Q&A with Jorge: Two for One

Q&A with Jorge Two for One Hi Jorge, I had one seed produce two seedlings! How is this possible? It looks like twins or a forked plant – very cool. I need to know because this is making me crazy. I’m a new grower and I hope my question won’t make me look like an…

Q&A with Jorge: Pre-flowers

Q&A with Jorge Pre-flowers Hi Jorge, We are growing a couple of plants and we are having trouble finding any pre-flowers. Do you have any pointers to help us? Angel Hi Angel, Sure thing! Male and female pre-flowers are the first sign of a plant’s sex. Plants are either male or female. Occasionally an intersex…

Q&A with Jorge: Stems

Q&A with Jorge Hi Gud run, Stems contain little if any THC-potent resin. Resin degrades when exposed to light, air (oxygen) and heat. The fact that you have been keeping the stems for “quite some time” guarantees that any resin they may contain has been biodegrading, which will diminish whatever resin they contain. I never…

Marijuana Horticulture: Sex is Everything!

Excerpt from Jorge’s Book: Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible by Jorge Cervantes Pre-flowering Pre-flowers, described by Robert Clarke in Marijuana Botany as “primordial,” are the first indication of a plant’s sex. The pre-flowers grow at branch inter nodes just behind the leaf spur or stipule about the fourth week of vegetative growth,when the…

Q&A with Jorge: Reptile Lights

Q&A with Jorge Reptile Lights Hi Jorge, Could you use reptile heat lights instead of fluorescent lights because I’m broke and green is too expensive. Dauphin, Antwerp Hi Dauphin, There are several kinds of reptile lights. Incandescent reptile lamps produce heat and often increased UV (ultraviolet) light. Such lamps are terribly inefficient producing little useable…

Fuck I missed pruning technique is a little difficult to master. I never use it because it is too labor intensive. I think it is reserved for indoor growers.

Q&A with Jorge: Pinching Tops

Q&A with Jorge Pinching Tops Hi Jorge, Are you supposed to pinch the tops on plants? My stuff is growing really tall in short time only 46 days and 18 inches tall. Should I start 12/12 day/night light schedule now? Anonymous Once you spot the pre-flowers, you can induce flowering with a 12/12 day/night photo…

May Garden Calendar

Outdoors May brings warm planting weather in many European climates. Scandinavians will have to wait another month for the kind weather. Most climates have seen the last average day of frost, but nighttime weather could still dip below 10 degrees C. which arrests the development of cannabis. Move plants indoors after dark if temperatures dip…

Q&A with Jorge: Hash

Q&A with Jorge Hash Hi Jorge, Is there really such a thing as a hash plant? Also I’m not big on supporting Afghanistan so I figured I’d learn how to make my own hash. The problem is I’m picky. I’m only interested in making that nice dark almost Tootsie-roll style hash. Any advice -would be…