If you grow some seeds and like the results, try growing another strain from that same breeder and see how it goes.
How to look for quality genetics when buying marijuana seeds
The first couple months of the year is a great time to start planning your cannabis garden to get a head start on the outdoor growing season, which roughly runs from March to November, depending on where you live.
An inexperienced breeder might cross a male and a female one time and sell the resulting seeds as a new hybrid strain, but professional breeders usually put their strains through several rounds of backcrossing to stabilize the genetics and ensure consistent plants that reflect those genetics.
Seed banks exist outside of the US and can sell them for “souvenir purposes,” but it is illegal to bring seeds into the US and Customs will seize any cannabis seeds they find in packages or on a person.
Please note: Below, we present a list of countries and a short explanation of their law’s when it comes to cannabis seeds. We have done our greatest effort to explain the regulations as clearly as possible.
Please note: as a German grower you have to buy your seeds from a source within the EU.
Are cannabis seeds legal in Australia?
Are you a Canadian resident and planning to buy cannabis seeds? Good news! The federal government made it legal to grow four plants per household. However, the seeds have to be bought from a legal domestic source and laws concerning home growth vary from province to province. For example in B.C, plants may not be visible to the public and in New Brunswick the plants must be in a confined space..
In New Zealand cannabis seeds are illegal. It’s therefore not possible to buy cannabis seeds in a store. Yet, there are plenty of options like buying online.
Spain is a decentralized country with autonomous regions that can define their own regulations. Nevertheless, the policy of the provinces on cannabis seeds is almost the same everywhere: buying and selling cannabis seeds in Spain is permitted for private use. It’s therefore not strictly illegal to own and grow a few cannabis seeds in Spain unless it can be proven that you are planning to trade in weed.