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cannabis seeds male or female

Seeds for these varieties are now widely available online and through dispensaries. It should be noted, however, that any plant grown from these seeds is not guaranteed to produce high levels of CBD, as it takes many years to create a seed line that produces consistent results. A grower looking to produce cannabis with a certain THC to CBD ratio will need to grow from a tested and proven clone or seed.

As interest in CBD as a medicine has grown, many breeders have crossed high-CBD hemp with cannabis. These strains have little or no THC, 1:1 ratios of THC and CBD, or some have a high-THC content along with significant amounts of CBD (3% or more).

What are high-CBD cannabis seeds?

There are a few indicators that will give you a sense of whether the seed is worth germinating.

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Check out Johanna’s full video series on how to grow weed on Leafly’s YouTube .

It’s possible to tell them apart before plants are mature enough to reproduce. Plants will start to reveal their sex at the tail-end of the vegetative phase.

It’s a good idea to weigh your pots before you water them. If possible, place them on a scale. Every time you water them, the soil will retain water, and each pot will become significantly heavier.

The amount of water you give will also depend on the size of your container. Use these figures to administer the right amount of water for your pot size:

Temperature & humidity

You can also play around with terpene profiles. Some strains are exceptionally fruity, whereas others are more earthy. Why not blend opposing terpene profiles to see what you come up with?

Temperature and humidity are important variables in preventing mould and optimising yield. These factors can be controlled indoors by using humidifiers, dehumidifiers, heaters, and air conditioning.

Once you’ve grown out the males and females you want to breed, it’s time to make the cross. Use these simple steps to do so.

Rooting cuttings will also allow you to produce more plants in a shorter time frame. You’ll skip the germination phase and have a tray of young vegging plants ready to go.

You can also make your own feminized seeds, but you have to start with two known female plants.

Adult Female Cannabis Plant Pictures

If you would like to start a breeding program to make your own hybrids, I recommend using a method that creates all-female (feminized) seeds so that you don’t waste time having to identify and throw out male plants.

Diagram Showing What Pre-Flowers Look Like
Male pre-flowers on left – Female pre-flowers on right

The following method can help you identify gender for plants that are taking a while to show their pre-flowers.