You have finally gotten your first marijuana harvest and now you are a proud owner of a bunch of buds. Congratulations. But the production process isn’t over yet and your buds still aren’t ready to be used. There is one more step you need to take and that is drying. Here is our guide explaining how to dry weed fast.
The drying process will ensure that your weed reaches its full potential. Once the curing is over, you will need to keep them in an air-tight container, like a glass jar with a lid firmly screwed on.
To speed up the process and get the best results, the room where you are drying your weed should be around 21 C or 70 F degrees. The humidity should be kept between 45% and 50%. Some experts can gauge the moisture from their experience, but we would advise you to get a hydrometer.
Place your weed on drying racks, making sure there is enough space between them for the air to circulate. You can use clothes hangers in a pinch or hang some cloth lines to serve as a drying rack.
Remove the fan leaves, because they have low THC content and will make your weed harsh and unpleasant.
The critical factor to successfully dry weed is humidity, which needs to be continuously monitored. There are several ways of adjusting it. The easiest is to use your air conditioner, or you can get humidifiers.
You can also add a fan to create air circulation, which will reduce drying time. Make sure you are not pointing it in the direction of your plants, but to angle it.
One of the most common mistakes people make is trying to speed up the process by drying the weed in an oven or even a microwave. This is the best way to destroy your weed and leave it with a burnt and unpleasant taste. The high temperature will destroy cannabinoids in your plants, making them useless. Be patient and you will get high-quality weed in no time.