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1. What types of cannabis seeds can growers purchase? We offer a wide variety of genetic options in the form of autoflowering seeds (which are the easiest to grow since they thrive in any environment), feminized seeds, (which you don’t have to worry about germinating pollen-producing male plants) and regular seeds, which can produce male and female plants. We also have hemp seeds (for CBD production) and genetics with both CBD and high THC content.

2. What aresome special considerations growers should keep in mind when working with auto-flowering seeds or feminized seeds? Auto-flowering seeds are our favorite to recommend to novice growers. Are you unaware of how much time it takes to grow a plant to maturity, or if you will actually keep your plant alive? Try an Auto! They are great starters for those who want to water their plant and let nature take its course. Feminized seed strains are like growing any other female plants and require no special treatment.

3. What are some common misconceptions about germination? The most common misconception about germination would be the customer covering the plate with an item or a second plate, also not having enough airflow where the seeds are placed for the germination. Remember: You are wanting to recreate the months of April/May—meaning a cold and dark (moist) environment with good airflow.

Another misconception with seed germination is that color design, or seed density make a difference on how the plant will grow. None of these have an impact on the plant’s potential for germination, growth, flowering, or yield, nor on the development of the aroma, flavor and effect.

4. How can growers verify their newly purchased seeds are of the correct variety? You can’t tell exactly what strain the seed is until you grow it. That said, the Crop King team is working with another company called Seed Tracker Tech (STT) to implement QR codes on seed packaging that the grower can scan for growing tips and tricks and create a community. The QR code also has extra information about the contents of the seed package, including germination time and rates, cultivar development time and harvest dates, certificates of analysis and breeder information.

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