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Typically, outdoor growers will add amendments to soil when weed plants are transplanted outside. Outdoor amendments usually come in powder form that you mix in with soil.
Climate in your area
Sustained temperatures above 85°F will cause your plants to stop growing, while continued temperatures below 55°F can cause damage and stunting to plants, even death.
Balcony: This can be a great spot if it gets good light—ideally, it faces south—and will usually get good wind. However, you may need to cover your balcony from peeping neighbors.
If you’re growing weed outdoors, it’s great to find a community of cannabis growers in your area to see how others are growing in your specific climate. Local climates vary, so it can be helpful to see what strains thrive where you are, and also when other growers are popping seeds, harvesting, and more. You can also join online forums or Social media groups, but a great place to start is your local grow shop.
Outdoors you can’t influence all the living conditions. Yes, you can choose the soil and provide water, but you can’t influence the weather, while the weather is the most important factor for the final result. Growing outdoor marijuana plants is therefore generally more difficult compared to indoor growing.
Because of its high fungal resistance the Amnesia Lemon Kush is very easy to grow and produces crops that can reach up to 750 grams per m2. However, this strain is especially known for its great effect and sublime taste. A great strain if you like sweet en sour tastes like lime and lemon.
Top 5 best cannabis strain seeds for outdoors
However, the cannabis plant is naturally an outdoor plant so each plant can be grown outdoors. Yet, not all species achieve good results when grown outdoors. That has to do with various causes. An important factor is in this is the degree of mold and moisture resistance. Moreover, not all species are suitable for the climate in which you want to grow. From this you can conclude that the success of an outdoor cultivation largely depends on the chosen weed seeds.
Seeds for outdoor growing have to meet the conditions previously mentioned in this blog. If there is one species that obviously meets all these conditions, then it’s our Blue Dream feminized strain.
Growing outdoor marijuana plants is very rewarding. Especially as you don’t need expensive equipment such as lamps, an extractor and grow tent. Moreover, you don’t need electricity. The sun does the work. This means that the costs for an outdoor cultivation are low. Besides, outdoor growing is environmentally friendly and by relying on mother nature you will create organic plants with the highest possible quality.
Sweet ZZ is our own version of the legendary Zkittlez. With its fruity aroma and succulent flavour, it’s top favourite for all candy-loving cannabis growers.
Growing cannabis outdoors is extremely rewarding, if mostly for the large yields and low cost of operation. Many of Royal Queen Seeds’ varieties take very well to the outdoors, thriving under the natural sunlight. That said, when it comes to outdoor growing, the strain you choose can make all the difference between success or failure. For that reason, we’ve put together a list of our top 5 outdoor strains—cultivars that are ready to harvest by late September.
4. SWEET ZZ
Perfect for growing outdoors, the strain needs about 7–8 weeks to mature its flowers. If all goes well, you can bring in 500g/plant by mid-September.
Critical Kush features some of the cerebral and rather sativa-like effects of OG Kush in addition to the powerful couch-lock stone of Critical—a classic scenario of “buy one high, get one free”. Growers looking for a sturdy, potent, and profit-yielding strain for the outdoors won’t make a bad decision with Critical Kush. The rewards you’ll receive in late September are huge: outdoor yields of up to 550g/plant, a long-lasting and intense effect, and a final product with an average THC level of 20%.
With Fat Banana, the breeders at RQS managed to hybridise the biggest and fattest Banana OG specimens. This Kush strain will seduce you with fruity flavours, and it may lay you flat on your couch with its incredibly potent smoke.
Next up is Speedy Chile. This girl combines Early Skunk genetics with several Chile indica landraces, although a third generation autoflowering plant is partly responsible for its very short flowering time of just 6 weeks (42 days!).