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Cannabis and Hemp Pinching

Cannabis pinching is exactly as it sounds - a cultivation technique that involves removing the topmost section of a cannabis plant in order to stimulate growth in the lower pinching. By pinching at an early growth stage, you will produce a cannabis plant with more bud sites and a higher yield.


Why should I pinch my plants?

Standard benefits of cannabis pinching are the same as topping, and include:

- Increased yield

- Stronger growth

- Greater potency

Emotional benefits:

- Feel like a cannabis master cultivator (because you are), and tell people you pinch your plants


When should I pinch my plants?

Pinching can only occur during early-stage growth, as it means to top the plant by removing the light growth above above the fifth node, using only your fingers.  


How should I pinch my plants?

1. Choose the cannabis plant you want to pinch.

2. Using a clean hands, pinch off the very top of the cannabis plant at the stem, above the first set of leaves.

3. That's it! You've successfully pinched your cannabis plant.

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