Botanical information about the cannabis plant

All cannabis plants are easily recognized by some individual common botanical characteristics. The plant grows from seed or seed autoflowering cannabis and rooted about a tenth of the length of the stem and twigs diversified from the main root. The stems of the cannabis plant are sometimes angular and furrowed and may be branched or unbranched, depending on the proximity of neighboring plants.

The cannabis plant is dioecious, which means it carries male and female flowers on separate plants. Often the sex of the plant is only determined at the beginning of flowering, when the male flowers and female separate emerging both types are easily distinguishable.

The plants of both sexes have a similar appearance, although the male plants are thinner than the female plants that tend to be chunkier. The male flower is composed of many individual flowers born flowering branches up to 18 cm long and stands out from the sheet. For cons, the female flowers do not exceed the surrounding leaves and are formed in the terminal branches. They are short, compact and contain some flowers grouped in pairs.

In the female plant of each flower is an ovary surrounded by a green sleeve for protection. After fertilization, the ovary containing a single ovule develops into a thin wall that will surround the cannabis seed.

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