Taking care of the pH of your soil is essential to producing fine marijuana. Most growers, at some stage, will be required to measure and adjust their pH, and it pays to know how to do this correctly before being faced with the problem. Keep reading this article to learn everything you need to know about pH management.
The pH level of any growing system is the measurement of how acidic or alkaline the medium is in which the roots are growing. It is calculated using a logarithm, with 0 being the most acidic and 14 being the most alkaline (and 7 being neutral).
In general gardening, pH plays an important role, and even more so with cannabis. For the most part cannabis prefers a slightly acidic pH level, and keeping this right can dramatically alter your yield.
Sometimes growers get lucky with their potting mix, and virtually no maintenance is required throughout the growing stage. But not all are so fortunate and sometimes a strict observation and maintenance is necessary. Correcting the pH when it goes out allows your cannabis the opportunity to thrive in the best possible…