Cannabis cropping is a cultivation technique that involves removing the topmost section of a cannabis plant in order to stimulate growth in the lower branches. This is typically done when the plant is young in order to encourage lateral growth. By doing so, you will produce a cannabis plant with more bud sites and a higher yield.
Why should I crop my plants?
Standard benefits of cannabis cropping include:
- Increased yield
- Stronger growth
- Greater potency
When should I crop my plants?
Cropping can occur at any phase of the vegetative cycle, but should be started as soon as possible to encourage lateral growth.
How should I crop my plants?
1. Choose the cannabis plant you want to pinch.
2. Using a clean hands and scissors, top the plant. and bend the remaining branches into a lateral position (such as can be supported by a Sea of Green (SCROG) net.
3. Secure the branches of your plant in positon.