Are Unfertilized Female Cannabis Plants More Potent?

July 4, 2018

Cannabis grows wild in both temperate and tropical areas around the world. It is used as a medicinal and recreational herb for its active compound, THC. Cannabis has been intensively selected, bred, and cultivated, and many varieties and cultivars vary widely from the original species and naturally occurring ecotypes.

PC: Dan Heims

Unfertilized female plants are much more potent than fertilized plants. You can purchase feminized seed to ensure more female plants. If you’re trying to hybridize and generate new F1 seed, you need male plants to fertilize the female flowers. About 50 percent of your new seed will be male.

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