Drying

What is the best way to dry weed?

After you have cut all branches of the main trunk you can start cutting it. Cut all the leaves off to the top. Then you hang the tops upside down in a dry and dark room on a fishing wire. If the room is too moist, the weed plants will suffer from mold and top rot, which is why it is very important that the room is dry.

After how long can you dry the weed?

The drying process of the weed will need some time. If you don’t give it the time it needs, this will be at the expense of taste and quality, which is of course a shame. So don’t go to work with a hairdryer or a microwave! The weed is finished drying, when the twigs break and do not bend. The smell of the weed can change during the process and, for example, smell like hay. This is normal. It can also happen that it smells a little chemical. Next time try to start rinsing the plant clean by only watering 2 weeks before harvesting.

What is the best temperature for drying weed?

The best temperature for this is between 15 and 20 degrees with an air humidity of 40-50%, whereby it is important that during the drying process you do not use a fan that is aimed directly at the weed tops. Air circulation is good, but do not aim the fan directly at the tips.

How can I best keep weed and for how long?

If your weed is dry, it is best to pack it in airtight or vacuum bags. Keep the weed in a dark and dry place. You can possibly freeze your weed, this way you can keep it for around a year. You can also cure your weed.

Dry, hang or put down your weed?

It is best to let your weed dry and turn it upside down, then the air will pass around the top and this way it dries gradually. Laying the tops on a newspaper is not a good idea. This way no air comes between the tops and rot or mold. Of course you can put them on a net for drying.

Where? Provide a dry, dark space between 18 and 22 degrees.

How long? Your weed is dry enough when the twigs break through and no longer bend.

How? Hang the branches upside down to dry, do not place them on paper or newspapers.

Tip: Make sure the tops do not touch each other during drying.