Even if you use feminized cannabis seeds, there is no 100 percent guarantee that there will be no males or hermaphrodites in your garden. You need to create a perfect growing environment and keep everything from temperature to light to ventilation to nutrients at the optimal level in order to get a female marijuana plant from every single seed. Should you fail, there may be a lot of unpleasant surprises.
A lot of experienced marijuana growers, however, prefer to use standard cannabis seeds instead of feminized ones. Curiously, they still manage to keep the females to males ratio on the high level, getting up to 90 to 95 percent of female plants. WeedGrowHub will teach you how to get the same impressive results and turn standard seeds into high-quality female weed seeds.
Things should be as perfect as possible for your marijuana plants between the third and fourth week of the vegetative growth. Even the tiniest stress can result in getting more males than females. So, make sure everything in your growing space works perfectly.
Giving your plants enough water is one of the most crucial things when you want to get more females from regular seeds. Make sure your medium is always a little bit wet. But be careful and do not overwater your little cannabis plants because too much water is also a stress for your crop.
It is also very important to give your marijuana plants right nutrients around the 3rd and the 4th week of growth. In order to increase your chances of getting a female cannabis plant from every planted seed, you need to use three nutrients: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), and Potassium (K). For a better result, use a nutrient formulation with equal parts of N, P, and K.
Keeping the temperature stable is also very important if you want to see more female plants than males in your garden. Of course, it can be quite a challenge, especially if you prefer to use the 18/6 photoperiod instead of the 24/0. But during the 3rd and the 4th weeks of growth, you'd better keep the temperature between 65 °F and 75 °F (18-25 °С) at all costs.
Pruning and topping cannabis plants is an important part of the marijuana growing process. But when it comes to the 3rd and the 4th weeks of vegetative growth, you need to protect your weed plants from all types of stress, cutting included. In order to lessen the risk of getting more male plants, you'd better avoid pruning and topping your marijuana plants until the 5th week of growth. But if you really need to cut some leaves or branches, make sure to do it in the 2nd week of vegetative growth.