The UK has a climate that is generally wetter and colder than that of other countries found in the rest of Europe. This is because its weather is maritime influenced thereby making it have cooler summers and significantly mild winters. While it is true that Cannabis as a plant requires adequate water to grow healthily, excessive humidity can also be extremely detrimental.
The recent legalization of medical cannabis has given UK farmers a lot to be merry about especially with regard to the potentially huge profits they may be able to earn as they invest in this venture. However, this upturn in fortune does little to curtail the challenges faced by farmers seeking to grow weed outdoors. These obstacles range from the extremely strict licensing regulations to the humid climate that is likely to turn weed flowers into breeding grounds for mould.
Cream Caramel is a suitable indica strain for outdoor growing since it takes only 7 weeks to fully mature. It is also advantageous in terms of yield since its buds facilitate a great harvest both in terms of quality and quantity. Cream Caramel, named after its sweet caramel aroma, is a 90% indica cross between BlueBlack, Maple Leaf Indica, and White Rhino. Covered in a sugary coat of THC-rich resin, Cream Caramel delivers heavy, relaxing indica effects that soothe the mind and body.
Black widow is an indica weed strain and is thus believed to have a relaxing effect on its users. It is a crossbreed between the White Widow and Misty strains. Its 9 to 10-week maturity period make it suitable for growth in the UK since it can fully develop within the shortened British cultivation period.
Nearly ready! Cream Caramel dripping in THC
• South-west: This area of the country sees mild and very rainy winters contrasted by warm and wet summers. Tropical winds from the south extend the growing season. Includes Cornwall, Devon, Bristol, and Cardiff.
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• North-west: The north-west experiences mild winters and cool summers. Maritime winds bring a whole load of rain all year round. This region covers Northern Ireland, northern Wales, and western Scotland.
Despite the draconian nature of UK cannabis laws, things are improving. CBD products are widely available over the counter in stores, so long as they possess no more than 0.2% THC. The government also allowed doctors to start prescribing cannabis products to patients in 2018. In 2019, the NHS received the all-clear to start prescribing cannabis-based products for Lennox–Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome.
March marks the official start of spring. However, things are still pretty chilly in most of the country. But this doesn’t mean growers can’t get a head start indoors. Start germinating your seeds and placing emerging seedlings under LED lights or on a sunny windowsill.