August 7, 6 min read August 7, Determining the Sex of Your Cannabis Plants Do you want to be part of a private, professional community? Join Now In this contributor article, guest blogger Shanta Devourn provides useful information on determining the sex of your cannabis plants. The following is an article produced by a contributing author. Growers Network does not endorse nor evaluate the claims of our contributors, nor do they influence our editorial process. We thank our contributors for their time and effort so we can continue our exclusive Growers Spotlight service. When can you sex your cannabis plants?
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Helpful Guide Growing Female cannabis plants are the only ones that produce flowers. Male cannabis plants produce pollen which, if exposed to female cannabis plants, will result in seedy weed. Therefore, to cultivate seedless cannabis buds a. Why Sex Cannabis Plants? As mentioned, male cannabis plants produce pollen which can easily spread throughout a grow area.
This is very important information for two reasons. The first is that female plants are the only marijuana plants that will produce the buds growers are looking for; males are reserved solely for fertilization and creating seeds. But truthfully, waiting until this point is risky. If the males and females are in the same room, the males could pollinate an entire crop at any moment, and even moving them could cause those pollen sacs to split and fertilize any females nearby.
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