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Critical is easily one of the best marijuana strains around for first-time growers with her hands off approach and incredible seed germination rate.

What we love about this strain: Despite staying short and brushy, she grows a great open structure that allows light to penetrate all the way down. This means that despite a short size she has long buds that are super dense. This also makes her autoflowering version perfect, since autos don’t like really handle their leaves being removed well.

Critical has taken numerous awards in Spain and it’s easy to see why. Critical is fantastically low maintenance, grows quick and remains perfectly short, but produces rich and tight buds loaded with frosty trichomes.

Critical’s flavors are glorious, and you can taste a bouquet of sweet fruits, both citrusy and flowery that lingers on your tongue well after smoking. Critical is a classic indica mix between Skunk and Afghan and her high reflects this. After toking you feel a major sense of ease, and relaxation falls over you. A strain that is perfect for chilling back, so take a puff, throw on your favorite television show, and forget about your worries with Critical.

Our tip for this strain: Check out our autoflowering version for an even easier and quicker grow. She’s a fantastic strain for getting your feet wet and introducing yourself to the cannabis growing world.

This is in stark contrast to naturally occurring marijuana seeds , referred to as regular in the industry. Regular marijuana seeds will generally produce a fifty-fifty split of male and female cannabis plants. This is not a concern if you choose to buy female weed seeds . Feminized weed seeds have been around for decades, growing into the global cannabis communities’ most popular type of marijauna seed. The feminization process works with photoperiod and autoflowering seeds so all cannabis growers can save time in the grow room.

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We are often asked if female marijuana seeds increase the risk of hermaphrodite weed plants. Feminized seeds are produced by inducing a female parent to produce pollen. This means there will be hermaphroditism in the seed’s genetic history. Happily, it doesn’t mean female cannabis seeds are hermaphroditic by default. They only become susceptible to hermaphroditism when exposed to severe stress. Avoiding stress is vital when cultivating marijuana from feminized cannabis seeds.

Feminized seeds are specially bred to eliminate male chromosomes, so they produce only female plants rather than male and female marijuana plants. Cannabis growers cultivating cannabis plants for smokeable buds prefer feminized cannabis seeds because only female weed plants produce the cannabinoid-rich flowers that consumers enjoy.

Feminized weed seeds can be grown in either indoor or outdoor environments. You’re essentially applying the same principles as growing cannabis from regular seeds. The significant difference is that with feminized strains, there’s no need to identify the plant’s gender. Feminised marijuana seeds are 95 – 99% guaranteed to be female. Separating male plants is therefore no longer a problem.

The creation and evolution of Feminized cannabis seeds have been one of the defining moments in the expansion of the cannabis market over the last few decades.

Today. Feminized seeds are bred in a way that enables them to develop and flower as female plants only. Their breeding process eliminates virtually all male chromosomes; the probability of female plants growing is 99.9%.

Before feminized seeds were introduced to the market, regular seeds were the norm. These were typically made up of 50% male and 50% female seeds. This was often a source of frustration for growers who were forced to double the number of seedlings in order to ensure a satisfactory number of female plants for future cultivation.

The creation of feminized cannabis seeds meant that the inconvenience of male plants, particularly their size, was no longer a concern.

Because male plants can fertilise many females, the popularity of feminized seeds continues to significantly aid the future preservation of cannabis strains for generations to come.