How to Cure Cannabis
Many people are looking all over the internet for the best method to dry and cure cannabis. Especially since the curing process is just as crucial as the rest of the grow. It is important to note that the method to cure buds is the same as how to dry and cure cannabis leaves.
The Best Method To Cure Cannabis
The method to cure Cannabis has not changed, this means that the best method to dry and cure 2019 will also be the best method to dry and cure 2000 or even best method to dry and cure 1999. This is the most important parts to take into consideration when learning how to cure cannabis.
How to Cure Cannabis - Best Practices
- As soon as you have chopped your plant, mase sure that you keep all the buds on the branches. Let the plant cure upside-down in a dark and ventilated area (like your grow tent with the light off) for one week. If you do not do this the THC crystals will not set correctly and your harvest will have reduced potency or worse, none at all.
- Once the week of darkness has passed, trim the cannabis off the branches and manicure the buds. Make sure you collect all the trimmings from the manicure as you can get valuable bubble hash. For more information on trimming, take a look at our article "How to Trim Weed"(This is where the link to the article would go, have not linked since zendesk will not be the ultimate URL)
- Collect all your trimmed buds and place them in an airtight bag. Ideally, you would open the bag every other day to make sure the buds are fresh. They should be left in the airtight bag anywhere from one week to a month.
- Using humidity management tools like Boveda sachets or airtight containers will improve the overall quality and taste of the cured weed.
How to Cure Cannabis - How to Cure Cannabis Seeds
There are some people who collect genetics and have an interest in increasing the duration of cannabis seeds, however, there is no particular method regarding how to cure cannabis seeds. Once the plant reaches maturity, the harvested seeds will be able to produce new plants, therefore curing cannabis seeds is not required. If anything, some best practices to conserve cannabis seeds for longer include keeping them in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight and humidity. If possible, store them in the fridge.