Plant Gender

When growing marijuana plants for buds, most growers will try to identify and remove male marijuana plants as soon as possible. Cannabis growers weed out male cannabis plants because they don't produce usable buds and will pollinate your female cannabis plants. Pollinated female cannabis will spend all their energy making seeds instead of buds. Because...
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Only a female marijuana plant makes flowers/buds that contain a usable amount of THC. Male marijuana plants only make pollen to fertilize the females with. Most growers will throw away any male plants that they encounter to keep them from fertilizing the female plants. If your female plants do get fertilized, they will use all...
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Only a female marijuana plant makes flowers/buds that contain a usable amount of THC. Male marijuana plants only make pollen sacs that they use to fertilize the females. Most growers will throw away any male plants that they encounter to keep them from fertilizing the female plants. If your female plants do get fertilized, they...
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by Nebula Haze (originally inspired in part by this thread from PhenoMenal) Table of Contents Introduction to Feminizing Your Own Seeds 5 Steps to Feminized Seeds - Learn how to force female plants to make pollen and create feminized seeds Overview Step-by-Step Instructions with Pics Picture Grow Journal Showing Complete Process Frequently Asked Questions What are other ways to identify plant...
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by Nebula Haze In addition to the search bar, this link guide helps you navigate through the Grow Weed Easy website. Learn about growing topics you won't find anywhere else! This is a shortened list of all our cannabis growing tutorials, as the website has over 500 articles and tutorials! Full List of EVERYTHING on GWE  ← Over...
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by Nebula Haze What are "feminized" cannabis seeds and how are they different from regular seeds? (Where can I get feminized seeds?) Feminized cannabis seeds are produced in a way to make sure that all the resulting plants are female (since only female cannabis plants make buds). "Regular" (or non-feminized) seeds will produce about half...
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by Nebula Haze Table of Contents Marijuana Flowering Stage Timeline Week 1-3 - Transition to Flowering Week 3-4 - Budlets Form Week 4-6 - Buds Start Fattening Up Week 6-8 - Buds Ripen, Pistils Darken - some strains spend longer in this stage Week 8+ - Flowering Ends, Final Flush, Harvest   Introduction to the Cannabis Flowering Stage During the phase of life known...
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by Nebula Haze What Are Feminized Cannabis Seeds? Seeds where all plants grow up to be female and produce buds What Are Hermies? "Hermie" is short for "hermaphrodite." Hermie cannabis plants usually look like normal female plants for the most part, but they also grow some male parts that produce pollen. This causes seedy buds just like pollen from male plants. Hermies...
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by Sirius Fourside Right around the time when kids start hitting middle schools, short awkward teenagers go through puberty and turn into taller awkward teenagers...or was that just me? I’m sure you knew of at least one kid who grew so much, they looked almost as if someone grabbed them by their head and feet and just...
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