Yields are also highly respectable, being between 550 and 650 grams per plant. This makes White Widow a superb choice for commercial growers looking to maximize their crop, although home growers also enjoy being able to harvest an ample quantity of weed from just a few plants.
Certainly if you intend to set up a commercial growing enterprise it is essential to contact the local authorities to make sure that you are fully up to speed with all your legal obligations. After all, laws are always open to interpretation, so it’s important to have a clear grasp of current local government policy.
Michigan-based growers with an indoor setup will appreciate the compact nature of OG Kush plants as it will help them to maximise their available growing space. Flowering times are between 8 and 9 weeks, meaning that it is possible to harvest indoor crops within 12 to 16 weeks from planting. Indoor yields of around 425 to 475 grams per m2 can be achieved with the help of basic growing techniques.
1. White Widow
You’ll need to apply for a license if you want to grow weed on a commercial scale, but for personal use the only conditions are that you refrain from carrying too much marijuana when you’re out in public, and keep your total stash within certain limits. This equates to no more than 2.5 ounces of weed on your person, and a maximum of 10 ounces kept at home.
Being a little more susceptible to mold than other weed varieties, Gorilla Glue is probably most content in an indoor growing environment. Plants are very manageable, growing to around 1.3 meters in height, and yields of up to 550 grams per m2 are achievable with the aid of SOG (Sea of Green) and SCROG (Screen of Green) techniques. Expect your plants to flower in around 7 to 8 weeks.
You might also need to apply for one or more of several other applicable licenses depending on how you intend on operating your business, details of which are available from the State of Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency.
Plants can be ready to harvest in around 8 or 9 weeks, and due to its long vegetative phase and hardy nature Chocolope has a strong resilience to the nutrient and watering mistakes novice growers tend to make from time to time.
Michigan’s recreational marijuana law, known as the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act permitted the legal sale of cannabis from December 2019.
But what does this the new law mean for the great lakes states residents looking to grow their own cannabis seeds in Michigan? Let´s take a closer look at the recently implemented Michigan marijuana laws.
Michigan Cannabis Law
Having first introduced medical marijuana in November 2008, Michigan became the 10th US state and the first in the Midwest, to legalise recreational cannabis in the mid-term elections of November 2018 (those elections also saw Missouri and Utah adopt legalised medical cannabis laws).
However, medical restrictions differ – Under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, qualifying patients suffering from a state-approved debilitating condition are permitted to possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis or cannabis equivalents.
Michigan Medical Marijuana patients are allowed to possess the following:
Like the rest of the US, Michigan banned cannabis use in the 1930s with the passing of the Marihuana Tax Act. However, while much of the US was engaged in a ‘war on drugs’ during the 1970s, one city in Michigan adopted a very different strategy.
The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA) not only establishes the terms of the law, but also delegates responsibility for the licencing, enforcement and regulation of the law. The Michigan Department of Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is responsible for overseeing all adult recreational cannabis use in the state.
Michigan’s limit of 12 plants is the highest in the US. The only other state that permits growers to cultivate 12 plants is Alaska. Most of the other states that have legalised recreational cannabis use only allow up to six plants to be grown.
Michigan was one of the earlier states to legalise medicinal cannabis too (the 13 th to do so), which reflects its modern attitudes towards the drug.
56% of voters supported the legalisation of cannabis, which indicates a strong majority views the drug positively. However, some industry experts talk about ‘fear’ campaigns, which led other Michigan residents to protest against cannabis legalisation.
Some parts of Michigan will not have any cannabis retailers at all. State law permits individual communities (e.g. cities) to opt out, for example, if they feel it sends a negative message to young people. At the time of writing, around 40 communities have chosen to adopt this approach.
The college town of Ann Arbor was the location for many pro-cannabis rallies. For example, when the poet John Sinclair was sentenced to 10 years in prison for possessing two cannabis joints, protestors organised the Free John Sinclair Rally in a bid to see his sentence revoked.