Van Wingerden carefully customized a state-of-the-art, 78,000-square-foot complex, comprised of a 60,000 sq. ft. greenhouse and 18,000 sq. ft. of support structures. The greenhouse is a perpetual harvest facility where plants cycle through zones that provide plants what they need during each growth stage so that the company can harvest 400 to 500 plants a week. Cannabis plants transition through cycles on movable tables over a four-month period so that they don’t need to be moved, with the light, irrigation and feeding system changing depending on the stage the plant is in.
Growing year-round in a greenhouse means the company relies on the sun to provide much of the light the plants need to develop to their full yield and potency potential. Van Wingerden also initially installed supplemental high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights to maintain an adequate daily light integral
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