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.
Sexing Cannabis: How to Tell the Difference Between Young Male vs Female Cannabis Plants
5 Tips on How to Sex Marijuana Plants - MSNL Blog
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!
How To Determine The Sex Of A Cannabis Plant
In the world of plants, reproduction can happen in a variety of ways. Monoecious plants produce two different types of flowers on the same plant, and hermaphrodite plants grow single flowers that have both male and female reproductive organs. Cannabis is a dioecious plant, meaning male or female reproductive organs appear on different plants.