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Here are some indicators that your cannabis is ready for a new container.

To do so, follow the steps above, and make sure the new container is at least twice as big as the old one, if not bigger.

End of vegetative stage

Check out Johanna’s full video series on how to grow weed on Leafly’s YouTube .

When in doubt, always opt for slightly more space than needed. A plant tends to require 2 gallons of soil for every 12 inches of growth it achieves during the vegetative stage. Knowing the potential height of the strain you’re growing is helpful.

When roots become cramped and can’t spread out they can get tangled and become “rootbound”—this will effective choke the plant, leading to a stunted, sickly plant, and can even kill it. A healthy root system will lead to a healthy weed plant.

You can help avoid causing your cannabis plants stress during transplant by following these principles:

4.) Transfer again when plants double in height

There are advantages to transplanting your marijuana, and this transplant guide and tutorial will teach you when and how to transplant your pot plants perfectly every time. But why should growers transplant their weed plants in the first place? Why not just plant them in their final container from the beginning? The reason is that a proper transplanting regimen actually makes your plants grow faster in the vegetative stage!

They also make it much harder to overwater your plants. The main drawback is they need to be watered much more often than a regular pot. (learn more about them here)

This next cannabis seedling is huge for a solo cup – it should have been transplanted weeks ago! The strange curling symptoms are a sign that the roots aren’t happy. Once this plant was transplanted it started growing perfectly again.

A root-bound cannabis plant – transplant your plants before it comes to this!

Seed to Final Container: When to Transplant