Germinating Cannabis Seeds
Soaking The Seeds to Help Germination.
For one, you can speed up the germination rate as well as eliminate any infectious agents by choosing this method. First soak your Marijuana Seeds for approximately 12 hours in hydrogen peroxide solution. After they have soaked , it will be time to plant your seeds in the best medium available, water them with a solution of .5% hydrogen peroxide. The planting medium will need to remain damp. This can be achieved by placing a dome over the seeds which will help to keep the humidity inside the dome higher. Care should be taken to keep the Marijuana Seeds out of direct sunlight, and that the seeds remain at a temperature of around 72 degrees. The length of time it takes for seeds to germinate will vary and depends on their maturity and age.On average the length of time can take for Cannabis and Marijuana seeds to germinate is around 2 to 10 days.
If you are going to plant your Marijuana plants outside, it is important to plant your seeds in the same months that farmers are planting corn in your vicinity. both Marijuana and Cannabis seeds should be planted ¼ inch deep in the soil. Early on, the Cannabis seeds will need protecting from other plants and weeds, luckily, due to the fact that Marijuana and Cannabis is also a weed, once the developing plants have developed and grown a little, they will soon take over any other plants in the vicinity they are planted.
Germinating Feminized Seeds.
A common question that gardeners new to growing Cannabis often ask is do feminized seeds really work? The answer is yes, feminized seeds are just the same as regular seeds. Feminized Cannabis seeds are made when the male flowers are used to fertilize female plants using a chemical application.When the correct procedure is not employed, it is possible, that the plants become hermaphroditic and the seeds produced will not germinate. This is typically due to the process employed when trying to produce feminized Marijuana seeds. If you are going to purchasing your seeds from a commercial Marijuana seed manufacturer, it is wise to be certain that you are acquiring your seeds from a company that has a good reputation. Search on the internet for the company that you will be buying from, and try to find any comments or reviews regarding the seed company.
Start with Healthy Marijuana Seeds
The main point you need to be sure your Marijuana or Cannabis seeds you want to germinate is to start with healthy and mature seeds. Whether you are purchasing from a established Cannabis seed producer or have cultivated your own seeds, ensure that the seeds you are planting are healthy and have the best chance of germinating. Fully matured seeds should be dark brown in color instead of pale white or a light green in appearance. They should also be round and fairly large, although several strains do produce perfectly good smaller seeds, often hybrid seeds are smaller. Crushed or cracked seeds are likely to be damaged, and it is these Cannabis Seeds that may not germinate.