During winter season, it tends to be cold in your grow area and the easiest way to introduce warmth to your grow area is by using a seedling heat mat. Some of them have thermostat controllers as well so you can really dial down the most appropriate heat setting (the idea is to have the medium warm) the heat mat will transfer heat through to the medium and the warmth will help to accelerate the germination times of your precious Cannabis seeds.
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Be mindful that while warmth does help to germinate cannabis seeds. Too much warmth or heat can actually also kill your seedlings. So find the right temperature balance and stick with it.
You may also use a seedling heat mat on fresh Clones in the winter time to help them to establish roots faster. Go with the warmth!
The best way to get your cannabis seeds germinated in Winter is by using a seedling heat mat. To successfully germinate your cannabis seeds correctly you will need to have 3 important things;
Moisture, Warmth and Darkness. If you have these 3 key things and your medium is ready to go you’re on the right path way to having a successful germination.
Before their popularity in the last 50 years, many cannabis species were endemic to specific regions throughout the globe.
The ways that seeds are dispersed are many, but cannabis has recently found an interesting partner to help in its dispersal. Humans are the leading cause for transporting cannabis seeds throughout the world.
Many are adapted for water submersion, while others are capable of being digested and remaining intact or to latch onto the fur of a passing animal.
Cannabis Seed Germination Methods
Join us as we detail the most effective methods in how to germinate cannabis seeds, along with information that will help you understand marijuana seeds from a new perspective.
Cannabis seeds, like all other seeds, are the result of reproduction between plants. Each plant has evolved throughout millions of years to adapt to their surroundings; thus, they’ve also made their seeds adapt to certain dispersion methods.
A seed is an embryonic plant. Just as humans are embryos at the earliest stage of life, so are seeds.
Some seeds are equipped with “wings,” which are adaptations that allow the seed to ride the current of the wind for an extended period of time so that it’s dispersed away from its mother.
mats are waste of money.
I would forget about the mat. Just put your seeds in your cups and keep them moist. With temps like that the humidity will help them sprout. The mat will probably make to much heat and possibly cause more males.
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heard from others that they are just a money grab. not necessary. the fluo you put them under will have a ballast that created heat and is usually sufficient. gl