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Hermies - is it worth growing out their seeds?

Discussion in 'Auto-Flowering Strains' started by HighLowGrow, Feb 5, 2018.


    HighLowGrow Well-Known Member

    So a few months back one of my fem BKRs hermied on me. I was thinking, will all the seeds hermie too? So I saved a few.

    I started a hermie seed ~4 weeks ago. No sign of balls yet.

    I am not breeding any of these just interested in seeing the results.

    We have 12 fem BKR plants going. The seeds used are from a hermie plant. These will continue to grow in their 4” pots until done. I will most likely dedicate a 400 hps for these at some point.

    Other than seeds in the bud, the smoke is just as medicating as my non seeded BKR bud. Just saying.

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    KryptoBud Well-Known Member

    Why not? If the smokes good grow em out, I wouldn't sweat a few seeds here and there in personal grow.

    Dabber68 Well-Known Member

    I cant find it know but I read that if a auto hermies due to stress than you have a good chance of having female seeds. 1 of my girls from 1st grow hermied and I never knew until I was dumping buds out of my jar during cure found about 12 seeds
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    HighLowGrow Well-Known Member

    Personally I wouldn’t intentionally grow out herm seeds. I have fem seeds to last me years and years.

    NOW - if I had no seeds and was young dumb and broke.…hell ya I would grow out herms. The seeds are a pita and that damn POP sound when you missed one sucks.

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    Dabber68 Well-Known Member

    I was shocked to find them dont know how I missed it just glad it didnt mess with quality of the smoke and fert the other plants, by remember the donkey dongs smoke good LOL
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    Bookush34 Active Member

    my first grow was from bag seed. which is hermi seeds.

    all 5 turned hermi pretty bad. but I also know I had light leaks and my temps were stupid high.

    I have learned so much since back then. still have the seeds I pulled out of my first buds.
    want to try them again.

    All feminized too

    HighLowGrow Well-Known Member

    Hermie plant seeds - Here they are today well yesterday. I'll update this once a week or so as there is nothing to show. I now have these under their own 400hps 24/0. FFOF. No nutes.

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    HighLowGrow Well-Known Member

    Today 2/15/18 - 10 days from popping soil. No nutes. I do not add nutes when using FFOF soil until I see pistils poppin.


    HighLowGrow Well-Known Member

    I need to transplant 3 of the biggest ones into larger containers. I have a couple ozs left and need some backup. :bigjoint: There will still be 9 hermie seed plants growing in the 4" pots.

    My guess is maybe 2 of the 9 might hermie. What I REALLY think is all will be fems.:hump:

    Last edited: Feb 19, 2018 at 11:41 AM

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