When growing from seed, it’s essential to start with large, healthy, and mature seeds. Often, growers make the mistake of buying inferior seeds. This puts them at a disadvantage right from the start. At Greenpoint Seeds, we go through multiple steps to guarantee our customers get the best seeds on the market. We begin by using an airlift that sorts the seeds by weight. The airlift raises the lighter seeds out of the batch, leaving only the heaviest, most-mature seeds. Next, we use a sieve that sorts the seeds by size, discarding the smaller seeds so that only the largest remain. Finally, we do a visual inspection and remove any discolored seeds to ensure only the best cannabis seeds go into a Greenpoint Seeds Premium Collector’s Pack.
The warm water washes away growth-inhibiting hormones and moistens the seed at the cellular level, thus providing the optimal conditions for growth. In nature, most plants produce large amounts of seeds. And with luck, a small number will germinate and survive to grow up and reproduce themselves. As masters of the indoor growing environment, it is up to us to germinate and pass on desired genetic traits.
Start With Big and Healthy Seeds
Together, we can add to this multi-millennia relationship and play a part in the beautiful history of cannabis.
When growing from seed, you have control over every aspect of the product you produce. You can pick flavors and effects that you enjoy, making your strain selections unique and personal.
There are various methods of germinating cannabis seeds and, although there are many paths to the same goal, we have found that the method described below is the best way to germinate cannabis seeds.
1. Take a clean shot glass and fill it with room temperature water (tap, filtered, or reverse osmosis water is fine).
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Okay so I placed my seeds in water until they sank, but I also turned on a heater on the containers to get them hot (no heating pad).. the water got pretty hot for about an hour. Could that have been bad for the seed first off/killed them.
Also cut off a small piece of the plug and gently placed over the holes.
2-3) inches. For this reason, and to prevent the media from drying out very quickly, it is recommended to start seeds in a container at least 3.5-4 inches deep. This way the tap root has sufficient room to stretch out from the outset. The seedlings also wont have to be handled so much. You can use Rooters to germ Cannabis seeds, but you’re going to want to transplant them into a larger container relatively soon after they sprout. Right after they sprout you should see a taproot hanging out of the plug, which isn’t really a good thing.
They are under 2 23w CFL’s.
I placed them in small rapid rooter plugs (dunked them in 6.0ph water then rang them out) and put a small humidity dome over the top.
Rooters/plant plugs are awesome for cuttings, but for Cannabis seeds it only seems like a slight step up from paper towels to me.
Personally I soak 16-18 hrs in distilled water. Then stack 4 paper towels on a plate and wet with tap water. Tilt the plate so the paper towels drain. You do not want to see any water just moist paper towel. Place the seeds and then fold over top. Place another plate over top face to face so it kinda seals the moisture in. Place a washcloth folded in half on a tv box and place the plates on top. Within 24-72 hrs should all have germinated. Once they germinate place in rapid rooters tap root down. You should have 100% success rate.. atleast I usually do.