Sexing your seeds!



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Hello growing enthusiasts! I wanted to make a short post about sexing your seeds. I replied to one of our new community members post and I see more people are interested in what I said. Like I said in the reply I've never tried this because I always buy feminized seed so I have never confirmed this. Ed Rosenthal was a columnist in the old high times magazine that people could write to him and ask questions about cannabis and he would answer them in the next month issue of high times. Well he wrote a couple of books called the best of ASK ED. I'm not sure where I got this book from but Ive had it for a long time and have gone through the whole book and highlighted everything I considered important. In the beginning of the book there is a chapter on seeds and I wanted to share that he confirmed the experiment and had complete success!
My suggestion tho and the way I usually germinate my seeds is put some water in a small clear glass jar/cup and drop your seed or seeds in it. They should float on top of the water. Put the jar of water in a dark spot. I usually put it in a cupboard. In about six to ten hours poke the seeds with your finger that are floating on top of the water and they should sink to the bottom of the glass jar/cup. If they don't sink right away you may want to wait a little longer and try again. Any seeds that don't sink after that are usually duds and I discard them. After another 12 to 24 hours look through the glass and check to see if the tap root has showed where it comes out from. If it hasn't showed yet put back in the dark place and wait another 12 to 24 hours. It should show by then. Determine the sex of the seed by where the tap root comes out from. Like I said I don't ever have to determine after it starts to come out because I buy feminized. But that's when I put it directly into my tubs or planter pots.
I hope this helps some of you that don't have the means of buying feminized seeds. Have an amazing day and keep growing!


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I'm definitely going to test out this theory here soon! I have 10 non-feminized Big Mack Superstar Seeds from @canna-curate, and a few others coming from Irvine Seed Company that I'll be able to test this theory on as well! Thanks for this awesome information!!

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I would say this is just one of those myths that do plague cannabis growing. But hey I guess it is a 50% chance , so it would be cool to try.

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Cool info!
BTW... I didn't notice this in the post...
Where does the female / male tap root emerge so you can tell the difference?
Thank You!
👍🏼🌱👍🏼
Have an Awesome Sunday!

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it said if the tap root comes out from either side it would be a male, if it comes out from either top or bottom it would be female.

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Thank You so much!
I read it twice and somehow didn't see that!
You have an Awesome Upcoming Week!
👍🏼😎🌄😎👍🏼
And Thanks Again!

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Thanks for the advice. I could use all the tips I can get right now as I'm attempting to grow for the first time.

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Good luck! You've definitely come to the right place for tips and ideas!

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Lol I'm starting completely from ground zero. The only thing I knew about weed before I started trying to grow, was how to roll it and smoke it. 🤦 I'm learning to germinate and all now!

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Haha well you got to start somewhere! And you have definitely come to the right community!

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I've definitely got some studying to do! My first five plants shriveled up and died in the Louisiana heat.

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I noticed it had a "learn to clone" section! Would you mind providing that in a separate post? I'm curious about the process, but I'm also curious if you absolutely have to use a rooting hormone or if you could produce this effect naturally!

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The only real way to be certain is clone for sex...

Blaze it!!!!

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