There are several ways to increase the speed of growth in hydroponics:
- Optimize nutrient solution: Make sure the nutrient solution is well-balanced and contains all the necessary elements for plant growth.
- Provide optimal light: Provide the plants with the right amount and type of light for their specific needs.
- Maintain ideal temperature and humidity: Keep the temperature and humidity at the optimal levels for the plants you are growing.
- Use high-quality seeds: Start with high-quality, healthy seeds to ensure strong, vigorous plants.
- Use CO2 supplementation: CO2 supplementation can increase the rate of photosynthesis and accelerate plant growth.
- Use proper technique and timing of pruning and training: Proper pruning and training can help direct the plant’s energy into growth rather than into maintaining unnecessary leaves.
- Use growth hormones: Using growth hormones such as cytokinins and auxins can also increase the rate of growth.
- Use hydroponic systems that are known to have faster growth rates: Some hydroponic systems like aeroponics and deep water culture have faster growth rates than others.
- Keep the growing area clean and free from pests and pathogens.
Note: Always do proper research and testing when introducing new variables, as some of these options may not be suitable for all types of plants or growing conditions.