How long is the vegetative stage? (and when does it end?)

Updated Mar 15, 2019

Question: How do I know when the marijuana vegetative stage is over?

Answer: When the marijuana plant is in the vegetative stage, it only grows vegetative growth like leaves and stems.

In the vegging stage, the plant does not grow buds/flowers at all.

You can tell when the vegetative stage has ended because the plant starts growing gender-specific parts in addition to leaves and vegetative growth.

For example, you know the flowering stage has started when the plant starts growing pistils/white hairs/buds if plant is a girl, and balls/pollen sacs if a boy.

Vegetative Stage vs Flowering Stage Diagram

Vegetative vs Flowering Marijuana plant diagram
Notice how the plant only grows leaves and stems in the vegetative stage

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