Jorge Cervantes, The Cannabist

Jorge Cervantes

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Past articles by Jorge:

Why generating marijuana seeds at home from a clone is a complex endeavor

Producing marijuana seeds at home appears simple at first glance, but genetics are complex. Get info on hermaphrodite plants and generating cannabis seeds. → Read More

How to germinate weed seeds: Join forces with Mother Nature

Wondering how to germinate weed seeds? Mother Nature takes care of most of the work, you just need to provide a few simple things. → Read More

Can nutrients make cannabis taste bad? Learn more about fertilizers and flushing

Our expert grower is asked: 'Can cannabis flower have a chemical taste if it contains nutrients added to aid growing?' Get info on fertilizers and flushing. → Read More

Purple marijuana explained: What you need to know about anthocyanins

Purple marijuana explained: Learn about the plant pigments known as anthocyanins and the other factors behind purple weed. → Read More

How many lights do you need in a greenhouse? Our expert weighs in

Electricity use from lights is much lower in a greenhouse because the lights are turned on fewer hours per day and used for only half of the year. → Read More

How to grow weed in any climate: six top tips

If you are wondering how to grow marijuana outdoors, here are some tricks from cultivation expert Jorge Cervantes to give your marijuana plants the best chance. → Read More

How to control spider mites on marijuana plants: Keep it clean

Spider mites multiply super-fast and adapt to pesticide controls quickly. Using a full arsenal of methods is the only way to keep them at bay. → Read More

When a master cannabis cultivator tells you his favorite strains, you may want to check them out

Master cannabis cultivator Jorge Cervantes names the five best marijuana strains in the United States, according to him. → Read More

How to harvest cannabis: Planning ahead is critical for success

Cannabis Cultivation Q&A: Harvesting your cannabis crop is the reward for all the fun you had growing it! Here is the basic information you need on how to harvest weed. → Read More

Marijuana harvest tip: Taking more time can yield bigger rewards

Cannabis Cultivation Q&A: Extending the harvest period over a few weeks encourages the plant to develop its lower buds. → Read More

What’s the easiest way to grow marijuana? Weighing the options

For someone who has never grown weed and is curious about where to begin, here's a quick take from a pro on the easiest way to grow marijuana. → Read More

Can cannabis plants be moved outdoors part-time? Tips for a sunny transition

A reader wonders about potential benefits and harms of moving a cannabis plant that primarily is grown indoors so that it also receives natural sunlight. → Read More