This article is going to show you how to tell the difference between male and female cannabis plants to properly sex them. In particular, I want to show you how we determine the sex of our cannabis plants while they are still quite young. It gets significantly more obvious as the plants begin to mature and flower. On the other hand, it can be a bit more tricky to sex cannabis plants in the early pre-flower phase , but it is definitely possible! As a disclaimer, this article is intended for those who can legally grow cannabis at home. In all of our years growing, we have never had a cannabis plant grown from feminized seed turn out to be a male — though we only grow a handful of plants per year.
Male vs. female cannabis: How to determine the sex of your plant
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Sexing Cannabis: How to Tell the Difference Between Young Male vs Female Cannabis Plants
Plants have several different ways to reproduce. The most common method is sexual reproduction. Plants that reproduce sexually with seeds are called angiosperms.
The gender of a cannabis plant determines multiple factors including its potency and flavor. Female plants are great for medical and recreational use while male plants are used to cultivate the plant to produce better plants via selective breeding. Marijuana has many applications including industrial ones. For example, hemp is a kind of cannabis grown to produce ropes, fabrics, and biopolymers including biofuel and resins. Hemp is used to produce industrial goods, usually, after female plants are pollinated.