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Case Study: Western Washington

This Western Washington grower was founded in Bellingham, Washington in 2014 and has a dedicated crew of employees who are committed to crafting some of the highest quality cannabis in the state. This Western Washington grower regularly achieves quality assurance testing at over 30% total cannabinoids and strong terpene profiles.

Objectives

  • Maintain or increase THC content
  • Equal to or greater yield
  • Control over environmental hazards

Environment

  • Indoor grow
  • Veg cycle: 24 hours daily
  • Strain 1: Extreme Cream, 10 plants under each light type
  • Strain 2: Orange Cream, 7 plants under each light type
  • Turned to flower cycle under 1000W HPS, 12 hours daily
Extreme Cream, 10 plants under each fixture Wet Weight Avg lbs/plantPost Trim (g) Trim(g)flower/plant avg (g)
Extreme Cream with 185W LED2.101152.00398.90115.00
Extreme Cream with 450W T5HO1.57910.10253.2091.00
DIFFERENCE0.53241.90145.7024.00
34%27%58%26%
Orange Cream #1, 7 plants under each fixture Wet Weight Avg lbs/plantPost Trim (g) Trim(g)flower/plant avg (g)
Orange Cream #1 with 185W LED2.661038.08345.30148.20
Orange Cream #1 with 450W T5HO1.74619.50149.7088.50
DIFFERENCE0.92418.58195.6059.70
53%68%131%67%
Cannibanoid Production T5 LED
Total THC29%29%
TOTAL CBD<.1%<.1%
Total Cannabinoids34%34%

Summary

In both strains there was a significant increase weight using LED lighting

Extreme Cream Summary
  • Increase in wet weight vs T5.......34%
  • Increase in dry flower weight vs T5......27%
  • Increase in dry trim weight vs T5........58%
  • Increase in g/flower per plant......26%
Orange Cream Summary
  • Increase in wet weight vs T5.......53%
  • Increase in dry flower weight vs T5......68%
  • Increase in dry trim weight vs T5........131%
  • Increase in g/flower per plant......67%