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Seeds are only produced by female cannabis plants after a male plant pollinates them. To grow your own seeds you will need the female plants that produce the seeds, as well as a male plant to fertilize the female plants. It’s as simple as placing the male plant near the female plant you want to fertilize. Seeds will appear in about 4-6 weeks. This can be a complicated process, with a lot of uncertainty, so many people choose to purchase feminized seeds instead.

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How to Choose Cannabis Seeds: Buy or Grow?

Healthy marijuana seeds are dark brown, black, or some combination of both. We’d recommend you don’t use green seeds. Green seeds usually aren’t yet mature enough to sprout. Both bigger and smaller seeds will work. Indica seeds tend to be bigger-sized than sativa seeds. Another way indica and sativa seeds differ is in their patterns. Seeds that are brown and black are most likely indica, while the seeds that are a single color are generally sativa.

Whether you grow your seeds or purchase them, you should take a few precautions to keep them safe until you are ready to grow them. If done correctly, you can store marijuana seeds for several years and still use them to grow healthy cannabis plants.

Seeds can be male or female, but most people only want to grow female seeds. Why? Because female plants are the plants that produce buds. Most seed companies sell “regulars,” which contain male and female seeds. However, they also offer only female seeds, referred to as feminized seeds. There is a big price difference between the two, but its worth it to spend the extra money to make sure that you are working with feminized seeds so that you do not waste your resources growing male plants that don’t produce the results you want.

You can also minimize headaches and avoid the hassle of seed germination and sexing plants by starting with clones.

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What are feminized cannabis seeds?

Plants grown from seed can be more hearty as young plants when compared to clones, mainly because seeds have a strong taproot. You can plant seeds directly into an outdoor garden in early spring, even in cool, wet climates.

If growing male and female cannabis seeds, they’ll start to show their sex organs, or “pre-flowers,” after 8-10 weeks from germination.

Once you see the taproot, it’s time to transfer your germinated seed into its growing medium, such as soil.

To obtain that morning glory, you’ll need to choose a strain rich in energising and motivating terpenes. Lemon Shining Silver Haze does a superb job at enhancing the senses and catalysing creative thoughts. Her THC level of 21% and citrus terpenes work as a herbal espresso to turn on the mind in the morning.

Sometimes, you just need to kick your feet up, sit back, and treat yourself to some downtime. Life gets busy, and, if we’re not careful, we can find ourselves lost in a world of worry. The right cannabis strains can ground us and help us feel at peace.

Wake and Bake

While the munchies occur as a side effect of smoking weed, some people actually blaze up just to feel this sensation. Not only does food taste ten times better after a joint, but getting creative in the kitchen while high is an excellent way to connect with friends!

Cannabinoids create the foundation of every high, but terpenes contribute unique and powerful effects of their own. For example, the terpene myrcene brings a stoning sensation to the table, often associated with indica genetics. In contrast, limonene creates a cerebral and energising high often attributed to sativa genetics.

Chocolate Haze never fails to hit the mark before entering the zone of creativity. This tasty cultivar harnesses a THC level of 20% and sweet, sugary terpenes to catapult the mind into a state of focus, motivation, and immense creativity.