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Types of cannabis seeds

We would like to explain the difference between the different type of cannabis seeds.

What do you have to pay attention to when buying cannabis seeds?

If you want to grow cannabis seeds it’s very important that you cultivate female plants. The male plant only produces pollen and when pollinizes other plants they produce ultimately seed, so these aren’t any good. A female plant produces the flower, your buds. So if you want to grow for personal use, you only need to grow female cannabis plants.

There are numerous cannabis seeds on the market. Briefly summarised you can divide these into three groups:

1) Regular cannabis seeds

The plants from regular cannabis seeds can both be male and female. If you have ordered 10 regular cannabis seeds for instance, you can’t know if the plants will become male or female, most probably male/famale would be 5/5. When they are cultivated in good circumstances, you are more likely to grow female plants.

2) Feminized cannabis seeds

Feminized cannabis seeds are genetically altered so that they produce female plants in at least 97% of the cases. This forms a great advantage as only female cannabis plants produce flowers. The male cannabis plants don’t produce flowers, contain little THC and can even influence the production of THC of female plants. The female cannabis plant produces considerably more working substances such as THC, CBD, CBG and CBN than a male cannabis plant. Before bringing the seeds on the market, they are first thoroughly tested and further cultivated so that we are sure that our plants are genetically stable and consistent.

There are 3 types of Cannabis seeds: regular, feminized and autoflowering cannabis seeds. Feminized seeds are genetically altered to produce female plants.