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Cannabis seed to sale tracking software

Cannabis seed to sale tracking software

Starting a cannabis business is far from easy. Ensuring you’re following compliance rules and avoiding risks, while staying ahead of regulators is not a one-person job, or even a two-person job.

To stay in compliance, government regulations require you to track and report all of the activities of your operation, from initial plant to final sold product. That’s where seed to sale tracking comes in. Seed to sale is the lifecycle of the marijuana plant from the time the plant is planted until the final product is packaged and sold to the customer. Visually speaking, it starts with growing the plant, harvesting it, lab testing it, processing it, and packaging it, until it ultimately reaches the consumer.

To ensure compliance, seed to sale tracking guarantees every gram of cannabis stays legal throughout its lifecycle. This assists state and local governments by enforcing regulations, collecting taxes, and preventing illegal cannabis from sneaking into the supply.

When you add up all the plant life-cycle stages, plant processing, testing, selling to retailers and then to the end user, you could be talking hundreds of data points to report.

It’s time for some technology

Seed to sale software is a digital inventory control system that state regulators use in marijuana programs to track the cultivation, processing, and sales of cannabis to consumers. With seed to sale software, data is sent in real-time to the state compliance systems or the software generates the reports you need to send into the government to stay compliant. This helps manufacturers track their inventory and manage production, all while staying legally compliant.

The benefits of using seed to sale software

Whether you’re a grower or a manufacturer, there are multiple benefits of using seed to sale software for your cannabis business:

  • Legal compliance: Most importantly, it ensures your business remains compliant — giving you peace of mind that you’re following state regulations across all areas of your business.
  • No more manual tracking: Seed to sale software systems with intuitive visual workflows save you time and effort, which ultimately, leads to more money saved. Digital inventory tools also let you leave the days of manually updating excel documents or tracking paper inventory sheets long behind you.
  • Invoicing makes order fulfillment simple: These software systems can also help manufacturers save time on order fulfillment processes with automatic pull sheets and invoicing features. Many seed to sale softwares also integrate with other business softwares you already use, like QuickBooks.

Many states continue to debate and vote on cannabis legalization, which means this is only the start of the cannabis boom. To stay ahead of the game, you need to choose the right seed to sale tracking software for you and your cannabis business.

Seed to Sale Tracking: Why it’s Crucial

One of the great benefits of legal, regulated cannabis sales is that consumers are buying tested, quality products and trust what they’re putting into their bodies. This is essential for increasing the number of cannabis consumers which is good for all cultivators, manufacturers, dispensary owners, and everyone else connected to the modern cannabis marketplace. Seed to sale tracking means exactly what it says; cannabis plants are tracked from seeds through planting, harvesting/curing, manufacturing, testing, and packaging before they’re sold in a licensed cannabis dispensary.

So why should you care about seed to sale tracking? For consumers, their health, wellness, and confidence depend on it. For cannabis professionals, cloud-based seed to sale tracking provides much-needed compliance tools and optimal data for improved cultivation techniques and profits. For cannabis regulators, tracking allows for monitoring every cannabis product at each stage of the supply chain through the final sale. To sum it up, everybody wins.

The Legal Cannabis Marketplace Needs Seed to Sale Software

To date, 33 states, Washington, D.C., and several U.S territories permit medical cannabis, and 11 allow for adult-use sales with more likely on the way in 2020. While laws and regulations vary from state to state, nearly all require compliance with seed to sale tracking and testing regulations. This is why cloud-based, seed to sale tracking software for cultivators is a fundamental part of the new cannabis marketplace.

Without it, compliance is next to impossible. With BLAZE Grow, not only is compliance possible, our platform makes it practically easy.

How Does Seed to Sale Tracking Work?

You might be wondering how a company can track a seed or young plant (typically a clone from a mother plant). The answer is simple; labels or tags with identifying barcodes or QR codes are placed on the containers containing the seeds. Most commercial growers rely on clones, not seeds when planting their crops. As the plant matures, a tag may be hung on the plant itself and some states mandate this step. For indoor grows, many states require tracking the plant even when moved from room to room during the growth cycle. Mobile scanning/reading devices are commonly used by employees in the field or indoor cultivation or manufacturing facilities. For its clients, BLAZE offers the rugged and dependable Durascan portable device for scanning barcodes. The label or tag with the barcode or QR code then follows the plant through the entire supply chain. If the harvested plant is processed into vape oil, a tincture, an edible, a topical, or other cannabis product, the code stays with it to ensure the tracking chain remains unbroken.

Manage Cultivation and Sales

It’s the Law in Most States

Government regulators require tracking software to eradicate illicit cannabis sales and “grey market,” off the book sales. While regulations are certainly an unwelcome challenge for a business model that was previously based on secrecy and independence, they are necessary to integrate the cannabis marketplace into mainstream business communities. Virtually every commercial product sold in the U.S must deal with regulatory issues and cannabis is no exception. Without a doubt, changes need to evolve over time as regulators and business professionals alike find their way in the new cannabis landscape. Tracking software helps cannabis cultivators stay compliant with state law, and may help keep federal agencies at bay from enforcement actions. The data may also play a role in the eventual de-scheduling of cannabis at the federal level.

Dispensaries Will Love You

Tracking data is of immense value to dispensaries. Up to date inventory management, customer trends, and marketing strategies are critical to managing a dispensary. Savvy owners will want to make use of any data that helps them improve sales and educate customers. In many ways, cannabis data management is BLAZING new paths for supply chain management in other industries, and we’re proud to be at the forefront of that effort.

Does Seed to Sale Tracking Protect Consumers?

Illicit cannabis producers and sellers do not care or abide by tracking or testing regulations. While consumers may save money buying underground cannabis, the recent vape crisis is a perfect example of the potential health risks. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the untested, underground, and illegal counterfeit vape products contained Vitamin E acetate which severely damages the lungs when heated and inhaled. Legal vape sales plummeted and hopefully will recover in 2020. People died, and the untracked, illegal products gave the entire cannabis community a black eye. Unfortunately, the incidents also provided ammunition for prohibition supporters. The seed to sale tracking ecosphere greatly reduces the risk of contaminated products from ever reaching the consumer. This is just one more reason why you should care about seed to sale tracking ⎼ your livelihood may very well depend on it.

We’re here to help you compete in the new world of regulated cannabis cultivation and sales. At BLAZE we want each and every customer to succeed. How can we help? Let’s talk about it. Contact us online or call us at (415) 964-5689.

Seed-to-sale Tracking

Seed-to-sale Tracking is a rigorous inventory control system that tracks the cultivation, processing, and sales of cannabis and cannabis-infused products to consumers and Registered Qualifying Patients.

As the Commission continues to implement regulatory changes that were promulgated in January 2021, information contained on these webpages may require updates and/or verification by applicants and licensees in order to maintain compliance. Thank you for your understanding.

All licensed Marijuana Establishments (MEs) and Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MTCs) are required to maintain a Seed-to-sale Tracking System.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts employs Metrc, a web-based marijuana inventory system that uses radio frequency identification technology and serialized plant and package tags to follow marijuana from seed to point of sale.

Guidance for cultivators on how to manage inventory with Metrc.

Are additives required to be entered in Metrc?

No, during cultivation, additives are not required to be tracked in the state’s Seed-to-sale Tracking System, Metrc. Cultivators may input additives into Metrc to track growing processes. A Licensee cannot edit or delete an additive once it has been entered.

How many tags do I need to order for plants and packages?

The number of tags you order is a business decision; however, you are responsible for having a sufficient stock of tags at all times for daily inventory reconciliation and tracking. A Licensee can order a maximum of 5,000 tags per order.

Immature Plants

Can I transfer seeds or clones to another license?

Yes, seeds and clones that are under eight inches can be transferred to a different license. Once a plant is tagged in Metrc, it must remain under that license.

Can I bring in New Genetic Material that is outside of Metrc?

Yes, please contact your Investigator or Compliance Officer.

How does a Licensee add their inventory to Metrc?

Clones are entered as strain-specific immature batches. There is a maximum clone count of 100 clones per batch. The Licensee is required to tag each clone once they are moved to the vegetative stage, usually once clones reach eight inches tall. All clone packages must be strain-specific, and the item name must include clones, for example, Blue Dream Clones.

The Commission strongly recommends Licensees manually enter their inventory into the state’s Seed-to-sale Tracking System. If a Licensee chooses to upload their inventory through their third-party API, they must ensure the figures entered reflect accurate inventory.

If a Licensee chooses this route, the Commission recommends that the Licensee create a master spreadsheet of inventory to keep on file.

How are seeds entered in Metrc?

Harvested seeds: Once seeds are harvested, they must be tracked. Each harvested seed packet cannot contain more than 50 seeds.

Immature seeds : Strain-specific immature seeds will be counted and entered into Metrc unless they are in the process of being planted. Retail licenses can store seed packages as count-based for internal use.

Transferring seeds : When transferring to a retailer, the seeds are physically put into seed lots of six for sale. Licensees may put multiple packets of six under one Metrc tag.

How does a facility track the chain of custody for clones and seeds?

Strain-specific clone and seed packages are transferred using a transfer manifest in Metrc. The Licensee will select the tab “create plantings” from each of the strain-specific package tags. This will create a new strain-specific immature planting. The same “create plantings” tab is available under both the vegetative and flowering tabs for seeds or cuttings generated from tagged plants.

How do I enter strain-specific immature batches if I do not know what the strain is?

A Licensee is required to enter the strain name.

Flowering Plants

If a Licensee enters the incorrect wet weight for a plant, are they required to destroy their harvest batch?

No, a Licensee that enters the incorrect wet weight for a plant is not required to destroy the harvest. Licensees have 48 hours after the entry to contact Metrc Support to request a correction. If not corrected within 48 hours, Licensees should complete an incident report and document a plan of correction. Licensees are not allowed to average the wet weights of plants in their harvest batches.

When plants are entered in Metrc, should they be weighed individually or in bulk and then averaged?

Plants must be weighed individually when entered in Metrc. Licensees are not allowed to average weights of plants.

How does a Licensee make its test packages?

For cured and dried flower, test packages are made from each strain-specific post-harvest batch after trimming and drying. Post-harvest batches are limited to 15 pounds of dry weight flower, shake, or trim.

For wet processing, test packages are made from each strain-specific post-harvest batch. Post-harvest batches are limited to 15 pounds and must be tested for pesticides.

When making a test sample, all associated package tags must be selected in the creation of the Metrc test sample package.

How should waste be tracked in Metrc?

Waste should be reported in Metrc either by room or by plant tag. A Licensee may have multiple entries of waste, but all waste must be accounted for by the end of the business day.

Can a Licensee wait to create their harvest batch until the entire strain is harvested, which might take several days?

No, at the end of day physical inventory must match Metrc. For example, if a Licensee is harvesting a strain that takes two days to complete, the Licensees would create a batch each day for what is harvested.

Is it a requirement that Licensees enter the strain name as the harvest batch name?

Yes, Licensees should include the strain name and date of harvest in the harvest batch name.

Is there a maximum amount of plants in a harvest batch?

No, there is no maximum amount of plants in a harvest batch. Any product harvested throughout the day must match the end-of-day inventory in Metrc.

Post-harvest batches, i.e., cured and dried flower, are limited to 15 pounds per batch.

Guidance for product manufacturers on how to manage inventory with Metrc.

During the product manufacturing stages, when is it required to assign a production batch number?

If a product is physically or chemically altered, a new production batch number must be assigned.

Whenever a new product is created for the purpose of selling to the general public, or for the purpose of adding to a product which will be sold to the general public, that product must be tracked in Metrc.

When does the separation of Medical versus Adult Use products occur?

If potency levels allow the product to be sold to either medical patients or adult consumers, the separation must be demonstrated at the point of sale.

Are additives required to be entered into Metrc?

Yes, product manufacturing additives, including THC and CBD potency, serving size, and ingredients, are required.

The Commission will allow for a transition period for compliance. Additional information will be provided through the issuance of a bulletin.

Is there a limit to how much product can be assigned to a Metrc tag ?

Yes, no more than three liftable containers, each not heavier than 50 pounds, per Metrc tag. Once assigned a Metrc tag, these containers cannot be separated. We strongly suggest keeping all inventory in one contained location for the purpose of inventory tracking.

Additionally, multiple containers containing one package (termed 1 lot) must travel together. For example, if one container is needed in product manufacturing, then the other two must go with it.

If lots are separated, either within or outside a facility and are assigned to one tag, Licensees will be in violation of the Commission’s Seed-to-sale Tracking guidance.

This section provides guidance to retailers on how to manage inventory with Metrc.

When does the separation of Medical versus Adult Use products occur?

If during production the potency of the product exceeds the allowable limit for adult use, the product must be separated at that stage. If potency levels allow the product to be sold to either medical patients or adult consumers, the separation must be demonstrated at the point of sale.

All sales must be recorded under the appropriate license in Metrc. This ensures that medical patients remain exempt from paying sales’ tax on products, and appropriate sales data is aggregated under the applicable license.

How should display products be tracked in Metrc?

Display products should have their own separate Metrc package tag, created from the parent package.

These tags can be kept in a contained location in a secured area. Display products do not require tags to be physically displayed on the product. Once the product is wasted, this package tag will also allow transportation of this product to a processor for disposal, if the waste disposal process does not occur at the retail.

How do retailers enter their sales into Metrc?

Retailers can utilize an API, CSV file, or manual upload. Retails should contact their point of sale provider for the functionality.

How does an MTC perform a patient return or exchange in Metrc?

Any patient return cannot be resold and must be wasted.

A new package tag is created with the item category name “waste – concentrate” or “waste – flower.” Creating this category requires Commission approval. Contact the Commission in this situation.

A new waste log feature is in development for accepting and wasting returned products. Once this feature is complete, further industry guidance may be released in the form of a Metrc bulletin.

How do I perform home delivery to Registered Qualifying Patients?

Delivery to Registered Qualifying Patients may be tracked using the sales delivery feature. At this time, the sales delivery feature is currently activated for Medical Use Licensees only.

Can a Licensee sell seeds and clones?

Commission regulations allow for the ability to sell seeds and clones; however, guidance on testing, packaging, and clone limits are to be developed.

Can Licensees list multiple occupants on a manifest?

Yes, include the names and badge or registration card number of all registered agents transporting products on the manifest. All occupants must be entered in the space provided, separated with either a comma or slash. Licensees must include the travel route. If changing drivers in route, identify the location of the change in the planned route section.

When a Licensee is transferring product to another Licensee, what transfer type do they select on the manifest?

If the Licensees are not affiliated through licensure, then it will be an “unaffiliated transfer.”

When a Licensee does an affiliated transfer within the same facility, does there need to be a physical paper manifest?

No, if the movement is within the same physical space a paper manifest is not necessary. Any movement between separate physical locations requires a paper manifest.

Can a Licensee send whole wet plants to another Licensee to dry, cure and package into bud and trim packages and test on their behalf?

No, cultivators cannot send wet plants to another Licensee to dry. However, cultivators may send wet plant material that has been tested in accordance with the Commission testing protocol, to another facility for extractions.

Additional information will be provided through the issuance of a bulletin.

How do we create sample packages?

All sample packages should have an assigned package tag; specific name denoting it is a sample or research and development (R&D) item (e.g., “R&D: UniqueName”); and proper testing status prior to transfer. Samples and R&D packages cannot be sold.

How do retailers edit their sales if their file was uploaded twice, sold from the incorrect package ID, or need to delete a sale if receipt based?

The retailer will be required to void or edit each receipt number individually upon notification of the issue and reconcile the void in Metrc and point-of-sale system within 24 hours.

Can retailers create gift box package tags?

No, retailers are not allowed to create gift box package tags.

Can a Licensee transfer or receive a product that has not been tested?

No, a Licensee may only transfer cannabis products that have test results. This requirement includes transfers between licenses.

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Funnel cake seeds

FloraCal x Seed Junky | Funnel Cake – 3.5g

Hybrid strains are varieties that contain Indica and Sativa genes, bringing you the best of both worlds. Hybrid Strains offer a balance between the benefits of both types. This means the effects will be more balanced throughout the mind and body, making it a good choice for a variety of users.

• Breeder: Seed Junky Genetics
• Aroma: Sweet custard, and gas.
• Taste: Creamy, expansive-smoke, with a fuel exhale.
• Effect: Indica-leaning Hybrid

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Funnel Cake

Here you can find all info about Funnel Cake from Raw Genetics. If you are searching for information about Funnel Cake from Raw Genetics, check out our Basic Infos or Lineage / Genealogy for this cannabis variety here at this page and follow the links to get even more information. If you have any personal experiences with growing or consuming this cannabis variety, please use the upload links to add them to the database!

Basic / Breeders Info

Funnel Cake is a mostly indica variety from Raw Genetics and can be cultivated indoors (where the plants will need a flowering time of ±63 days ), outdoors and in the greenhouse. Raw Genetics’ Funnel Cake is a THC dominant variety and is/was never available as feminized seeds.

Wedding Cake x Burnt Toast

Funnel Cake Lineage / Genealogy

  • Funnel Cake »»» Wedding Cake x Burnt Toast
        #23

        • »»» Triangle Kush x Animal Mints
            Florida Probably

            • »»» Chemdawg x Probably x Hindu Kush, Pakistan
                »»» Sativa
                »»» Indica
                »»» Indica
              • »»» Animal Cookies x SinMint Cookies
                • »»» Girl Scout Cookies x Fire OG Bx3
                  • »»» F1 Durban x OG Kush South Florida S1
                      • »»» Durban Poison x Chemdawg Mendocino IBL
                          Durban

                            KwaZulu-Natal »»» Sativa
                          • »»» Fire Kush x Unknown Strain BX3
                              Fire cut (specified above)
                            • »»» Girl Scout Cookies x Blue Power (specified above)
                              • »»» Power x White Moonshine
                                • »»» Sour Dubble x SoCal Master Kush
                                  • »»» Sour Diesel IBL x Sour Bubble IBL
                                    • »»» Sour Diesel x NYCD IBL
                                      • »»» Original Diesel x DNL
                                        • »»» Chemdawg x x SensiNL
                                              Probably

                                              • »»» Skunk #1 x Afghanistan
                                                    • »»» Afghanistan x Mexico x Colombia »»» Indica »»» Sativa »»» Sativa
                                                      • »»» NL #1 x NL #2 x NL #5 IBL
                                                          »»» Indica
                                                            Probably »»» Indica
                                                            »»» Mostly Indica
                                                          • »»» x Northern Lights x Hawaiian
                                                                  (specified above)
                                                                  »»» Indica/Sativa Hybrid
                                                                • »»» Sour Diesel x Afghani/Hawaiian (specified above)
                                                                  • »»» Afghani x Hawaii
                                                                      Probably Indica »»» Indica
                                                                    • »»» BOGBubble Sour Bubble Clone x BX3 Sour Bubble Clone x BOGBubble
                                                                        Sour Bubble Clone

                                                                          • »»» Bubblegum x Bubble Gum
                                                                                »»» Mostly Indica
                                                                                (specified above)
                                                                                (specified above)
                                                                                    x Hindu Kush (specified above)
                                                                                  • »»» The White x Blue Moonshine
                                                                                      »»» Indica/Sativa Hybrid
                                                                                      F2

                                                                                        F1

                                                                                        • »»» Temple Flo x HTAF F1 F3
                                                                                            • »»» Purple Thai x Afghani
                                                                                              • »»» H.O.G. x Chocolate Thai
                                                                                                  »»» Sativa
                                                                                                  »»» Sativa
                                                                                                • »»» Thailand x Afghani F1 »»» Sativa (specified above)
                                                                                                • »»» Berners Cookies x French Toast
                                                                                                    (specified above)
                                                                                                  • »»» OG Kush Perris OG x Face Off OG BX1 probably Perris OG (specified above)
                                                                                                    • »»» x Face-Off OG Kush #32 x Face-Off OG Kush
                                                                                                        #32 »»» Unknown Strain
                                                                                                          Selfed (specified above)

                                                                                                        Map of the Funnel Cake Family Tree

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Healthy cannabis seed tips

12 Tips for Sprouting Cannabis Seeds

Every tiny cannabis seed represents a potential pound of cannabis flower. It’s crazy to think that so much abundance springs forth from such a small thing. If you’re looking to grow cannabis plants this summer, get started now with a visit to KindPeoples’ award-winning Genetics Department, where you can browse hundreds of strains in seed and clone form and pick the perfect plant to grow.

Once you’ve found the plants you’re looking for, getting started with growing cannabis is easy.

Simply follow these basic tips for germinating your seeds and planting them in soil.
  1. Look for viable, plump seeds with a telltale “tiger stripe” on the side that indicates maturity. Larger seeds tend to yield more vigorous and hardy plants.

The most common reason for lack of germination is overwatering. Don’t let your seeds get too wet or they can drown, and don’t soak for too long or they will begin to rot. If the seeds haven’t sprouted after 48 hours, let them go another day, but after 5 days the seed is most likely dead.

How to care for your cannabis seedling

When you’re growing cannabis, you want to keep your plants strong and healthy through every stage of the growing process — and that includes the seedling stage.

The seedling stage can be an especially vulnerable time in the growing process. The cannabis seedling is in need of a lot of TLC to grow into a healthy cannabis plant.

In the seedling stage the cannabis seedling is in need of a lot of TLC to grow into a healthy cannabis plant. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps

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But what does that TLC look like? What steps do you need to take to support your cannabis seedlings through the seedling stage and as they grow into mature marijuana plants?

Let’s take a deep dive into how to care for your baby marijuana plant so you know exactly how to take care of your growing seedling and make sure it grows into a healthy, mature cannabis plant.

What happens during the seedling stage?

Before we jump into how to care for your cannabis seedling, let’s quickly cover what happens during this grow stage.

The growing process has four key stages: the seed germination stage, the seedling stage, the vegetative stage, and the flowering stage. Once the cannabis seeds germinate and are placed into their growing medium (like a potting mix), they start to root into the soil as the stem grows upward, sprouting two cotyledon leaves, which help the plant absorb light and continue to grow.

As the plant grows, it starts to produce more fan leaves — and those leaves continue to develop the ridged edges that you’ll immediately recognize as the marijuana plant. As more leaves grow, more ridged edges develop until finally, the plant is fully grown with each leaf reaching its maximum number of edges (which can be anywhere from 5 ridges per leaf to upwards of 10).

This stage — moving from germinated cannabis seeds to cannabis plants with the maximum number of ridged edges per leaf — is the seedling stage.

The seedling stage is an incredibly important part of the growing process; because the cannabis plant is still young and fragile, proper care is essential if you want to lay the foundation for a healthy mature plant.

But what does that care look like? What are the key things to know when it comes to how to take care of marijuana seedlings?

Choose the right container

Your cannabis seedling needs space to grow. But too much space and too little space can both create problems for your plant.

If you try to grow your seedling in a container that’s too large, the root system won’t be able to absorb all the water in the soil. If you start growing your seedling in a container that’s too small, the roots won’t have space to extend and will start to wrap around themselves, which will also impact their ability to absorb water.

Choosing the right pot is an essential part of caring for your growing plant. You need a pot that’s going to give the root system space to grow, but not so much space that the roots won’t be able to absorb all the water in the soil. You should also make sure the pot has drainage holes to get rid of any excess water that could overwhelm the plant.

Choosing the right pot is an essential part of caring for your growing plant. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps

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Be mindful of how much you water your cannabis seedlings

When it comes to watering your seedlings, you want to give them the water they need to thrive. But too much water can actually have a negative impact on the growth process, so it’s important to be mindful of how much you water your seedlings.

The root system of a seedling isn’t elaborate; the roots are small and don’t need much water to grow. Misting the plants with water once or twice a day should be plenty to give them the hydration they need to grow.

If you’re not sure how much water is too much water, keep in mind that you want the growing medium (AKA the soil) to be damp and moist — not soaked and oversaturated.

Know the signs of nutrient deficiencies

A nutrient deficiency can cause serious issues for your growing plant, so part of proper care is knowing how to spot the signs of a nutrient deficiency.

Nutrient deficiencies can come from a variety of places. “Hot” potting mixes that contain too many nutrients could cause nutrient toxicity. On the other end of the spectrum, under-watering can cause a deficiency in the key nutrients your plant needs to grow.

Some red flags that signal your seedling may have a deficiency in nutrients (or nutrient toxicity) include:

  • Dark coloring (cannabis seedlings should be a vibrant shade of green)
  • A burned appearance on the tip of the leaves
  • A curling on the tip of the leaves
  • Yellowing leaves

If you notice any of these issues with your plant, it could be the result of too many or too few nutrients. You’ll need to adjust your growing strategy to support your plant’s health.

Choose the right lighting

Like any plant, seedlings need light in order to grow and thrive. But not all light is created equal. If you want your seedling to grow into a healthy cannabis plant, you need to expose it to the right type of light.

If you’re growing your seedlings outdoors, they’ll need to be exposed to as much sunlight as possible. Keep them in the sun from sunrise to sunset; the more sunlight exposure they get, the better.

If you’re growing your seedlings outdoors, they’ll need to be exposed to as much sunlight as possible. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps

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But growing your seedlings outdoors can be tricky. Because you can’t control sunlight, there’s no way to ensure your cannabis seedlings are getting the light they need to grow properly. A cloudy day can prevent your seedlings from getting enough light and throw off your entire growth process.

Growing your seedlings indoors with artificial light gives you more control over the process, making it easier to ensure your plants are getting enough light each day. If you’re growing with artificial lights (compact fluorescent lights that emit cooler, blue spectrum light are especially effective), aim to give your plants 18 hours on and six hours off each day.

Keep your environment at the right temperature and humidity

Environmental conditions are essential to growing healthy cannabis seedlings, and some of the most important conditions to control are temperature and humidity.

The temperature in your grow environment shouldn’t exceed 80 degrees Fahrenheit, otherwise the seedlings may grow too tall. (You should also plan on lowering the temperature at night to about 70 degrees Fahrenheit.)

You should also aim to keep humidity in the grow environment at a higher level, typically around 70 percent. That way, the plants can absorb moisture from the environment to develop stronger roots without getting weighed down by over-watering.

Get out there and grow your seedling into a full-grown marijuana plant

Watching your cannabis seeds transform into seedlings is an exciting part of the growth process. And now that you know how to care for your cannabis seedling, you should have everything you need to transform your seedling into a mature, healthy, and flowering cannabis plant.

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Free cannabis seeds for veterans

Free Marijuana Seeds

Celebrating all those who have served the country in times of war and peace .

World War One officially ended on the 11th hour of the 11th month 1918, when the Armistice with Germany came into effect and the war was officially over. Known at the time as Armistice Day, it was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to honor all service personnel, male and female, dead and alive.

To celebrate this day of peace, and to honor all the service personnel, I Love Growing Marijuana have introduced another of their free Marijuana seed offers, and you don’t have to be a veteran to enjoy the huge saving with time-limited offer.

For the next few days, you can buy a 10-seed packet from any of the selected strains on offer and receive another 10-seed packet absolutely free, doubling your stash of seeds with the strains you like the best. Completely feminized and guaranteed female, choose from the highest quality seeds and most popular Marijuana strains.

Whatever your level of experience we have a choice of strains perfect for all cultivation methods and growing techniques. At this time of year many growers are focusing on growing Indoor Marijuana seeds , with both our feminized and autoflowering seeds a perfect choice.

Take advantage of this time limited offer and celebrate with free Marijuana seeds for Veterans Day, courtesy of I Love Growing Marijuana.

Free Marijuana Seeds – 10 Free On Selected Strains.

With a wide choice of strains included in this free Marijuana seeds offer, select from fast, easy to grow feminized Autoflowering seeds such as Wedding Cake, Cheese or AK 47. Alternatively, choose from some of the finest traditional feminized strains including the hugely popular Blue Dream and the fruity flavored Zkittlez.

Receiving your 10 free Marijuana seeds couldn’t be easier, simply buy any 10-seed packet from the qualifying strains and a second packet will be added to your order absolutely free.

Forget about free seed giveaway’s of strains you’ve never heard of, or don’t really want. Buy any 10-seed pack from the qualifying strains and receive double the amount of your chosen strain.

Welcome to PHV

Thank you for visiting our page, we hope to use this site to better connect and communicate with veterans looking to grow their own herbs, vegetables, and companion plants, as well as civilian patriots that would like to support this mission. The site will be under construction for some time so thank you for your patience, don’t worry though, we’re always hard at work behind the scenes.

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Find out more about PHV. Where we came from, where we are, and more importantly, where we are going. From a lone, one man operation, to the non-profit status we will have soon. Find out more by clicking the button below.

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Love Potion #1 is a 70% sativa strain bred by Reeferman Seeds. G13 was crossed with a Santa Marta Colombian Gold, and crossed with the Colombian Gold again to achieve this skunky, lemon-flavored sativa hybrid.

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Free Cannabis Seeds

If you enjoy receiving free Cannabis seeds, you’ll love these special offers from I Love Growing Marijuana, one of the world’s leading producers and suppliers of high quality Cannabis and Marijuana seeds.

With new offers every week, choose your favorite strain and receive twice as many seeds with your order. Simply buy a 10-seed packet from any included in that week’s offers and receive twice as many seeds, with the I Love Growing Marijuana ‘Buy 10, get 10 free’ special deals.

Free Cannabis Seeds On All Selected Purchases.

If you’re new to growing Cannabis and looking for a high quality feminized strain that’s easy to grow and guaranteed to produce potent, tasty buds, these three ‘Old-School’ classics are a great place to start. White Widow, Super Skunk and Super Silver Haze are all well-known and established strains, guaranteed to produce easy-to-grow, uniform plants, both indoors and outside.

Buy a 10-seed packet of any of these three strains and receive a second packet of ten seeds absolutely free, doubling the number of high quality Cannabis seeds you receive for the same price. Buy two 10-seed packs and not only will you receive 20 free Cannabis seeds, but also free, guaranteed delivery to all parts of Australia.

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One of the first feminized Sativa dominant strains, Super Silver Haze contains 90% Sativa and only 10% Indica genes producing an uplifting ‘high’ that leaves the user feeling energized, euphoric and creative. Great as an all-day smoke, lightening one’s mood, but leaving you able to work and function while enjoying the ‘high’.

Completely feminized and guaranteed to produce only pure female plants, Super Silver Haze can be planted indoors or outside, and enjoys a warm, sunny climate. The plants can stretch and grow quite tall, requiring 9 weeks in flower to completely mature. Yields average approximately 19 oz of top-quality buds per square meter when cultivated indoors, and around 10 oz per plant when grown outdoors, given good conditions and plenty of strong sunlight.

THC levels average around 18%, together with a low, less than 1% CBD content, inducing a fast, hard-hitting ‘high’ that make you feel happy and relaxed. The dried buds have a subtle, yet complex flavor, with hints of Lemon, Skunk and a deep earthiness that’s both herbal and spicy. Not the easiest strain to master, but worth the extra effort!

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Originally created by Sensi Seeds Bank, Skunk Cannabis seeds have been the foundation of many future strains, including the infamous Chemdawg, Sour Diesel and OG Kush varieties. Highly stable, these Super Skunk feminized seeds offer all the flavor, aroma and potent effects, from guaranteed, pure-female plants, easy-to-grow and perfect for all levels of experience.

A versatile strain that can be successfully cultivated outdoors during the growing season, or all-year round indoors, within a purpose built growing room or area. A fast and heavy flowering variety, expect yields of between 18 – 21 oz per square meter of large, dense buds with a skunk aroma and sweet-fruit, cheesy flavor. Quick to mature, Super Skunk plants require an average of 8 weeks to fully ripen ready for harvesting.

Developed for the recreational user, THC levels of around 20% and a low CBD content induce a hard-hitting, powerful ‘high’ that’s deeply relaxing and almost ‘couch-locking’ especially for light-smokers. A great night-time strain it can help relax both the mind and body, soothing away the aches, pains and stresses of the day.

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White Widow Cannabis seeds are one of the original hybrid feminized strains, enjoying popularity and notoriety across the globe. Winner of countless awards, Expo’s and Cannabis Cup’s, this 60/40 Indica dominant strain is extremely stable, producing strong, uniform plants, that are versatile and can be successfully cultivated both indoors and outside, given good conditions.

Completely feminized and devoid of all male chromosomes, these White Widow feminized seeds are guaranteed to germinate, producing a pure female plant with large, dense buds and a heavy frosted coating of resin. THC levels of approximately 19% ensure the ‘high’ is powerful enough to suit all tastes, while the powerful CBD content has been known to have medicinal benefits, such as reducing pain, insomnia, stress and depression.

A great strain for beginners and the more experienced grower alike, these White Widow feminized seeds are easy to grow, producing short, squat, bushy plants with an average flowering time of between 8 – 9 weeks. Yields are good, with indoor plants producing approximately 18 oz of high quality buds per square meter, with similar ‘per-plant’ yields from plants cultivated outdoors over the course of a growing season.

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Through our association with I Love Growing Marijuana, one of the world’s leading producers and suppliers of high quality Cannabis and Marijuana seeds, we can offer you the best deals and free seed give-away’s on a regular basis, with a variety of both feminized and autoflowering strains over the course of several weeks.

All completely feminized and devoid of any male chromosomes, each seed is guaranteed to germinate, producing the highest quality plant. Choose from one of the three feminized strains above, or check the bottom of the page regularly for news of the very latest deals and free Cannabis seeds offers.

All purchases are shipped directly by I Love Growing Marijuana and completely guaranteed to arrive. Should they fail to be delivered, replacements will be shipped as soon as possible and totally free of charge. There is a shipping cost for deliveries to Australia, however that only applies to smaller orders.

You can receive free Cannabis seeds with free shipping by purchasing two 10-seed packets of any of the ‘Old-School’ classics, or current seeds on offer. Purchase two 10-seed packs and receive double the amount with this buy-one-get-one-free offer, and with that totaling over $150.00, you will automatically qualify for free shipping. That’s 20 free Cannabis seeds and free shipping for just purchasing two 10-seed packets.

With many upcoming free Cannabis seeds to take advantage of over the coming weeks and months, choose the seeds and strains that suit your needs, experience and personal tastes the best.

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Whether you’re new to growing Cannabis or a seasoned veteran, good seeds and a knowledge of how Cannabis grows is essential in producing strong plants and high quality buds.

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Although we in Australia are only just starting to think about planting Cannabis seeds outdoors for the coming season, growers in America are beginning to harvest their plants, reaping the rewards of months of patient growing.

To celebrate the end of the USA growing season, our friends at I Love Growing Marijuana are having an end of season sale, giving away 10 free Cannabis seeds with all selected 10-seed packet purchases.

This is one of the biggest sales of the year, with many of the new autoflowering strains included within this free Cannabis seeds offer. With the start of the Australian growing season just a few weeks away, now is a great time to grab yourself some free Cannabis seeds and look forward to a successful harvest in the coming months.

With a selection of Autoflowering strains and traditional feminized Cannabis seeds available, there’s something for everyone in this time-limited offer.

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Over the last couple of months, I Love Growing Marijuana have released several new and exciting Autoflowering strains, created from some of the most popular and sought-after feminized seeds. Wedding Cake , Bruce Banner , Banana Kush and Gelato are all now offered for sale in both feminized and Autoflowering form.

If you’re new to growing Cannabis seeds outdoors in Australia, Autoflowering seeds provide the perfect blend of easy-to-grow plants, and high quality harvests in the fastest possible time. With no requirement for set hours of daily darkness, Autoflowering strains can be planted outdoors at the start of the warmer Spring sunshine, and left to simultaneously grow and flower over an 8 – 10 week period.

While traditional feminized strains are growing in the Summer sunshine, Autoflowering plants are flowering and maturing, producing their biggest and best harvests when the plants receive long, daily hours of strong, direct sunlight.

If your new to growing Cannabis, or looking for a fast, easy harvest, Autoflowering strains are a perfect choice for growing outdoors from the start of the season. Take advantage of this special ‘End of Season’ Free Cannabis Seeds offer and double the amount of seeds you receive with your next purchase.

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All are recommended feminized and autoflowering seeds are dispatched directed by I Love Growing Marijuana, one of the world’s leading suppliers and producers of high quality Cannabis and Marijuana seeds. Although smaller purchases incur a minor postal charge, smart customers are receiving double the amount of seeds and free shipping by taking advantage of these special free Cannabis seed offers.

With a choice of strains included in this special End of Season, free Cannabis seed offer, it’s easy to select two different 10-seed packets and receive two extra 10-seed packs totally free. As the total cost will then be over the qualifying $150 required for free shipping, you will receive forty, high quality seeds at no extra cost, reducing your total outlay per-seed to the very minimum.

Delivery is guaranteed to all parts of Australia, and if, for whatever reason your seeds fail to arrive, replacements will be shipped as soon as possible. With a first-class customer care team, there to answer any issues or concerns you may have, from purchase through to harvest, you’re assured of some of the best tasting and highest quality buds you’re ever grown.

This time limited offer is only available for a few days, so don’t hesitate, or the opportunity to grab yourself some free Cannabis seeds will be gone.

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Personal Use of Cannabis in Illinois

Cannabis is a fast growing business fraught with regulatory hurdles and cut throat competition – the right cannabis attorney can help your cannabis business

What do the new Illinois weed laws say about the personal use of cannabis in Illinois?

A new law legalizing the use of recreational marijuana is was passed in Illinois on May 31, 2019. The state beaome the 11th in the country to allow the use of recreational marijuana, but the first state to legalize cannabis by legislative process.

According to this new cannabis law, “the General Assembly finds and declares that the use of cannabis should be legal for persons 21 years of age or older.”

Illinois Weed Laws

Below we discuss the new Illinois Weed Laws that are now in effective from January 1, 2020, and onwards. Remember that cannbis laws evolve fast, so always check back in for the most current cannabis laws in Illinois.

Illinois Has No Marijuana Laws

Illinois replaced the term “marijuana” with its biological name, Cannabis, many years ago. Even during prohibition, Illinois referred to marijuana as cannabis. That continues today with the new Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.

Who is allowed to Sell Cannabis?

In the beginning, only licensed dispensaries will be allowed to sell medical marijuana when the bill becomes law in January 2020. More licenses will be granted to other stores by the middle of the year.

Already, there are a good number of dispensaries in different parts of the state. By the start of 2020, it is predicted that close to 300 stores will be selling marijuana.

However, it will still be up to the municipal and county government to decide whether marijuana sellers can operate in their areas of jurisdiction.

Where can you Smoke Cannabis?

According to the new law, cannabis smoking will be allowed at home and within the marijuana sellers’ premises. However, smoking will be prohibited in the following areas:

  • Public areas, such as streets and parks
  • In motor vehicles whether personal or otherwise
  • Near police offices, or close to school bus drivers who are still on duty
  • Within a school setting. However, exemptions are made for the case of medical marijuana
  • Close to anyone who is under the age of 21

While smoking marijuana at the confines of your home is allowed, property owners have a right to prohibit the same within their premises. Colleges and universities will also be allowed to prohibit weed smoking within the institutions.

Amount of Weed One Can Possess

According to the law, residents of Illinois will be allowed to possess 30 grams of cannabis flower, 5 grams of cannabis concentrate, and 500 milligrams of cannabis infused products. Cannabis infused products include tinctures and edibles.

Taxation

A sales tax will be applied for all marijuana products. For instance, products whose THC is less than 35% will have a sales tax of 10%. Edibles and any cannabis infused products will be taxed at 20%. Products with a THC concentration of over 35% will have a sales tax of approximately 25%.

Aside from the sales tax, a 7% gross tax will be imposed on marijuana sold by growers to dispensaries. It is highly likely that, at the end of the day, this cost will be passed to the consumer.

Where Will the Cannabis for Sale Come From?

Currently, there are 20 marijuana cultivation facilities in Illinois. At the beginning of January 2020, these will be the only facilities that will be allowed to grow marijuana. Within the year, craft growers interested in growing marijuana will be allowed to submit their license applications. Licenses will be given to facilities that can grow up to 5000 square feet of weed.

How many plants can you grow in Illinois?

  • Marijuana cultivation will be legal for those who take marijuana for medical purposes.
  • These patients will be permitted to grow 5 marijuana plants at any given time.
  • On the other hand, recreational marijuana users will not be allowed to plant marijuana in their homes.
  • Doing so will attract a civil penalty fine of $200.

Who is Allowed to Grow Cannabis in Illinois

If you are registered under the compassionate use of medical cannabis program, and are within the age limit set by the law, you are legible to grow marijuana. You also need to be a resident of this state to be allowed to grow weed at home. According to this law, a resident is “A person who is domiciled in the state for 30 days.”

If you grow marijuana, you have to tend for the plants. You can have an agent do this for you for a short duration when you are away. That said, the plants should not be accessed or used by other unauthorized people.

Home Growing Cannabis in Illinois?

According to the law, marijuana plants will have to be grown in an enclosed and locked-up place. This will ensure that the plants cannot be accessed by unauthorized persons. It will be illegal to grow the plants in a place where the public can easily access.

Additionally, anyone who is registered to grow the cannabis plant is prohibited from giving the plant or any cannabis-infused product to neighbors, friends, or any other person for that matter. Doing this will not only attract a penalty, but will also lead to revocation of the home growing right.

Where to Get Cannabis Seeds?

Marijuana seeds will be offered in different dispensaries licensed to sell marijuana products. It will be illegal to buy seeds on behalf of another person. Only those who are registered under compassionate use will be allowed to buy seeds and grow the cannabis plants without a license.

Cannabis Use and Possession by People Under Age 21

According to the new law, possession of cannabis by anyone below the age of 21 will be a criminal offense. Punishment for such offenses will depend on the circumstances at hand, and may include:

  • Revocation of driving license if the person is driving a vehicle at the time they committed the offense
  • Fine of not less than $500 if a parent or guardian allows anyone below the age limit to use marijuana
  • Jail term if there are other crimes that have been committed while under the influence of marijuana

While you will be required to produce identification documents to verify your age when buying marijuana products, your personal information will be protected for privacy purposes. The sellers will not be required to record your personal information. If they do, they will need to first get your consent.

Once this bill becomes law, those who want to take marijuana for recreational or medical purposes will have an easier time getting the marijuana products they need. They will also get value for their money because all business transactions will be done in accordance with the law.

However, those who are below the age of 21 must keep off from using or possessing marijuana, and any of its associated products because this can land them in trouble with law enforcement officers.

Cannabis in Illinois – Laws, Use, and History

In 2019, Illinois became the eleventh US state to legalise recreational cannabis use. As of 2020, individuals can possess up to 30 grams of cannabis flowers, which can be purchased from licenced vendors and dispensaries. Cannabis cultivation is still illegal though, unless it’s for medicinal purposes, and the grower has a Medical Marijuana card.

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    Cannabis laws in Illinois

    The US is governed by federal and state laws. This article covers the cannabis laws in the state of Illinois. For US federal laws, please visit this page.

    Can you possess and use cannabis in Illinois?

    In June 2019, Illinois’ Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the bill to legalise recreational cannabis in the state. This makes Illinois the eleventh state in the US to do so. They are also the US’s first state to legalise recreational cannabis through its legislature.

    The legalization came into effect on January 1 st , 2020, and all adults aged 21 and older may purchase recreational cannabis from licensed retailers in Illinois. The bill states:

    • A medical cannabis card won’t be required to purchase it.
    • Using cannabis is permitted in the individual’s home, or on-site in approved cannabis-related premises.
    • Use is forbidden in any public place, in a motor vehicle, or on the grounds of an educational establishment. Students with medical marijuana cards may continue to use the drug at school, as per their physician’s guidelines.
    • Cannabis use is also forbidden near anyone under the age of 21.
    • It’s also forbidden near a police officer, firefighter, corrections officer, or on-duty school bus driver.

    Purchase and possession limits for recreational cannabis are slightly different for Illinois residents and non-residents:

    • For instate residents, 30 grams of cannabis flower, 5 grams of concentrates, or 500 mg of cannabis-infused edibles, can be purchased.
    • Non-residents can purchase 15 grams of cannabis flower, 2.5 grams of concentrate, or 250 mg of cannabis-infused products.
    Cannabis taxes

    Illinois’ government has proposed tax rates on cannabis purchases. For cannabis flowers or other products containing under 35% of THC, there will be a 10% sales tax. Products infused with cannabis (such as tinctures or edibles) will have a 20% tax. Any other cannabis product with THC levels of over 35% will come with a 25% tax. Individual counties and cities in Illinois may also add extra local sales taxes.

    The legislation proposes that the tax revenue will be used to regenerate poorer communities. When speaking about the changes to the law, Gov. Pritzker commented: “Legalising adult-use cannabis brings an important and overdue change to our state, and it’s the right thing to do.”

    Existing criminal records for cannabis possession

    In addition to legalising recreational cannabis, the new law may also expunge cannabis-possession criminal records for 800,000 people in the state.

    Anyone with an existing conviction for possessing under 30 grams of cannabis will have their records sent to a Prisoner Review Board. Once reviewed, they’ll be passed on to Gov. J.B. Pritzker for a pardon. Providing the offences aren’t connected with a violent crime, the record will be expunged.

    Can you sell cannabis in Illinois?

    Previously, only patients holding a valid Medical Cannabis card could purchase medicinal cannabis in Illinois. On June 25, 2019, Illinois made history by becoming the 11th state to legalize recreational cannabis. Since the 1 st of January, 2020, adults aged 21 and older may purchase recreational cannabis from licensed retailers in Illinois.

    Indeed, the early signs are promising. In September 2020, recreational cannabis sales hit a record high, with close to $64 million worth of the drug being sold in the previous month alone. In 2020, total sales reached $1.03 billion, including $669 million in recreational cannabis and more than $366 million in medicinal purchases.

    In May 2021, according to the state of Illinois, throughout the 110 licensed dispensaries, over 2.5 million cannabis products were sold. State residents accounted for approximately $80 million, and sales increased from out of state residents who spent close to $37 million on cannabis related products.

    MJBizDaily estimates that as many as 295 stores could be up and running by 2022, which would be 2.3 stores per 100,000 residents.

    Kris Krane, one of the founders and president of 4Front Holdings, commented: “It’s a state of 13 million people with a very large tourist population in the Chicago area, so I think the business opportunities are huge.”

    Can you grow cannabis in Illinois?

    Unlike other US states that have legalised recreational cannabis, Illinois will not be legalising personal cannabis cultivation. It will remain illegal to grow cannabis plants at home (even in limited numbers), unless the grower is a medicinal cannabis patient. If the individual has a Medical Marijuana card, they can grow up to five plants at a time.

    If caught cultivating up to five cannabis plants at home (without a medical ID card), the offender will be given a civil penalty of $200. Growing five to 20 plants is regarded as a felony, and is punishable with a one to six-year prison sentence, plus a fine of $25,000. 20 to 50 plants can result in a prison term of two to 10 years, and the same fine, and if caught growing 50 to 200 plants, the prison sentence is raised to three to 14 years, and a $100,000 fine. Over 200 plants will result in a four to 30-year prison term, plus a $100,000 fine.

    Licenced cultivation

    From the start of 2020, licences will be gradually issued to companies in the state. These will be ‘craft growers’, who can apply for licences to cultivate as much as 5,000 square feet of cannabis crops.

    Is CBD legal in Illinois?

    The law is slightly ambiguous when it comes to CBD products. In Illinois, CBD is technically legal, as the state’s Cannabis Control Act (which set up a hemp research pilot programme) permitted the cultivation of industrial hemp. The federal Farm Bill also made hemp cultivation legal across the country.

    As such, CBD products are widely sold in Illinois, and can be legally purchased and used, but there are certain ‘grey areas’, particularly regarding CBD-infused edibles.

    Can cannabis seeds be sent to Illinois?

    Cannabis seeds can be legally purchased and sold in the state. However, they must be ungerminated, as cultivation is still illegal. Sending cannabis seeds through the post can also be legally problematic (especially if the package passes through other states where the seeds are banned). Anecdotal reports claim that some seed parcels have been held at customs.

    Medicinal cannabis in Illinois

    Surprisingly, Illinois could have been one of the US’s first states to legalise medicinal cannabis use. In 1978, it passed the Cannabis Control Act, but in order for the law to fully come into force, the Human Services department and the State Police needed to take action. Neither did so, which meant that medicinal cannabis didn’t become legal until many years later.

    In 2013, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act was passed. This legalised medicinal cannabis use, but only in extremely tightly controlled circumstances. The programme was signed into law in the same year, making Illinois the 20 th state to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes.

    Recognised conditions

    Illinois has a long list of health conditions that have been approved for medicinal cannabis treatment. These include:

    In order to qualify for medicinal cannabis treatment in Illinois, the patient must be over 18 (or if a minor, must have an adult caregiver and certification from two physicians). They must also be a resident of the state and must have been formally diagnosed with one of the listed conditions.

    Industrial hemp in Illinois

    After the Farm Bill was passed at federal level (legalising hemp cultivation), the US states swiftly began to pass state laws, permitting farmers to grow hemp in their region.

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker, together with Illinois Department of Agriculture, opened up licencing in April 2019. In the first two days, 350 applications had been received, from farmers and processors wanting to start planting the crop.

    “Industrial hemp is a potentially billion-dollar industry that Illinois will now take part in,” Pritzker commented. “This will have a massive impact on our state’s economy.”

    Good to know

    If you are travelling to Illinois (or currently live there), you may be interested to know the following:

    • Illinois’ medicinal cannabis programme has proven to be lucrative for the state. In 2018, dispensary sales generated $133 million, and patient enrolment rose by 66%.
    • In Chicago, 74% of citizens supported the legalisation of recreational cannabis.
    • In September 2019, Chicago hosts its first industrial cannabis expo.

    Cannabis history

    In 1931, Illinois was one of the earlier US states to ban recreational cannabis use; six years before the national prohibition law was passed. This anti-cannabis stance was maintained for several decades, though the rise of hippy culture in the 1960s challenged the status quo.

    The situation started to change in 1978, when the state passed the Cannabis Control Act. This sought to legalise medical cannabis use, providing the State Police and Department of Human Services created the necessary drug policies to manage the new law. Neither department did so, and as such, the Cannabis Control Act never came into action.

    In 2013, Illinois became the 20 th state in the country to legalise medicinal cannabis use. Then, in 2019, it became the eleventh state to legalise recreational use too.

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    Attitudes towards cannabis

    Attitudes towards cannabis in Illinois are relatively positive. In a recent study, 74.4% of people expressed support for legalising recreational cannabis, with only 21% opposing it. In the 35 and under age group, 83% supported it. Although the age group with the least support was 66 years and over, they still demonstrated majority support – 51%.

    While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this article, it is not intended to provide legal advice, as individual situations will differ and should be discussed with an expert and/or lawyer.

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    I was a typical pothead till 2020. Since then, I’m a typical grower, I have my medical card. It’s not a weed, its a flower, technically….

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    The Sensi Seeds Editorial team has been built throughout our more than 30 years of existence. Our writers and editors include botanists, medical and legal experts as well as renown activists the world over including Lester Grinspoon, Micha Knodt, Robert Connell Clarke, Maurice Veldman, Sebastian Maríncolo, James Burton and Seshata.

    Maurice Veldman

    Maurice Veldman is a member of the Dutch Association of Criminal Lawyers and one of the Netherlands’ most notable cannabis lawyers. With 25 years’ experience in the field, his knowledge of criminal and administrative law supports cannabis sellers and hemp producers by addressing the inequalities between the individual and the state.

    Selling cannabis seeds in illinois

    The Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act states that “adult registered qualifying patients MAY purchase cannabis seeds from a dispensary for the purpose of home cultivation. Seeds may not be given or sold to any other person.”

    Our interpretation of this language is that patients may choose to purchase seeds from dispensaries, however, they are not required or limited to only purchasing seeds from dispensaries. With that being said, below are several seed banks and breeders you may want to consider to begin your seed collection.

    While this is not a comprehensive list by any means, you cannot go wrong with these reputable sources, providing discreet shipping.

    Reputable Seed Banks & Breeders

    The Attitude Seed Bank (UK)
    One of the largest online seed banks based out of UK. Searchable database of breeders and seeds, including past cannabis cup winners.

    Royal Queen Seeds (UK)
    Reputable old school seed bank from UK.

    Fast Buds (UK)
    Good source of autoflowering varieties. Breeder and seed bank.

    Greenhouse Seed Co. (NL)
    World renowned cannabis breeder with several Cannabis Cup winning strains.

    Nirvana Seed bank (NL)
    Reputable online seed bank providing mail orders since the 1980s.

    Great Lakes Genetics (US)
    Located in the Midwest. Well-reviewed USA seed bank and breeder.

    Neptune Seed Bank (US)
    Located in California. Large selection of US breeders.

    Kannabia Seeds (ES)
    Reputable seed bank and breeder located in Spain.

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Golden panda seeds

Golden Penda

Golden penda (Xanthostemon chrysanthus) is a fabulous rainforest tree that thrives in sub-tropical and warm temperate conditions. It’s an Australian native that is related to eucalypts and bottlebrushes and produces masses of amazing yellow flowers in summer and autumn.

In a rainforest the golden penda will grow 10-15 metres tall but in a garden where it doesn’t have to compete for light it’ll stop at around 7 metres. If you haven’t got that much room the good news is it can be pruned or restricted by growing in a large container. There’s also a smaller growing variety called ‘Little Penda that only reaches 2-4 metres.

Golden pendas are fast growers when grown in ideal conditions and make terrific screens or windbreaks. They also attract birds, bees and butterflies to your garden when in flower so you won’t be disappointed!

How To Grow A Golden Penda
Choose a sunny position and ensure the soil has good drainage. Improve the soil with compost and an organic pelletised fertilizer. The more organic matter in your soil the better it will perform. Generally it’s best to avoid planting into heavy clay soils. Apply some gypsum to the soil before planting if you have any concerns.

Once planted, water in with OCP eco-seaweed and mulch around the plant to help retain moisture and keep the weeds down. Like most rainforest plants, golden pendas require regular moisture in order to thrive.

Golden Panda seeds

Buy Golden Panda seeds online with Seedsbay. Here you will find detailed information on the Golden Panda cannabis seeds, from specifications and reviews to flavors and effects. We have listed every seedshop where you can buy Golden Panda seeds along their offers. Compare prices on Golden Panda seeds and get the best deal for yourself!

Unfortunatly, there are no offers available to buy Golden Panda seeds. Do you know a seedshop selling Golden Panda seeds? Send us a message and we will add the offer as soon as possible.

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Golden Panda specifications

Read the Golden Panda seed specifications in the table below. The values may vary between the different seedbanks where you can buy Golden Panda seeds.

Variety 30% Indica and 70% Sativa
THC level 17%
CBD level 1%

About Golden Panda seeds

This Golden Panda strain has a variety of both sativa as indica with THC levels of 17 percent. The CBD level is 1 percent average. Golden Panda is related to the following strain; Golden Pineapple consisting of 30% indica and 70% sativa. Golden Panda will grow into a beautiful cannabis plant with nice buds. Germinate the Golden Panda seeds and grow it into a nice cannbis plant, with a regular flowering time to be ready.

The flavors of Golden Panda are mostly like: Sweet, Citrus, Earthy, Pungent and Spicy/Herbal while the effects of golden panda are mostly like: euphoric, relaxed, happy, uplifted and hungry.Buying Golden Panda seeds is not possible at the moment, we will keep you informed as soon as the Golden Panda seeds are available.

Golden Panda flavors

Is it good to know what the flavor of Golden Panda is before you buy Golden Panda seeds online. It said Golden Panda tastes mostly like:

  • Sweet
  • Citrus
  • Earthy
  • Pungent
  • Spicy/Herbal

Golden Panda effects

You want to buy Golden Panda seeds? Get yourself informed about the effects of the Golden Panda strain. Golden Panda is known for the following effects:

Golden Panda reviews

Read what other people has to say about Golden Panda seeds.

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Beau from Lithuania

Golden Panda is an excellent strain that offers me a creative social high followed by some of the most epic munchies iv ever experienced. With smooth buttery undertones hints of pine and bright green sugar covered buds this is definitively a unique strain that offers allot of stress relief. – DJ

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Frances H. Hubbard from Sevilla

I bought a half ounce of this stuff recently. It’s a change from the usual Blue Dream or Skywalker, but a good change. Strong mind high with minimal tiredness and laziness often associated with the Indica side of hybrids. I would definitely recommend it.

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Cannabis seed exchange

The Great Commonwealth Cannabis Seed Share

Thursday, July 1, 2021 marks the first day of cannabis legalization in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In honor of this momentous occasion, VAMJ is hosting “The Great Commonwealth Cannabis Seed Share” to facilitate personal home cultivation of cannabis permitted under the new law. This will be Virginia residents’ first legal opportunity to share seeds with other adults and start down the path of legally growing their own cannabis in the safety and privacy of their homes. This event will be hosted in several locations throughout the state.

Are you looking for seeds? Can you donate seeds? Or could you allow your home to be used on this historic day? Please sign up here!

We are extremely excited about Day 1 of legalization! We have waited our entire lives for the law to change and we are about to make history together. There is still a lot of work to be done before marijuana justice is fully realized– from freeing pot prisoners to expanding home grow rights to ensuring Virginia’s adult-use industry is not comprised of a bunch of rich white guys with deep pockets who don’t care about cannabis culture to supporting and empowering our BIPOC brothers and sisters who have been most harmed by Virginia’s war on cannabis. Legalization is only beginning and tomorrow we can finally celebrate.

We started planning this a few months ago, but it was only in the last couple weeks that the general public found out about our endeavor. If we had more time and more donors, we would have more areas of Virginia covered. Everyone working on this has volunteered their time, so please understand we are doing our best.

So far we have received over 15,000 seeds from numerous donors. 95% of the bags & tubes contain 6 seeds each. A few bags contain 3 or 4 seeds. Our aim is to give everyone at least 6 seeds tomorrow.

But as we mentioned before, registration does not guarantee you seeds. Over 4,000 people have registered and we expect to run out in some locations. The seeds will be given out on a first come, first served basis. Hopefully, some of you will grow a male and female plant and be able to harvest seeds for the next seed give away. It’s only through the generosity of the cannabis community is this even possible!

IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ (the rules!)

YOU MUST BRING YOUR ID. No seeds will be given out to individuals under 21 years of age. Make sure your ID is not expired. No ID, no seeds. Period.

NO SALES. The seeds are not for sale. We are not taking cash for the seeds or requiring anything of value in exchange for the seeds. THEY ARE A GIFT. Please do not bring cannabis to sell to people.

NO CONSUMPTION OF CANNABIS – Do not consume cannabis while in line. Public use of cannabis is not allowed. Do not get arrested on the first day of legalization!

BE RESPECTFUL – If you see a senior citizen in line behind you, let them go ahead of you. They have waited longer than you to grow cannabis. You might have to wait in line for a long time, so patience is key and some of us have been really really patient. Get to know people in line. Make friends with them. Exchange contact info because they might have some good growing tips! Wear a mask if you haven’t been vaccinated.

BE RESPECTFUL PART 2 – The venues that are hosting the seed share are doing so out of their own generosity. Be on your best behavior. If we are to do this again, we need to treat the owners and residents of these neighborhoods with the utmost respect.

DON’T FORGET! Bring water, umbrella for shade, a chair, snacks, a good attitude, and your unexpired, government issued ID! We recommend using the bathroom before you leave home so there is not a run on bathrooms.

Managing Expectations

After our friends at DCMJ did their Spring Seed Shares in March 2015, we learned a few important lessons that we’d like to share.

First, the seeds you start out with don’t need to be special, rather they just need to germinate. While the ones we are giving away are all decent seeds, most are not “feminized,” which means you may end up with a male plant. We believe that it is important to learn how to grow the entire cannabis plant and during the first stage of growth, males and females are indistinguishable. While a male plant will not give you smokable buds, you can eat the leaves and still get medicinal benefits. Moreover, if you end up with a male and female, you will never have to worry about finding seeds again because one pollinated female plant will yield thousands of seeds. You can also spray your pollinated buds (which contain baby seeds) with a mist of colloidal silver and make feminized seeds. There are ample videos and tutorials online that can teach you everything you need to know. The seed is only the beginning, so don’t fall for the hype of trying to score name brand seeds if this is your first grow.

Second, your first home grow will probably yield you the most expensive ounce of cannabis you’ve ever paid for. The fresh soil, LED lights, fans, grow bags, fencing, organic nutrients, electricity, water, and your time all combine for the most expensive cannabis you’ve ever purchased. Before you go all out and buy the most expensive equipment to grow the dankest gas this side of the Appalachians, we recommend starting small and slowly getting more equipment as your cultivation skills improve. About 6 months after DCMJ’s 2015 Spring Seed Shares, there was a glut of used grow equipment available for sale. Many cannabis enthusiasts found out that they didn’t have the green thumb or the patience needed to grow cannabis and they gave up. You really only need 4 things to grow cannabis: soil, water, sun, and time. Most forget to water (or over water!) and do not have the patience to tend to their plants every day. By the time some of you figure this out, the dispensaries will be open. There is a learning curve to grow high quality cannabis and the most important thing you can do is be patient and learn what works and what doesn’t work.

Third, VAMJ does not represent the cannabis industry. Rather, we fight the cannabis industry. They have one goal: profit. We have a bigger goal: justice. In every state the cannabis industry operates, they spend millions of dollars fighting consumers (and growers) to ensure the state’s laws & regulations are designed to maximize their profits. While there are some good players, we remain suspicious of most cannabis businesses, especially multi-state operators. We’ve seen too many snake oil salesmen to give our trust freely. The only legit cannabis businesses right now in Virginia, aside from the medical cannabis dispensaries, are the garden supply stores and the cultivation consultants. Garden supply stores will help you get your grow off the ground and you are also supporting a local business instead of Amazon. The cultivation consultant will be the person who trains you how to grow your cannabis by taking their class or they’ll come to your home and help you setup your grow. Be careful if someone promises too much.

Fourth, we believe the cornerstone of marijuana justice is being able to grow your own cannabis. We believe these seeds can be seen as a form of reparations. By being self-sufficient you do not need to worry about when the dispensaries are going to open or if they are using toxic chemicals on a massive spider mite infestation. These free seed will provide important jobs skills to all Virginians. By growing your own, you know exactly what went into your plant and can tell your neighbor when you give them a gram for Christmas. Home growers serve as a counterbalance to the corporate interests. Big Cannabis will not cultivate slow-growing strains because they are not profitable, but you can grow them because you want to. Eventually we want you to be able to sell your extra cannabis at farmer’s markets so that you can make some extra money. The Virginia cannabis cottage industry starts tomorrow. We believe craft cannabis will be a cottage industry and home growers will be at the forefront, but only if we join forces and demand legislators reform the law.

Finally, the fight isn’t over. Just because you can grow your own cannabis, doesn’t mean that the war on drugs is won. We still have a lot of work to do to ensure not only local legalization, but legalization across the country, to benefit all interested parties. There are still friends and family members in jail for cannabis in Virginia. We need to demand their immediate release. The governor can do this TODAY. We need to demand that the cannabis industry in Virginia reflects Virginia. Meaning that the licenses that will be given out in the next few years don’t go to the wealthy, well-connected players, but folks like us, who have been working to reform cannabis laws or have experienced Virginia’s failed War on Drugs first hand.

It’s time to plant the seeds of change!

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Fighting for cannabis users, growers, veterans, and their families

Cannabis seed exchange

Welcome to the D.C. Seed Exchange! We are a small, independent, seed bank operating under Initiative 71 focused on rare and exotic genetics. Our mission is to build a virtual trading space that features genetics from the best breeders in North America as well as highlighting local talent from the Mid-Atlantic region.

D.C. Seed Exchange represents boutique breeders who specialize in medicinal hemp seeds. Unlike many other seed banks, we know our seeds and our breeders on a personal level because we are patients and growers ourselves. Please note priority is given to those in need including veterans, persons with disabilities, and care providers.

This product is not for use by or sale to persons under the age of 18. This product should be used only as directed on the label. It should not be used if you are pregnant or nursing. Consult with a physician before use if you have a serious medical condition or use prescription medications. A Doctor’s advice should be sought before using this and any supplemental dietary product. All trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners and are not affiliated with nor do they endorse this product. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual weight loss results will vary. By using this site, you agree to follow the Privacy Policy and all Terms & Conditions printed on this site. Void Where Prohibited by Law.

Keep your eye on our Instagram feed below for the latest information about new strains, breeders and events around the Washington, DC area. We are here to help, please do not hesitate to contact us for more information!

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Can’t seem to find a reliable online seed bank that ships right to your doorstep in the USA? Been there, and I know how frustrating that is… the best seed banks are hard to come by.

So, as a seasoned grower of the devil’s lettuce (a.k.a weed, cannabis, marijuana), I made this review to spare my fellow growers the hassle.

Here we discuss the most reputable seed banks that ship to the USA stealthily – giving your seeds that extra layer of protection from customs, nosy people, and thieves.

Whether you’re a new or advanced marijuana grower, this article takes you through the Best Cannabis Seed Banks for the healthiest cannabis seeds with high yields and potent effects.

19 Best Marijuana Seed Banks That Ship To The USA

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  • 4,400+ strains to choose from
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1. I Love Growing Marijuana (ILGM) – Best Seed Bank Online Overall

Based In: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Popular Strains: White Widow, Grandaddy Purple, Super Skunk, Gorilla Glue

Features
• Grower guides, blogs, hacks & how-to’s
• Free shipping
• 4 days average US delivery
• Guaranteed delivery

ILGM promises you high-quality marijuana seeds and attracts over 35,000 people daily to their site. Based in the Dam, ILGM (I Love Growing Marijuana) continues to reign supreme as one of the best seed banks online in recent years.

The site has 200+ grow guides and a blog for hacks on germinating, troubleshooting, harvesting, and more. This is a great initiative to help newer growers gain their footing, and the ILGM forum serves as a marijuana growers support group.

There’s a real sense of community!

I Love Growing Marijuana stocks 100+ cannabis strains, which might be lower compared to other sites. But that’s not entirely a bad thing, since it allows a manageable range for you to find your ideal cannabis seeds.

And you know… quality over quantity.

On the upside, all seeds come in discreet envelope packaging which would look like just your regular mail, only with nothing illegal written on it to fend off unnecessary attention. On the off-chance that your seeds are stopped in the mail, ILGM will send you more weed seeds free of charge.

What Deals Does ILGM Have?
• $5 coupon currently
• 10 Free Cannabis Seeds when you purchase Super Skunk, Silver Haze Feminized, Autoflower Super Mix, Super Mix, and Feminized or Autoflower White Widow.

2. Seedsman – Best Strain Variety Seed Bank

Based In: Barcelona, Spain & the UK

Popular Strains: Blue Dream, Gelato, Starberry Cheesecake, Girl Scout Cookies

Features
• 4,400+ strains
• Satisfaction guarantee
• Loyalty program
• Multiple payment methods

Seedsman is like the Grammy Awards of cannabis seed strains. With 4,400+ high-grade strains to give you a bigger window to find something that fits your bill, affordably.

And they’ve been around for over 18 years with a 4.5 average rating based on over 10,000 reviews, to give you some assurance.

Seedsman is also a hybrid marijuana seed bank in that they not only breed their own marijuana seeds but also source from multiple high-grade cannabis seed banks to give you the luxury of options.

The company also seems to be welcoming to new growers with informative guides that can help them get the best out of their cannabis seeds.

There have been concerns about slow USA shipping. However, your cannabis seeds are sent via stealth shipping where weed seeds are packed in small plain cardboard boxes or airtight padded envelopes to throw off anyone in the mailroom who might get suspicious.

Fly under the radar!

What Deals Does Seedsman Have?
• Get up to 20% off bulk orders
• Up to 8 free seeds on orders above €30

3. Crop King Seeds – Most Reliable Canadian Seed Bank for Fast Shipping

Based In: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Popular Strains: White Widow, Lamb’s Breath, Northern Lights, Purple Kush

Features
• 80% germination rate
• Stealth, safe delivery
• 2-7 days US delivery time
• Free shipping Canada & USA above $200

If Crop King Seeds’ delivery time were a superhero, it would be The Flash, Superman, Smallville, or whoever superhero you think is fastest.

Let’s not start that argument!

The seeds are stocked in over 300 brick-and-mortar stores in Canada and Crop King Seeds has 16+ years of experience in providing medicinal and commercial cannabis growers with reliable weed seeds online.

All of this solidifies their place amongst the best online seed banks today and it makes them probably the best Canadian seed bank… eh?

This Canadian marijuana seed bank has Mix and Match and Autoflowering cannabis seeds. These seeds are great for new growers to find something that tickles their fancy without the sometimes gruesome commitment that might come with advanced cannabis strains.

Make life easy for yourself.

However, although there’s guaranteed delivery, not all orders attract the guarantee. Still, if you don’t mind paying a little extra for Express Shipping then you’re assured of a reshipment in the rare that case your package gets lost or siezed by customs.

What Deals Does Crop King Seeds Have?
• 10 Free seeds for orders of $420 or more
• 30% off order coupon.

4. Seed City – Top Seed Bank for Rare Seed Strains

Based In: Sheffield, UK

Popular Strains: AK-47, BCN Critical XXL, Banana Kush, Mjolnir Runtz Cake

Features
• Stealthy, discreet international shipping
• 3-14 days US delivery time
• Cheap prices
• Tons of seed discounts

Launched in 2010, Seed City touts itself as the cannabis connoisseur, and they’re justified… especially with their unique strain collection which might be a sport for experimental weed growers who don’t mind putting extra effort into breeding their weed.

But still, you can also find your feminized marijuana seeds, auto-flowering, regular and more seeds if you are the more regular grower that wants to stick to the classic cannabis seeds.

Seed City does a great job with their high-quality cannabis seeds but methinks their website could use a little improvement. On the other hand, they seem to have mastered the art of stealth shipping.

Yep, they pack your seeds in crushproof tubes and put them inside a gift-like package (or in an envelope and concealed in DVD cases). This can be really helpful for customers if the legality of cannabis in your area is still strict.

What Deals Does Seed City Have?
• Free cannabis seed(s) from €25
• 25% off Kera seeds currently
• 30% off a variety of seeds and regular free seed giveaways

5. Herbie’s Seeds – Go-To Seeds Bank for Feminized Seeds

Based In: Alicante, Spain

Popular Strains: Incredible Bulk, Dr. Grinspoon, Auto Duck, Northern Lights

Features
• Multiple payment methods (Bitcoin & Credit card payments)
• Germination guarantees
• 3000+ seeds on sale
• Reliable support team

With more than 10 years of experience in the bag, Herbies Seeds have become one of the most popular cannabis seed banks to buy marijuana seeds online. Their feminized seeds are probably the best on the market right now.

Their wide seed selection of over 3000 cannabis seeds gives you a good chance at finding a seed you like. And there’s a germination guarantee that sets you up for new seeds if more than about a third of your seeds fail to pop.

You can really buy with confidence.

The only thing is you might have to wait 19-23 days for your US order. But since Herbies Seeds have default stealth shipping for countries with strict customs like the US, they disguise your cannabis seeds in a ziplock or a DVD case to make your package safer from party poopers.

What Deals Does Herbie’s Seeds Have?
• Choose a free seed with every €20 spent
• Free gorilla auto seed with every purchase you make

6. MJ Seeds – Best Medicinal Seed Bank

Based In: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Popular Strains: Diamond Girl, CB Auto Cheese, Cereal Milk, Flower Bomb

Features
• 80% germination rate
• Within-a-week delivery time (express shipping)
• Free shipping above $200
• Delivery guarantee on $20 & $40 shipping

MJ Seeds has grown to become one of the most reputed BC-based marijuana seed banks, ever since their launch in 2009 for their quality medicinal cannabis seeds and dedication to give great customer experience coupled with an 80% seed germination rate.

This seed store is for those growers that need CBD-rich seeds, and you get quite a diverse shot at that. But still, you can opt for THC-rich seeds, all in a number of popular and even some unique strains.

With an intuitive website, MJ Seeds makes it easy for you to directly find your desired seed options.

You might find shipping a little on the pricey side. But if you don’t mind the extra perks of express shipping; you get guaranteed delivery with a delivery time of within just one week. Additionally, the seeds are disguised in random electronic equipment, toys, and even birthday cards for extra security.

What Deals Does MJ Seeds Have?
• 10 free seeds on every order above $420
• Save up to 14% off normal prices on bulk orders.

7. Dr. Greenthumb Seeds – Best Online Seed Bank for Indoor Seed Strains

Based In: Ottawa, Canada

Popular Strains: Endless Sky, Oh! Zone, OG Kush, Original UK Cheese

Features
• Typically ships within 24 hours
• Free worldwide shipping by Regular Letter Mail
• Tracked Express shipping with delivery guarantee
• Guaranteed germination

Dr. Greenthumb is a veteran in the cannabis seeds industry. With more than 25 years in the weed game. So you know you’re going with a seed store that has been able to keep its place at the top.

There’s a good range of unique and popular strains that you can choose from. Dr. Greenthumb Seeds boasts germination guides to help new growers have a smoother experience growing marijuana. They claim that they have 100% certified disease-free seeds to give you more germination assurances (with replacements, if you experience notable germination problems).

However, their website seems a little old-school compared to more sophisticated and modern marijuana seed banks. But on the brighter side, their seeds are concealed in t-shirts, CD cases, birthday cards, and more to throw off lurking custom officers and thieves.

What Deals Does Dr. Greenthumb Seeds Have?
• 20% off early bird purchases from 6 am – 10 am
• Up to 25% off for happy hour purchases from 1 pm – 4.20 pm.

8. Mary Jane’s Garden – Most Straightforward Cannabis Seed Bank

Based In: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Popular Strains: Acapulco, Kalimist, LA Confidential, Northern Lights

Features
• 90% delivery rate
• Legality cannabis status by country available
• High germination rate
• 2-7 days delivery with Express registered shipping

Mary Jane’s Garden has 8 years of experience as an online seed store, and while this might not compare to other sites, they have invested a great deal in giving you an easy shopping experience witha simple-yet-effective website.

They also boast a strict seed selection process to ensure high-quality seeds.

All of this is complemented with growing guides to take you through germination to harvest if you’re coming in a tad green. Only, they aren’t big on seed deals, but since you might just be getting impressive seed quality then it might be worth it.

Not to mention that their cannabis seeds are further packed in bubble wraps and placed in envelopes to avoid any possible seizure.

What Deals Does Mary Jane’s Garden Have?
• 10 free cannabis seeds for purchases above $420

9. Beaver Seeds – Top Tier Seedbank for Great Customer Support

Based In: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Popular Strains: OG Kush (Fast Version), Purple Punch, White Fire, Skunk (Fast Version)

Features
• Fast discreet delivery
• Reliable 24/7 customer support
• Free shipping
• Delivery guarantee on $20 or $40 insurance with tracking orders

How does 30 years of experience in selling cannabis seeds sound? Not just that, Beaver Seeds assure you of premium seeds and high production standards to give you the best genetics possible for a beautiful yield during harvest time.

They don’t seem to offer a germination guarantee though, at least not yet. But if their production standards are anything to go by, then a good chunk of your seeds will see their first leaves. You might also want to use their germination guides if you need a hand through the process.

To boost delivery, seeds are hidden in random things like toys and t-shirts for safe, discreet shipping. And you’ll usually receive them within a week in the USA.

What Deals Does Beaver Seeds Have?
• 10 free extra seeds of your choice on purchases above $420

10. SunWest Genetics – Great Seed Genetics 420 Seed Bank

Based In: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Popular Strains: Cheese Autoflowers, Bubblegum, Northern Lights, Purple Kush

Features
• Guaranteed delivery option
• 500+ strains available
• Fast 24/7 support

SunWest is probably your best choice if you want the finest seed genetics.

They bill themselves in breeding strains under high-quality control procedures to produce the best genes for the densest buds. On top of that, you choose your seeds from a wide range of 500+ strains.

So yes. You might just find what you’re looking for.

We just wish they had more seed discounts. Still, you get an 80% germination guarantee and the seeds are shipped in unmarked boxes with toys, beads, phone cases, and more. If you are an inexperienced grower, you can use the blogs and germination guide for better success.

Available Deals
• 10 extra seeds on $420 and above purchases

11. Sonoma Seeds – Best New Kid on the Block Weed Seed Bank

Based In: WC, Canada

Although a new site, Sonoma Seeds have built their forte around premium genetic seeds, with a collection of 500+ strains to give you choice and high-quality seeds. Better still, they guarantee an 80% germination rate to cover your purchases. You can get 10 extra seeds on orders above $420 and an expected USA delivery time of just 7-14 days if you go for the express discreet shipping with tracking.

12. Rocket Seeds – Best Collaborative Weed Seed Bank

Based In: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Rocket Seeds have one of the biggest seed collections online at the moment… and not just because they employ impressive breeding standards, but they also stock from other reputed online seed banks like Crop King Seeds, Beaver Seeds, Sonoma Seeds, and more to create a one-stop seed store. The best part is you get 10 extra seeds from $420 and above orders. And seeds are covered up in flash drives, flashlights, pens, and more during shipping.

13. Marijuana Seeds NL – Great Online Seeds Bank for Free Seeds

Based In: London, UK (For Some Reason)

Through the 20+ years that Marijuana Seeds NL has been around, they have honed their craft in the seed industry to give you reliable marijuana seed options to both first-time growers and experienced growers. With extra seeds on every order, you get even more bang for your buck. Also, you can get up to 50% off seeds with a variety of shipping options with guaranteed stealth unmarked shipping to keep your seeds safe on their way to you.

14. Gorilla Seed Bank – Really Low-Cost Strains Seed Bank

Based In: Portishead, UK

Coming in with a massive 40+ year experience in the marijuana seed game, Gorilla Seed Bank is geared towards new cannabis growers that want to reap a decent quality harvest without spending a fortune on seeds. There are 300+ feminized strains and packs if you wish for an all-female batch for a higher yield. Every order comes with discreet shipping and a free seed, with more seeds for every 36.99 GBP you spend and an additional 17% off for Bitcoin purchases.

15. Amsterdam Marijuana Seeds – A-list Seedbank for Autoflowering Seeds

Based In: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Do you want to have the easiest and fastest cannabis-growing experience? If that sounds like you, then Amsterdam Marijuana Seeds might be it. With their variety of both indoor and outdoor auto-flowering seeds to save you some resources with a casual plug-and-play growing journey.

16. Seed Supreme – Best United Kingdom 420 Seed Bank

Based In: London, UK

Seed Supreme looks to give cultivators a good range of seeds and strains without being overwhelming. With blogs for guides to lead novice growers into taking care of their seeds and cannabis plants. You get extra seeds with every order, with discreet delivery using items like toys, gifts, and eco pens. All this comes with guaranteed delivery for a reshipment in case your order doesn’t get to you.

17. Grower’s Choice Seeds – Stand-Out US Seed Bank

Based In: California, United States

Grower’s Choice Seeds is the giant online USA seed store for its fast shipping and great quality control; including lab testing their seeds to ensure authentic genes. All their seeds are also feminized for you to get the highest possible yield. You can easily sift through the site using the filter to find seeds in line with your seed and future cannabis plant preferences.

18. The Vault – Best Seed Bank for Regular Seed Deals and Promos

Based In: Tarragona, Spain, and Edinburgh UK

The Vault is the melting point of cannabis seed deals, promotions, and giveaways. And currently, there’s a decent 15% off some strains. You also get extra quality seeds on every order, and you are promised 100% discreet, secure, safe shipping.

19. WeedSeed Express – Top Seed Bank for Guaranteed Delivery

Based In: Haarlem, Netherlands

When you buy cannabis seeds online, WeedSeed Express ensures your favorite marijuana seeds get to you with their unconditional guaranteed delivery and fast shipping. With 100+ strains to choose from and even beginner seeds for newer growers to have a taste at growing their own cannabis.

Best Marijuana Seeds Banks – FAQs

How Can I Buy Marijuana Seeds Online Safely in the US?

If you use one of the best seed banks like ILGM or Seedsman, then your weed seeds get to you in the USA safely with stealth shipping.

Stealth shipping refers to when seeds are packed and concealed in or around random objects like pens, toys, CD cases, and more to avoid unnecessary attention from customs officers or reduce the chance of theft.

Additionally, most seed banks allow you to buy cannabis seeds with Bitcoin. This is perhaps one of the most secure payment methods to keep your financial and personal information private.

With a combination of the best seed banks, stealth shipping, and Bitcoin payments, you can significantly reduce the likelihood that you will be caught shipping weed seeds to the US.

What Seed Banks Ship to the USA?

Seed banks that ship to the USA include ILGM, Seedsman, and Crop King Seeds.

However, ILGM and Crop King Seeds tend to have faster and more affordable US delivery times. Usually, you’ll have your marijuana seeds at your doorstep within a week of ordering.

On top of that, all orders are coupled with a germination guarantee cover and a good chance at getting 10 extra marijuana seeds with your purchases.

Is ILGM a Good Seed Bank?

Yes, I Love Growing Marijuana is a good seed bank and this is because it is suitable for both experienced and new growers.

The seed bank boasts a decent high-quality range of seeds and strains, as well as 200+ informative blogs and articles and even a forum to help growers make informed cannabis seed decisions in the future.

Furthermore, you get 24/7 growth support assistance at your disposal whenever you encounter a problem.

How Can You Tell if a Seed Is Male or Female?

It is almost practically impossible to tell a female or a male marijuana seed just by sight alone. You can tell the sex of a seed by using a lab test or using a plant sex kit to test for the Y chromosome. But as seeds start pre-flowering their visible differences begin to appear. And here are two tips you can use to sex cannabis seeds;

          • Male seeds grow a pollen sack at the branch joints when pre-flowering
          • Male marijuana seeds generally grow much faster
          • Female plants grow light whitish pistillates
          • Female seeds take longer to grow on average

          What’s Better – Autoflower or Feminized Seeds?

          The better seed between autoflower and feminized seeds depends on the preference of the grower.

          Autoflower Seeds

          Generally, autoflower marijuana seeds can grow with little to no supervision, making them ideal for new growers.

          They also grow faster – as fast as 8-10 weeks from germination to maturity. However, they usually have a lower THC potency.
          In other words, you won’t get as high from their buds.

          Feminized Seeds

          On the other hand, Feminized Seeds (if taken care of well) will guarantee high THC or CBD buds during harvest.

          However, they take a few weeks longer to mature and will need some higher level of expertise in marijuana growing since they are prone to diseases.

          Conclusion – What Are the Best Seed Banks in 2021?

          Different seed banks have different strengths, and you can see these from the seed bank features.

          However, ILGM (I Love Growing Marijuana) seems to have the best-balanced features of all seed banks, like a good selection of beginner and advanced grower marijuana seeds, educational guides, the highest germination guarantee, and 24/7 support for growers.

          But still, Seedsman and Crop King Seeds are other go-to options to buy marijuana seeds online if you wish for variety and fast discreet shipping to your doorstep.

          Pro Tip: To ensure most if not all of your marijuana seeds germinate, use the germination guides from the respective sites for the highest germination rates.

          The news and editorial staff of the Marin Independent Journal had no role in this post’s preparation.

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Autoflowering cannabis seeds for sale

Autoflowering cannabis seeds for sale

Growing your own cannabis starts with selecting the right seed bank. You’ll want to find seeds with strong genetics, a high germination rate, and a seedbank with good customer service.

Autoflower plants are a popular choice since they are easier to grow and less sensitive to environmental factors. If you’re considering buying your own auto seeds, our top 10 list is the perfect place to start.

NAME DEFINITIVE SCORE BEST FOR
Amsterdam Marijuana Seeds 96% Best customer service and value for money.
Seedsman 94% Extensive product line
MSNL 92% Different choices of seed packages
Ministry of Cannabis 92% Affordability
Weed Seeds Express 90% New, fast-rising seed bank
Crop King Seeds 86% Best seed bank in Canada
Quebec Seeds 86% Stealth shipping
Growers Choice Seeds 84% Fast delivery to the US
MJ Canada 82% Most payment methods
Rocket Seeds 82% Extensive germination information

1. Amsterdam Marijuana Seeds – Best overall customer experience

Definitive Score- 96%

Delivery speed 4.7/5
Easy to buy 4.8/5
Help desk 4.9/5
Payment methods 4.7/5
Promotions 5/5

Pros

  • Reputable and established seed bank
  • Guaranteed germination and delivery
  • Free stealthy worldwide shipping
  • Array of payment methods
  • Comprehensive grow guide

Cons

  • No telephone number on contact page

Based in the world’s marijuana capital, Amsterdam Marijuana Seeds offer guaranteed and free worldwide shipping. They have a 90% germination guarantee for each of their 33 high-quality autoflowering strains.

Their email subscribers receive regular perks, like 2 for 1 offers on their most popular strains.

Most of their strains come from award-winning genetics – like the White Widow autoflower – a world famous strain that’s really put Amsterdam on the map.

Their autoflowering strains are engineered to have high THC and high yields. The big bud autoflowering strain yields up to 21.2 ounces per sq meter indoors and up to 28.2 ounces per sq meter outdoors.

We love their top-rated autoflowering mix packs, and all of their autoflower strains have been bred to be highly resistant, have high levels of THC, and impressive yields.

They offer different payment options, and you can save an additional 10% if you pay using cryptocurrencies.

They provide details on each strain and their free grow guide will help you get the most out of your seeds.

2. Seedsman – Largest collection of strains

Definitive Score – 94%

Delivery speed 4.9/5
Easy to buy 5/5
Help desk 4.8/5
Payment methods 5/5
Promotions 4.7/5

Pros

  • Loads of autoflower options to explore
  • Sophisticated website
  • 15% Bitcoin discount
  • Loyalty points for returning customers

Cons

  • No free worldwide shipping
  • Insurance fees charged with each order

Seedsman (Seedsman.com/en/) has over 1000 autoflower strains. Some strains like the Zkittlez Auto are heavy yielding and worth the try.

Pay for your seeds using Bitcoins for the first time on their site, and you’ll receive a 25% price discount and 15% off from subsequent orders.

3. MSNL – Most convenient

Definitive Score – 92%

Delivery speed 4.8/5
Easy to buy 4.9/5
Help desk 4.8/5
Payment methods 5/5
Promotions 4.6/5

Pros

  • 15% Bitcoin discount
  • Stealth shipping
  • Different quantities of seeds available in different packages
  • Same day order dispatch

Cons

  • Slow shipping to the US
  • Shipping for small orders isn’t free

Many of the MSNL (Marijuana-Seeds.nl), autoflowering strains yield below the 21.2 ounces/sqm mark, with only the Glueberry Auto hitting that mark.

If you are interested in going big, you can save huge amounts purchasing their 100, 300, or 500 seed packages.

MSNL offers two variety packs; auto-fem pack and auto-strong fem pack. These mixed packs contain 15 seeds (3 strains each with 5 seeds).

4. Ministry of Cannabis – Most affordable

Definitive Score – 92%

Delivery speed 4.8/5
Easy to buy 4.9/5
Help desk 4.8/5
Payment methods 5/5
Promotions 4.6/5

Pros

  • Guaranteed delivery
  • Discreet packaging
  • 90% germination guarantee
  • Affordable prices

Cons

  • A handful of strains
  • Few price discounts

Ministry of Cannabis (Ministryofcannabis.com) package their autos from 2 to 25 seeds per package. Their heaviest yielding plant, the Auto Sweet Donkey fem, gives up to 8.8 ounces/plant outdoors and 4.4 ounces/plant indoors.

5. Weed Seeds Express – Best upcoming seed bank

Definitive Score – 90%

Delivery speed 4.7/5
Easy to buy 4.6/5
Help desk 4.8/5
Payment methods 4.9/5
Promotions 4.5/5

Pros

  • Free delivery
  • 90% germination guarantee
  • Occasional free seeds
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Elaborate info on growing autoflowers

Cons

  • No mentioned price discounts when paying using cryptocurrencies
  • Few reviews about them

At Weed Seeds Express (Weedseedsexpress.com) you will find rare strains like CBD Express auto and CBG Citrus Nectar auto. Their autoflower marijuana seeds category harbors 26 strains.

Most of their autos are medium yielding where the maximum yield is up to 21.2 ounces/sqm. One of those is the Northern Lights X Big Bud auto.

6. Crop King Seeds – Best Canadian seed bank

Definitive Score – 86%

Delivery speed 4.6/5
Easy to buy 4.2/5
Help desk 4.7/5
Payment methods 4.8/5
Promotions 4.3/5

Pros

  • Lots of payment options
  • Toll-free contact and Live chat prompt
  • Unique strains
  • 80% germination guarantee

Cons

  • Few offers
  • No autoflower variety packs

Crop King Seeds (Cropkingseeds.com) sells over 170 strains. Their Island Sweet Skunk auto strain yields up to 39 ounces/plant when grown outdoors and up to 21 ounces/plant indoors.

They provide an 80% germination guarantee – low compared to seed banks like Amsterdam Marijuana Seeds who offer a 90% guarantee.

7. Quebec – Best stealth shipping

Definitive Score – 86%

Delivery speed 4.6/5
Easy to buy 4.2/5
Help desk 4.7/5
Payment methods 4.8/5
Promotions 4.3/5

Pros

  • 80% germination guarantee
  • Stealth shipping
  • No signature required
  • Unique strain collection
  • Fresh seeds

Cons

  • $10 for regular shipping
  • Slow delivery outside Canada

Quebec Cannabis Seeds (Quebeccannabisseeds.com) sells 24 autoflowering strains and have an autoflowering mix pack.

Their Auto Gorilla Glue seems to be their heaviest single autoflowering yielder, with indoor yields of up to 21.2 ounces/sqm and 10.6 ounces/plant outdoors.

8. Growers Choice Seeds – Fastest US delivery

Definitive Score – 84%

Delivery speed 4.5/5
Easy to buy 4.3/5
Help desk 4.6/5
Payment methods 4.7/5
Promotions 4.2

Pros

  • Multiple payment methods
  • Phone support
  • Discreet shipping
  • 90% germination guarantee
  • Elaborate germination guide

Cons

  • No free shipping
  • Few offers

Growers Choice Seeds (Growerschoiceseeds.com) sell 17 autoflowering strains, and most strains have their optimum indoor yields capped at the medium mark. Their heavy-yielding autoflower is the Blueberry Auto-fem. This beauty yields up to 13.4 ounces/plant outdoors and up to 17.6 ounces/sqm indoors.

9. MJ Seeds Company – Most payment methods

Definitive Score – 82%

Delivery speed 4.4/5
Easy to buy 4.2/5
Help desk 4.5/5
Payment methods 4.5/5
Promotions 4.1/5

Pros

  • Discreet, stealth shipping
  • Free shipping for orders above $200
  • Free seeds for seed orders above $42O
  • Lots of payment methods accepted, including PayPal

Cons

  • No free shipping for orders below $200
  • No germination guarantee

MJ Seeds Canada (Mjseedscanada.com) has over 170 autoflower seeds strains, including new and unique strains.

Most of their autoflowering strains are in the medium-yielding range with up to 21.1 ounces/sqm. An example of this is the Killer Lemonade Auto-fem.

10. Rocket Seeds – Best growing information

Definitive Score – 82%

Delivery speed 4.4/5
Easy to buy 4.2/5
Help desk 4.5/5
Payment methods 4.5/5
Promotions 4.1/5

Pros

  • Free shipping for orders above $200
  • Thorough germination page
  • Convenient payment methods
  • Fast express shipping

Cons

  • They don’t necessarily ship worldwide
  • No autoflower variety packs

Rocket Seeds (Rocketseeds.com) sells more than 180 autoflowering cannabis seeds.

Their Zkitllez autoflowering feminized yields up to 28.2 ounces/sqm indoors and up to 17.6 ounces/sqm indoors.

They provide great growing information for most strains, but we hope they’ll consider introducing filters to make searching easier.

How we came up with this list

Four months ago, we purchased and trialed autoflowering seeds ourselves from seed banks across the globe.

You’ve got nothing to lose by ordering from any of our 10 recommended seed banks – but Amsterdam Marijuana Seeds in particular stood out with their 25 years of experience, their germination guarantee and free worldwide shipping.

Autoflower Seeds

Autoflower seeds are the best for beginner marijuana growers because they are easy to manage and have a faster life cycle. Despite being the first choice for many, they are not without their cons. In this text, we will discuss everything you need to know about autoflowering marijuana strains and we also provide you with a list of the best autoflower weed seeds in the market today.

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Pros of Auto flower Seeds

The short life cycle of autoflowering cannabis seeds and its hardy nature is why growers, especially beginners, are more inclined to cultivate this non-photoperiod strain.

Faster Life Cycle

Autoflowers have a pretty short life cycle compared to their photoperiod counterparts. Those who have had the joy of growing this type of strain will tell you that some strains can flower in 3 to 4 weeks after the seed is planted. At the same time, photoperiod strains take several months before they bloom. If you are in a hurry to taste marijuana grown by yourself, then autoflower feminized seeds are your best bet.

Discreet Plants

Even though weed is permitted in many states, some states are still restricted. While we don’t advise people to go against the law, even in the legal states, people have to practice discretion when growing this type of plants, riddled with misconception. And the best plant to go with is autoflowering cannabis.
It’s small, and compact size allows you to cultivate this plant in confined spaces, such as closets, balconies, or other hidden places in your backyard. The good thing is that their faster life cycle makes it hard for visitors to notice them, which is not the case with photoperiod strains.

The goal of growing auto strain is to keep it as small as possible, and you can achieve this by giving micro-growing a try. And ensure to use low-stress training to keep the plant short and under control.

Resilient

Another reason autoflower weed seeds are popular among beginner growers and veterans is their resilient nature, which is attributed to their ruderalis heritage. Their ability to adapt faster makes them ideal for extreme temperatures and harsh climatic conditions.

Majority of autoflowers thrive in the face of diseases and pests as they are resistant. They are also not affected by overfeeding, underfeeding, and mold. Therefore, if the weather changes abruptly in your region, then autoflower marijuana seeds are your go-to strain as they are forgiving and can survive when conditions are not ideal.

Not Affected by Changes in Lighting

Abrupt changes in the lighting schedule, or presence of harsh lighting such as street light, or a leak in a grow tent can mess up photoperiod plants. However, autoflowers are not victims of changes in the lighting system. Because they are not affected by environmental factors such as light cycles, they are their bosses.

Doesn’t Need a Lot of Nutrition

Autoflower cannabis seeds do well in less nutritious soils. Therefore, you do not need to add fertilizers. The growing medium mix for autoflower seeds comprises:
– 3 parts peat moss
– 3 parts compost
– 2 parts moistened perlite, and
– 1 part moistened vermiculite

Higher CBD Strains

Although research is being conducted on the various benefits of marijuana, the existing research shows that cannabidiol, a cannabinoid found in cannabis plants, has many therapeutic benefits.

Autoflower weed seeds have ruderalis genetics, so most autoflowers strains are with low THC and higher CBD than regular or feminized varieties. Therefore, if you want to enjoy the non-psychoactive effects of marijuana, choose to grow an autoflower. But if you want the high, they can still be an ideal choice, but it won’t last as the CBD neutralizes it.

Less Space

If you don’t have a lot of room, don’t worry because the compact size of autoflowers allows you to grow it anywhere, even in your closet. Therefore, you don’t incur the cost of adding space. You can even plant it in your balcony.

Multiple Harvests Each Year

The fact that autoflowers do not rely upon lighting schedule to blooms ensures you that you will have several harvests in a year, especially if you are growing them outdoors. The best way to have a supply of cannabis throughout the year is by staggering your plants. Grow in intervals such that when you are harvesting some, others are nearing their maturity. Another important factor is if you grow autoflower feminized seeds, you eliminate the chances of getting male plants.

Best for Beginners

Their fast life cycle, hardy nature and resistance to diseases, pests, and mold make them suitable for beginner growers. Furthermore, they are less demanding compared to their photoperiod counterparts. It would be best if you choose auto flower seeds feminized as they eliminate the process of pollination, and you are assured that 100% of your plants will be female.

Cons of Autoflower Seeds

Lower Yields

Autoflowers are small and compact, and because of this, they are incapable to produce big and dense buds. And because of its small size, each plant will have a few buds, hence low yields. This makes it an issue for commercial growers, and that is the reason why you can find that they are mostly grown by hobbyists and for personal use. If you want to grow in large amounts, you can use autoflowers seeds feminized to increase the chances of getting female plants, thus more yields. It also eliminates the process of fertilization between male and female plants.

Low THC Strains

Despite their many desirable traits, this cannabis strain is not the perfect choice for a person looking to get high, as they have low THC content. The high derived from smoking autoflowers is not as high as that of regular or feminized photoperiod seeds with high THC seeds.

But don’t let this put you off. You can still find and buy auto flower seeds that have a higher level of THC if you want to get high.

Vulnerable to Growth Errors

The short and fast life cycle and hardiness are why people opt to use the best autoflower seeds for personal weed. However, this can go south quick if you make a mistake while growing or training your plants.

Suppose you choose to train your autoflowers, practice caution because a simple mistake can lead to stunted growth. For instance; if you decide to low-stress train, do it when the branches are still soft and bendable.

The other method of training your plants is super cropping, which is done when the plants have become hardy, and the branches are strong. If you make a mistake here, your plants may or may not recover. This method is not suitable for autoflowers because they grow quickly, and chances are they will not have recovered by the time they reach maturity, thus lowering the already low yields.

Cannot Be Cloned

It’s not a wonder to find that you’ve fallen in love with your plants, and like other marijuana plants, you would like to have several clones of the same plants. This is possible by using cuttings, otherwise known as clones. While this is doable with photoperiod cannabis strains, unfortunately, it is not possible with autoflowering plants. The only way to grow autoflowers is by using seeds.

Note: Although growing from a cutting will give you the same products as the mother plants, the plant-derived from a clone is not as strong as the one grown from seeds and is more susceptible to errors during the cultivation process.

Cost of Lighting

The lighting cost in autoflower weed seeds is high because some growers prefer to expose them to 24 hours lighting schedule. The low cost of nutrients cancels out the high lighting cost. While it’s not a must to expose the plants to a lot of light as they can survive on a 12/12 lighting schedule, the resulting yields will be lower.

How Autoflower Seeds Are Made?

Autoflower marijuana seeds are created crossing different cannabis strains. This involves mixing Cannabis ruderalis with Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indica strains to produce some of the most popular autoflowers. Cannabis ruderalis comes from Russia; thus, the reason it is adaptable to cold weather.

Best Conditions for Growing Autoflower Seeds

Within a short time of as little as 6 weeks, you have your autoflowers ready for harvesting. But before getting there, you need to ensure that you have the best conditions for growing this cannabis strain to be guaranteed high-quality weed.

  • Autoflower seeds thrive in light and airy soil. Therefore, the preferred soil mix comprises 3 parts peat moss, 3 parts compost, 2 parts moistened perlite, and 1 part moistened vermiculite. After your soil mix is ready, add some Easy Boost Organic Nutrition to add the required nutrients.
  • Your soil pH should not be too high nor too low, maintain it between 6.0 and 6.5. Make use of a pH tester to monitor.
  • Although autoflowers marijuana seeds do not need a specific lighting schedule, you will get the best results if you stick to an 18/6 lighting cycle. 18 hours light and 6 hours of darkness if you want high yields.
  • Adjust the temperature and relative humidity (RH) accordingly at each growth phase.

Choosing Auto flower Seeds

There are many confusing choices for beginners and veterans alike. If you are looking to grow autoflower marijuana seeds, choose from the list below:

Amnesia Haze Auto

Amnesia Haze Auto is a popular strain that has captured the interest of cannabis fans because of its psychedelic high and spicy and sweet taste. This variety of Amnesia Haze is easy to grow and has a short life cycle compared to her feminized sister. This strain is made adding Ruderalis magic to the original Amnesia Haze strain, resulting in Amnesia Haze auto, which retains all the original strain qualities.

Girl Scout Cookies Auto

Girl Scout Cookies autoflower seeds feminized produce dense and bright green buds wrapped with a heavy trichomes layer. And like the original Girl Scout Cookies, this variety is Indica dominant, meaning that users enjoy cerebral and body high effects. This autoflower takes 8 – 9 weeks to matures and grows up to a height of 25 – 40 inches (60 – 100cm).

Blueberry Auto

This is an Indica dominant hybrid that is produced by mixing Ruderalis and original Blueberry. The resulting plants are small and easier to manage. Blueberry auto seeds comprise 80% Indica and 20% Sativa. This is among the best autoflower cannabis seeds because of its short life cycle and discreet growth as it grows up to 30 inches (75 cm) high.

CBD Critical Mass Auto

This is a hybrid strain with a relatively high percentage of CBD going from 5 to 8% created by crossing Critical Mass and pure CBD strain. Compared to other autoflowers, CBD Critical Mass Auto is pretty huge with resinous buds. You can cultivate this autoflower both indoors and outdoors, and it takes about 8 to 9 weeks from seedling to harvest. Its height averages between 30 – 60 inches (80 – 150 cm). It has a sweet and earthy taste and can be used for muscle relaxation and anti-inflammation.

Critical Fast Bud Auto

Critical Fast Bud Auto is fast-growing cannabis strain with high THC content. It is one of the fastest-growing autoflower marijuana varieties worldwide, with 6 – 8 weeks from seed to harvest with the height ranging between 35 and 55 inches (90 and 140 cm). This Indica dominant strain is a product of Afghani, Skunk, and Ruderalis. It produces dense buds that are prone to mold if the conditions are not right.

60 Day Wonder Auto

These are some of the best autoflower seeds in the market. 60 Day Wonder auto produces fat and resinous bud, and it can be grown for commercial purposes. The good thing about these autoflower feminized seeds is that they can give you a minimum of 4 harvests per year. The strain’s Indica to Sativa ratio is 90:10.

Gelato Auto

This is a famous autoflower weed strain from Fastbuds. Gelato Auto has a delectable taste that combines cookies and ice cream. This yummy strain has a high THC of 19 – 21 % and produces resinous buds that are pleasing to look at. This autoflower grows up to a height of 50 inches (120 cm). It is ideal for people with depression and insomnia.

Purple Kush Auto

Purple Kush Auto are the best autoflower feminized seeds and are created by crossing the Hindu Kush and Purple Afghani. The plants have dense and solid buds with dark green coloration. This strain is Indica dominant and gives a long-lasting high. Their purple hues and glistening trichome covered buds improve your garden aesthetic. You can grow them either indoors or outdoors, and it takes about 9 weeks to mature with a height of 50 inches (130 cm).

OG Kush Auto

OG Kush autoflower marijuana seeds have an esteemed origin as it’s a mix between OG Kush and Ruderalis. These auto flower seeds feminized can be grown indoors and outdoors and produce buds coated with a fragrant layer of resin. They are easy to grow and take about 8 – 9 weeks from seed to harvest and grow to a height of 25 – 50 inches (60 – 120cm).

White Widow Auto

White widow autoflower cannabis seeds produce bushy and frosty plants with numerous flowers. The buds are dense, and they have a strong fragrance. This autoflower gives its users a well-balanced high. This autoflowering cannabis strain takes about 8 – 9 weeks to mature. Most plants reach a height of 20 inches (50 cm), and some phenotypes reach up to 40 inches (100 cm).

Differences Between Feminized and Autoflower Seeds

If you have browsed the internet for cannabis, you must have come across feminized seeds. You may wonder, what are they? Feminized seeds are produced when breeders modify a particular cannabis strain to produce only female plants. Auto flower seeds feminized are got when breeders mix an original strain with Ruderalis.

The good thing is that autoflowers and photoperiod marijuana strains can be feminized. This is what most growers want as it eliminated the process of cross-pollination.

FAQ About Auto flower Seeds

When Do Autoflowers Flower?

Autoflowers stops growing and begins to bloom in 3 – 4 weeks from the seed stage thanks to the genes of Ruderalis, wild hemp growing in cold climates. Autoflower cannabis strains are hybrid blends of Ruderalis, Indica and Sativa. The short lifespan lets Ruderalis give offsprings outdoor during short summers and cold falls of Canada and the northern USA.

When Are Autoflowers Ready to Harvest?
Most often autoflower marijuana plants are ready to harvest in 2 – 3 months from germination.
What Size Pots Do You Need for Autoflowers?
8 gallon (30 L) pots will be more than enough for autoflower plants of most varieties, but you can use 3 gallon (10 L) sized pots. Autoflowering marijuana varieties are rather compact – often about 25 inches (60 cm) tall.
What is Light Cycle for Autoflowering Plants?

Autoflowering marijuana plants need at least 12 hours of light a day, but for better results, 18 hours of light and 6 hours of darkness are recommended.

What is The Highest THC in Autoflowering Strains?
Autoflowering plants mostly contain low amounts of THC. The highest amount of THC is 20%; it can be found in Autoflowering Amnesia Haze.
Can Auto Cannabis Seeds Be Feminized?

These days, autoflowering seeds not only can be feminized but in fact, they often are. They are known as “autofem”. Feminized seeds bring forth only female plants, which means more yields, higher levels of THC and CBD, and no efforts wasted on growing male plants.

Final Thoughts on Autoflower Seeds

Autoflower seeds are the best for beginner growers because they are easy to manage, hardy, and resistant to pests and diseases. Therefore, if you are looking to get experience cultivating weed, this is the best strain to start with. The good thing is that we have a large selection of the most sought after auto strains and with our fast delivery you can enjoy your buds in a short time.

Best Autoflower Seeds: The Top 10 Autoflowering Strains You Can Buy Online

If you’re looking to grow your own marijuana, autoflowering cannabis seeds are one of the easiest ways to go about it. Easy to grow outdoors and requiring less work than regular weed seeds, autoflowering cannabis strains are perfect for both beginners and busy growers.

These indoor or outdoor plants are very convenient!

That doesn’t mean that all the strains are equally good, though. There are dozens to choose from, and given that it can take weeks to grow something you can smoke, buying the wrong strain can be quite the buzzkill indeed.

Here are the 10 best autoflowering strains you’ll find online!

The Top 10 Autoflowering Seeds in 2021

  1. Slightly Sativa dominant – White Widow
  2. Chill, relaxing auto strain – Blueberry
  3. High THC plants – Gorilla Glue
  4. Good yields – Bruce Banner
  5. Unwind after work – Northern Lights
  6. Great flowering time – Girl Scout Cookies Extreme
  7. 7 weeks from seed to plant – Super Skunk
  8. Fun, giddy high – Amnesia Haze
  9. Potent cerebral effects – Zkittlez
  10. Sativa dominant weed seeds – Sour Diesel

1. White Widow – Best Auto Seeds Overall

  • Creates energy and euphoria
  • Good for introverts
  • 8 weeks flowering time
  • Easily grows indoors or outdoors
  • Flavor isn’t ideal

Auto White Widow is one of the most famous indica dominant strains in the world, and for good reason: it’s extremely potent . It’s a hybrid strain that’s a bit heavier on the sativa side, with just 8 weeks from seed to harvest.

This strain will give you equal hits of euphoria and energy, making Auto White Widow a great choice for anyone who doesn’t like to feel drowsy while they smoke. It’s also known for sparking creativity, giving a powerful mental buzz to artists and accountants alike.

Auto White Widow is a great all-rounder strain.

It’s remarkably easy for first-time cannabis growers as well, and you don’t have to be a pro to get your flowers to bloom. It also has a complex and appealing aroma , so you won’t have to worry about the smell lingering.

The flavor isn’t as refreshing as the smell, unfortunately, but that’s a small price to pay for everything else that White Widow can offer.

2. Blueberry – Best Indica Dominant Auto Seeds

  • 80% indica dominant
  • 8 weeks flowering time
  • Requires little space to grow
  • Won’t make you too drowsy
  • Will give you cottonmouth
  • Strong blueberry flavor

If you want something to take the edge off, then heavily indica-dominant Blueberry auto seeds are the perfect choice. This 80% indica option is fantastic for unwinding after a long, stressful day.

This is a hardy, forgiving strain, so even if you make a few mistakes along the way it’s unlikely to die on you. It does especially well growing indoors as well, and its compact size allows you to grow it anywhere, even in smaller areas.

Great if you have a small weed-growing space!

It will give you cottonmouth, though, so be sure to drink a lot while you’re smoking it. It’s also heavy on the blueberry flavor, which will turn some people on and others off. At 8 weeks from seed to harvest , it’s hard to complain at that convenience.

3. Gorilla Glue – Best for Medical Marijuana Users

  • Extremely high in THC
  • Good for pain sufferers
  • 8 weeks flowering time
  • Equally suitable for indoor or outdoor growth
  • Lower yield than other strains
  • May cause paranoia

There are THC levels up to 26% in Gorilla Glue , making it one of the most loaded strains in the world today. It’s perfect for pain sufferers, or anyone looking to get a heavy buzz. As with any strain with high THC content, though, it may cause paranoia.

This particular strain has won multiple awards, including the High Times Jamaican World Cup. That’s because, in addition to having quite the kick, autoflower cannabis seeds growers can grow this indoors or outdoors easily. It’s resistant to mold and mildew, and doesn’t require light manipulation in order to bud.

This autoflower strain is uplifting while still producing a powerful sedative effect , helping you to relax while still feeling fantastic. If you want something to make your nights in as memorable as your nights out, Gorilla Glue is the perfect choice for you.

4. Bruce Banner – Best for a Mellow Buzz

  • Creates a light buzz
  • Long-lasting high
  • Very relaxing effect
  • High-yield strain
  • Prone to mold
  • Only suitable for indoor growth

If you want something you can smoke while you go about your day, Bruce Banner gives a light, easygoing buzz that won’t interfere with your ability to think.

This strain grows well in low-humidity situations, so you don’t have to turn your apartment into a greenhouse. You will need plenty of ventilation, though, as it can be prone to mold.

Still, this is an excellent option for beginners, as it’s a very high-yield strain . Even if you have a black thumb, you should be able to get something to smoke out of these seeds.

5. Northern Lights – Best for Mental Health

  • Buds are coated in resin
  • 90% indica dominant
  • 7-8 weeks flowering time
  • Relaxes body and mind
  • Skunky flavor
  • Highly sedative effect

Northern Lights is one of the best autoflowering seeds, as it’s simple, it’s high-yield, and it flowers quickly. If you’re impatient, this auto seeds strain won’t make you wait long.

The indica-heavy buds are absolutely coated in resin , and it creates a dreamy state when smoked. It’s excellent for pain relief, and it relaxes the body as well as the mind. If you work a stressful, physical job, Northern Lights will make you forget about it at the end of the day.

We all need that sometimes.

This autoflowering seed is highly disease-resistant, so you shouldn’t have any issues during the growth process. With indoors or outdoors growth options, this autoflowering strain is as convenient as it gets.

6. Girl Scout Cookies Extreme – Best Low Maintenance Marijuana Seeds

  • Extremely hardy weed plants
  • Requires little attention
  • Great for social situations
  • 8 weeks from seed to harvest
  • Makes small buds
  • Gives a fierce case of the munchies

It takes quite a bit of effort to kill a Girl Scout Cookies Extreme plant, as it’s capable of warding off mold, bugs, and even frost. You won’t even need to pay much attention to it in order to get it to flower.

The buds are very small, though.

Nonetheless, there are delicious hints of chocolate and mint in the smoke, and it tastes like cookies (hence the name). That makes it very accessible to those who don’t generally like the smell or flavor of marijuana.

This strain will definitely give you a fierce case of the munchies, but it’s also useful for combating nausea, which is why it’s popular among chemo patients.

7. Super Skunk – Best Auto Flowering Seeds for Couch Lock

  • Great for physical relaxation
  • Leaves your head clear
  • Light, fruity flavor
  • 8 weeks flowering time
  • Extremely skunky smell
  • Effects can creep up on you

Super Skunk won’t make you the life of the party, but it will make you feel like you’re partying while you stay home on the couch. This autoflowering strain has a powerful sedative effect , so don’t be surprised if you’re glued to your couch after smoking it.

As you might expect, given the name, this autoflower plant has an extremely skunky aroma, which many people find off-putting. Despite the smell, though, it has a light, fruity taste.

This autoflowering strain is very easy to grow according to sfweekly , both indoors and out, and has an 8 week period from seed to harvest. You can easily create multiple harvests with this, even if you’re not an experienced grower.

8. Amnesia Haze – Best Auto Seeds for High THC

  • Fast-acting effects
  • Creates energy and euphoria
  • Smooth smoke with little coughing
  • High in CBD and THC
  • Effects don’t last long
  • Makes it hard to fall asleep

20% sativa and 80% indica , it doesn’t take long to start feeling the effects of Amnesia High, as they set in within 10 or 15 minutes. You’ll know when you start to feel them, though, as you’ll become noticeably energetic and giggly.

It’s an extremely smooth smoke, with sweet and sour undertones. If you’re prone to coughing when you smoke, this strain will go down easily.

That’s good to hear for me personally!

These autoflower marijuana plants are fairly high in THC and CBD, making them a good choice for chronic illnesses. It will induce the munchies as well, so if you don’t have an appetite, this should help.

9. Zkittlez – Best Auto Seeds for Sensitive Smokers

  • Quick 8 weeks flowering time
  • Sweet flavor and aroma
  • High THC content
  • Easy to grow in small spaces
  • May cause paranoia
  • Known to create dizziness

Zkittlez is one of the most THC-heavy autoflower strains around, registering at 23% THC in most cases. At 70% indica and 30% sativa, it’s one of the more indica-dominant auto seeds on this list.

The flavor is sweet, as you might expect from its candy-inspired name. There aren’t usually any side effects to speak of, either, and almost no odor while it’s being grown. It has a gentle, fruity aroma when smoked.

It can cause paranoia, as any THC-heavy strain will, and it may cause dizziness in some users. There’s no crash when you’re coming down, though. This indica-dominant strain is compact and easy to grow, doing well on windowsills and other small spaces.

10. Sour Diesel – Best for Focus

  • Elevates mood quickly
  • Improves focus and attention span
  • No couch lock
  • 7-8 weeks from seed to harvest
  • Pungent odor
  • Relatively difficult to grow

Sour Diesel is an evenly-mixed hybrid, with 40% indica and 60% sativa . The autoflowering version has an end result that produces a strong, psychedelic high, but one that nevertheless allows you to function relatively normally.

The smell isn’t fantastic — they call it “Sour Diesel” for a reason, after all. It’s also a bit bitter, but the aftertaste is quite pleasant.

It’s no Chanel No. 5.

Keep in mind that Sour Diesel Auto can also be relatively difficult to grow, at least compared to many of the auto strains on this list. It’s sensitive to mildew and needs powerful lights to grow to its full potential, so make sure you’re a little more prepared for this one.

Are Autoflowers worth growing?

Autoflowering cannabis seeds are, almost by definition, geared towards inexperienced growers. They don’t require nearly as much attention as regular seeds, making them hard to screw up for newbies growing their first batches.

However, that doesn’t mean they’re just for rookies – experienced growers often love the convenience of auto seeds too.

Everything on the list above is relatively low-maintenance , but beyond that, you’ll find quite the variety. There’s everything from mild strains that give a gentle buzz to heavier options that will knock you on your couch.

Ultimately, finding the best auto seeds, like when you buy any cannabis seeds , will largely be a matter of personal preference. Having said that, though, we think at least one of the 10 strains mentioned above will be perfect for most smokers!

Auto Weed Seeds FAQs

How are autoflowering seeds different from regular seeds?

As the name suggests, autoflowering seeds will bloom on their own, whereas regular seeds require more encouragement.

Typically, to get regular seeds to bloom you need to alter their light schedule at a certain time. This requires keeping tabs on where the plants are in their life cycle, as well as having the gear necessary to trigger the flowering process.

Auto seeds have a shorter growing cycle and require less space.

The autoflowering version is often hardier and less sensitive to climate changes or pests and diseases. Basically, auto seeds require much less maintenance and supervision than regular weed seeds, but they’re usually more expensive as a result.

How long does it take to go from seed to harvest with autoflower cannabis seeds?

This will vary depending on the strain, but in most cases an autoflowering version takes 8- 10 weeks.

This is faster than most regular seed strains, so if you’re in a hurry then autoflowering seeds are definitely the way to go.

Do auto seeds have less THC?

In most cases, autoflower seeds have less THC content than their regular counterparts. If you want the strongest buds possible, you might need to go through the hassle of growing regular seeds.

Also, as mentioned, you’ll have to pay for the convenience that autoflowering seeds provide. Not only are the seeds themselves usually more expensive, they require more light in the beginning of their life cycle.

Be prepared to shell out for good auto seeds!

Their compact size can work against you as well. While they require less space to grow, you’ll get less of a yield than you would from a regular strain. You may be able to make up for it by harvesting more often, though.

Autoflowering Seeds: The Easiest Way To Grow Cannabis Plants

If you’re looking to grow your own marijuana but want to minimize the amount of work involved, then autoflowering cannabis seeds are the way to go.

They’re low maintenance , require little space , and can be every bit as fun to smoke as regular seeds.

I Love Growing Marijuana is one of the best seed banks that has plenty of auto seeds to explore in a variety of indica-sativa ratios and strains.

Whichever seed bank you get them from, auto seeds give you all the benefits of growing your own marijuana with less of the stress. I hope you enjoyed this guide to the best autoflowering seeds in 2021!