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Just found out my bud is seeded 7weeks in. What should I do?

pablohoney

Well the good news is I have a VERY sucessful grow! I thought I ordered female seeds but 8/14 were male. I wasnt looking for males so I was a little late on plucking them (Maybe one week after 12/12 MAX!) So I thought I was fine and was going to get seedless bud then I trim one today and find out there are seeds in them, upon further inspection some of my main colas have seeds too. I guess the best thing to do is ride it out and collect viable seeds (Northern Lights 5) but most of the seeds i plucked were green and not brown. Do I just keep the plant flowering longer until the seeds emerge themselves? Will that make the bud less potent. The bud is still smokable so I am still happy but I would like it as potent as possible.

What to do what to do.

DrGreenLean

Before I say anything, I must admit that I’m no expert.

However, I know for a fact that when pollination in a male has taken place and the female has been “infected” and has started to produce seed within the bud flowers then it produces a significantly less potent bud and reduces yield too.

On the flip side though, you say it’s smokeable and enjoyable so it’s all good. You know for next time though man! :passingjoint:

Well the good news is I have a VERY sucessful grow! I thought I ordered female seeds but 8/14 were male. I wasnt looking for males so I was a little late on…

Favorite ways to use seeded buds?

  • Jun 26, 2019
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  • Heavenly Hybrid
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  • TorturedSoul
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    If they’re seeded from actual legitimate male plants, presumably one would remove the seeds and grow the resulting plants.

    Either way: Go outside, break up the buds, fill a tube with them, place cap with a bunch of tiny holes on one end, place cap with single hole on the other end, stick the dispenser of a can of 5x filtered butane in that single hole, press the can towards the tube until it’s empty. Repeat with new can(s) if necessary.

    Collect “runoff” from the end with many tiny holes in a pyrex baking dish, set dish into a pan of hot water (not really necessary, but I get in a hurry at this point ). Wait a few minutes, or an hour if you’re paranoid.

    Enjoy smoking you’re extremely potent and clean extract.

    If you do not have an oil “rig,” you can use a little of the plant material, mixing it with the extract to make a “cookie crumble,” and smoke that through a regular bowl/pipe/etc.. But it should be a *clean* one, because a fair percentage of the oil will end up recondensing along the air path. You wouldn’t want to recover it and learn the hard way that it’s half cannabis resin / combustion byproducts / nasty.

    Respectfully,
    Tortured Soul

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  • TysonOG
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    Heavenly Hybrid
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    Heavenly Hybrid
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    If they’re seeded from actual legitimate male plants, presumably one would remove the seeds and grow the resulting plants.

    Either way: Go outside, break up the buds, fill a tube with them, place cap with a bunch of tiny holes on one end, place cap with single hole on the other end, stick the dispenser of a can of 5x filtered butane in that single hole, press the can towards the tube until it’s empty. Repeat with new can(s) if necessary.

    Collect “runoff” from the end with many tiny holes in a pyrex baking dish, set dish into a pan of hot water (not really necessary, but I get in a hurry at this point ). Wait a few minutes, or an hour if you’re paranoid.

    Enjoy smoking you’re extremely potent and clean extract.

    If you do not have an oil “rig,” you can use a little of the plant material, mixing it with the extract to make a “cookie crumble,” and smoke that through a regular bowl/pipe/etc.. But it should be a *clean* one, because a fair percentage of the oil will end up recondensing along the air path. You wouldn’t want to recover it and learn the hard way that it’s half cannabis resin / combustion byproducts / nasty.

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  • TorturedSoul
    Member of the Month: May 2009, Oct 2010, Sept 2017

    I’ve been using that technique since about 1987, and I’m not in the ground yet. But you’ll have to use your own judgment. The main thing is do it outside. Since it boils at such a low temperature, you’ll quickly have a room full of highly flammable gas (but probably not for long ) if you do it indoors, and there are all kinds of sources for ignition in the average house. Stove pilot lights and numerous electrical devices that’ll often produce a tiny spark when turned on or off.

    I suggested the 5x filtered kind. For years, I didn’t even know that “. filtered” was even a thing. Then I did, and could find 3x filtered. Now they sell the 5x filtered stuff. And there’s a name that’s supposed to equate with “safe” – it has “tane” in it, IIRC, but I cannot recall the exact name.

    If you’re not sure about a specific product, spray some on a flat piece of glass, stand there a minute while it boils off, and see what (if anything) is left behind. There might be some trace amounts in unfiltered butane – but it’ll amount to a few parts per million (or billion, maybe). Far less than, for example, the percentage of rat turds that are legally allowed to be in the processed food we eat. Speaking of which, butane is approved by the FDA for food use. So.

    Again, do it somewhere that has ZERO chance of a disaster if you were to release a relatively large amount of flammable gas into the area – because that’s what you’ll be doing. And use some form of heat to help evaporate the solvent before the extract turns to goo and eventually sets up. Something other than an open flame(. ). A traditional hot plate would be a bad idea, IMHO, too. However, one of those new “portable induction cooktops” might work, depending on what your dish is made of (needs to be some kind of metal, cast iron or whatever – glass wouldn’t heat up, because it uses electromagnetism to cause the container to heat up, I think). I like a pan of hot water large enough to float the dish in. You could use a thin-walled stainless steel dish and the heat will transfer faster. You could tilt it back and forth if you like (don’t tilt it so far that you just flooded it with water, lol, or you’ll need to do some filtering of your own ).

    Here’s a quote from an article titled “Debunking the BHO Stigma: A Scientist’s Take on Butane Hash Oil vs. CO2 Extraction” from a couple years ago:

    “There’s a lot of misinformation in the marketplace,” says Pietrangeli. “Dispensary managers, bud tenders, and buyers will be snooty at extracts made with BHO because they think there’s some sort of health risk. Really, it comes off as ignorant.”

    He believes the antipathy towards BHO comes from “kids blowing themselves up, not knowing what they’re doing,” due to the high demand overshadowing the risk. As a result of the BHO process being stigmatized, Pietrangeli currently uses C02 extraction for his pen company Acme Elixirs. Still, the industry veteran feels C02 will never rival the product of an extraction using butane—or “terp juice,” as it’s called—due to its harsh nature and terpene profiles being stripped in the C02 process. “We’re just waiting for the marketplace to mature, and circle back to the beautiful amber hash oil that actually resembles the breeder’s intentions.”

    “The caveat of people making butane hash oil in open loop gave BHO a bad name,” Boris tells MERRY JANE. “A lot of people blew themselves up, caught themselves on fire, didn’t properly purge the butane out of the extract. The C02 machine makers jumped on that about two to three years ago, right when the whole [stigma] was starting to grow. They tried to use that as a marketing point for themselves.”

    Pietrangeli adds, “There was a group lobbying for cannabis growers to be unionized, and their strategy was an anti-BHO campaign trying to sway opinions from looking at extracts as the bad guy, to looking at at BHO as the bad guy. So now you see all these brands out touting solventless CO2. Anything higher than 70-90% THC, they’re lying. You can’t get C02 to test that high with THC, there’s just no way. There’s all this lying and misinformation in the marketplace. People think they’re buying something that they’re not.”

    A common misconception is that C02 oil is solventless, while BHO is not. No oil is solventless. Carbon dioxide is a solvent just like butane. C02 is not toxic, leaving no residual. It’s vapor pressure is so high it simply disappears. While butane has no lethal dose and is approved for food processing by the FDA, it’s certainly not as innocuous as C02. Butane must be properly removed, a step often botched by the kids blowing themselves up in their parents’ basement.

    Use your own judgment. And a modicum of common sense, of course – don’t try this kind of thing if/when you’re wasted. Et cetera.

    Or you could buy a “Magical Butter” machine. Not the same thing, but it’s a nice appliance if you’re interested in cooking with cannabis (oil). Looks like a coffee percolator. Remove top, place ingredients inside, reinstall top, plug device in, press button for time (duration), press button for temperature, walk away.

    Respectfully,
    Tortured Soul

    Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.-Ben Franklin

    Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts.–Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Life’ll Kill Ya.-Warren Zevon

    The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program. -Larry Niven

    Hello 420 growers! :ciao: I’m still a bit of a noob and through my learning process, I’ve ended up with a couple rounds of seeded buds. The buds are still…