A propagation method where a cutting (clone) is taken from a mature cannabis plant and grown into a genetically identical new plant.
Short Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Autoflowering
What is the best method of cloning cannabis?
- The most popular method is “cutting” where a branch is removed and then rooted.
Does cloning ruin cannabis?
- When done correctly, cloning doesn’t ruin cannabis; it’s a common practice to replicate desired genetics.
Can you clone clone cannabis plants?
- Yes, but cloning clones may lead to reduced vigor over time. It’s often better to clone from the original plant.
When can I start cloning my cannabis plant?
- Typically, you can start cloning in the vegetative stage when the plant has several sets of healthy leaves.
What tools do I need for cloning cannabis?
- You’ll need scissors or a razor blade, rooting hormone, cloning gel or powder, a humidity dome or tray, and a growing medium.
What is the success rate of cannabis cloning?
- With proper technique, success rates are typically high, often above 90%.
How do I prevent diseases when cloning cannabis?
- Maintain a clean environment, use sterilized equipment, and consider a humidity dome to prevent pests and diseases.
Are there differences in cloning methods, such as aeroponics or rockwool cubes?
- Yes, different methods like aeroponics, rockwool, or soilless mix can be used, each with its advantages and success rates.