- Type of cannabis seeds (regular or feminized)
- The germination rate
With regular weed seeds, the genus of the plant hasn’t been determined yet. When choosing regular seeds the chance the seed will develop a female plant is about 60%. Changes that the seed will develop a male plant is 40% but when choosing feminized seeds, the chance you grow a female plant is 99.9%
To calculate how many weed seeds you exactly need you have to take two important things into account:
You may think that you need one seed for every cannabis plant that you grow. In principle that’s correct. But what if you are planning to grow five plants and one seed doesn’t germinate properly? Wouldn’t it be handy if you have some spare seeds available?
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Although germination rates of 100% often occur there is always a change that a seed won’t germinate. The average germination rate is 93%. It’s therefore advisable to take an average germination percentage of 90% into account when calculating the number of seeds you need for your grow.
In addition to the type of seed, it is important to understand the fact that seeds are natural products which basically means that there always is a change that not all the seeds will germinate. Just like in nature!
Read on and get the answer to the question: how many weed seeds do you need to grow a plant?
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Question: How many weed seeds do you need to grow a plant? Here you find all the answers about the number of seeds you need to grow a nice weed plant!