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6 Most Common Weed Mutations And How to Spot Them

Genetic abnormalities in weed plants aren’t super common, but when they do occur, it can leave many dumbfounded.

6 Most Common Weed Mutations And How to Spot Them
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Mutations in weed plants aren’t very common, but when they do happen, it can be a shocker. If you do happen to find a mutant growing among your pot plants, don’t panic. In most cases, simply get rid of the affected plant and you’ll be fine. Here are six of the most common genetic abnormalities that occur on cannabis and how to spot them.

6. Polyembryonic Seeds—One Seed, Two Plants

6 Most Common Weed Mutations And How to Spot Them

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When two or more embryos emerge from one egg, or seed, this is called polyembryony. You may also know this phenomenon better as “having twins.”

You can try to separate the seedlings from each other but it’s a delicate operation. If you can get them apart, including the twin tap roots, plant them in separate containers to avoid having them compete with each other for space and nutrients.

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