 % of CBD.
This strain can be grown indoors and outdoors. Its growing difficulty is ranked as pretty easy, because it has a good resistance to different diseases, pests and bugs, mold, mildew and other factors, that can worsen your final product. If grown indoors or outdoors, it always reaches a medium height. This strain will thrive in warm climate. Since it is indica dominant strain, you can expect the flowering period to end in around 6 to 7 weeks.
Feminised Northern Light seeds plant example:
Indoors, flowering period end after 6 to 7 weeks. Northern Light strain can produce up to 700 grams per square meter. When growing indoors, keep in mind that the temperature will have to be regulated, so you will need a good ventilation system. Keep in mind that lighting schedule will have to be adjusted, to get this plant into flowering phase. If you do not want to deal with that, autoflowering Northern Light cannabis seeds are also available on our webpage. The autoflowering version of Northern Light strain will automatically begin the flowering phase, and deliver yield much quicker.
Auto Northern Light seeds plant example:
Northern Light outdoor growing ends in September or October. A single plant can produce up to 600 grams of buds. When growing outdoors, keep in mind that your plant is more exposed to many factors that can worsen your yield. Even though this Northern Lights are very sturdy and resistant, it is good to keep out and eye for any bugs and other pests, that could hide in your buds or under the leaves. The plant will probably also need some extra support, if it produces many buds, or if you live in a windy environment, so it does not break.
Because of its resistance, this strain is pretty easy to grow, even if you are a beginner. It does well on almost every growing medium. It is also very adjustable and can provide good results if you decide to use a special growing method.
The most common mistakes that will negatively impact your final product is over watering your Northern Light plant. With over watering, you drown the roots and they cannot breathe, causing root rot, slow growth and even death of the plant. Another mistake is adding too much nutrients, that reduces yield. Not giving your plant enough light can also cause it to grow very poorly. Make sure to harvest your plant in the right time, because being too quick or too late is another common mistake.
In conclusion, Northern Light is pretty easy strain to grow, but keep in mind that many factors can quickly worsen the condition of your plant. Luckily Northern Light strain is pretty sturdy, so it will not let you down if you decide to try it. If you are a newbie, this is an excellent choice. Have you ever tried growing Northern Light strain? Let us know in the comment section below.
Disclaimer: All our blog articles are for informational and theoretical purposes only and do not encourage or illustrate the actual state, cultivation or use of cannabis substances.