Do you know what a cannabis mother plant is and what it is?

Written by on 16 October, 2021

As a cannabis grower, you have probably grown several strains of marijuana, and you have probably liked some more than others have, in terms of taste, effect or aroma, among other characteristics. Well, the truth is that this is something very common, then, each grower is a world, and each one can prefer some features or others.

If you are one of those, who would like to continue enjoying, for a longer period, several marijuana harvests of your favorite genetics, one of the best ways to do it is through the marijuana mother plants. You don’t know what they are, don’t worry, we will tell you right away.

What are cannabis mother plants?

First, it is necessary to note that marijuana cuttings are simply copies of the same plant, whose characteristics can be replicated.

In relation to this, the mother plants are those used to extract cuttings. This plant of marijuana intentionally is conserved in its stage of vegetal growth to produce cuttings that grow and develop of fast form, (to maintain the plant of marijuana in vegetative state it is necessary to contribute to him 18h of light and 6 of dark).

The mother plants are selected for their excellent attributes such as their ability to produce abundant harvests, resistance to disease, the effects it causes, and much more. Generally, these plants are pruned (following very concrete techniques).

Final considerations

The cuttings of these plants, normally, will be developed with the same characteristics of its predecessor, is for that reason, that is very important to choose very well the mother plant, and of course to offer the necessary cares to him.

The criteria to select the mother plants are usually very subjective since they depend, largely, on what each grower seeks to preserve.  Anyway, besides choosing the plant for standing out in some aspect, try to make the mother plant a healthy, vigorous and strong specimen.

 


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