Cannabis deleafing is a cultivation technique that involves removing the leaves from cannabis plants in order to improve air circulation and light penetration. This can be done at any stage of the plant's life cycle, By doing so, you will produce a cannabis plant with more bud sites and a higher yield.
Why should I deleaf my plants?
Standard benefits of cannabis pinching are the same as topping, and include:
- Increased yield
- Stronger growth
- Greater potency
When should I deleaf my plants?
Deleafing is best accomplished at day 20 and day 40 of the growth cycle.
How should I deleaf my plants?
1. Choose the cannabis plant you want to deleaf.
2. Using a clean hands, or scissors, pinch or cut off the leaves not receiving direct sunlight.
3. That's it! You've successfully pinched your cannabis plant.