Why should you know the difference of the medical cannabis genders?
Medical marijuana are living things capable of reproduction like typical humans do. In other words, there are two genders under the medical weed. They could be male for female. It is important that you know which of your medical cannabis are male and female to avoid pollination, thus ruining the capability and the THC content of your female medical cannabis.
When can you identify the difference?
You can tell the difference between your medical cannabis in as early as fourth and sixth week of the vegetative period of their growing life. However, many growers get panic as they become confused of the early signs that can tell their difference. Worry no more as you can still identify them more accurately as they enter the 2nd week of their flowering stage.
What are the indications of a male medical cannabis?
The basic identification of the difference of the genders of the medical marijuana is their sex organs. Male medical cannabis tend to grow ball-like structures which appear to be their organs. They look like small balls. Male plants are relatively taller than the female medical marijuana. They also have lesser number of leaves and buds as they grow. Male medical marijuana are thrown out by the growers after identification to avoid contamination of their female medical cannabis. Pollination occurs when pollens from the males get into the females. The potency and the high of the latter are reduced as they become pollinated.
What are the indications of the female medical marijuana?
Female medical Marijuana are kept by the growers as they are likely to have more THC levels than those of the male ones. They have the effect of keeping you stoned and high unlike the males who just give you headache. Female medical weeds have small balls to but two white hairs come out forming a letter V. Upon seeing these, male medical marijuana are taken out of the room to prevent the pollination to occur. Females are also shorter than the males but they have more leaves and buds despite their size. Female medical marijuana are better than males because their potency is much demanded. Male medical cannabis are only kept by growers who are intending to breed other medical cannabis strains in the future. You just be mindful of the identification of their genders as female medical cannabis tend to show their white hairs at a later time.