Pruning can be defined as the removal of unwanted, often dead foliage. Pruning marijuana leaves is promoted since this practice helps in removing old yellowing leaves which in turn helps to preserve the health of the garden.
Pruning marijuana leaf also helps in concentrating growth into certain favourable areas of the plant. In fact it also it also helps in preventing the spread of disease.
Try to snip or cut when pruning and also make sure that you do not remove healthy marijuana leaves. For the purpose of cutting off marijuana leaves, you need to cut them midway on the petiole. However, over-pruning must be avoided as it leads to plant shock.
This will further result into all kinds of problems such as stunted growth and/or death.
So it becomes really important whether you actually need to prune the marijuana leaves. Taking appropriate care would help you in having a healthy plant