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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2. Buds Growing From Leaf Petioles

6 Most Common Weed Mutations And How to Spot Them
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Normally, buds only form at the nodes where the leaf petioles meet the plant stems. In some rare cases, a mutation causes flowers to grow out of the base of the leaves.

You might think this could increase your yield, but in actuality, the buds are quite small and will compete with your larger flowers for nutrients. You can pluck these leaves off and continue to grow your plant, or get rid of it altogether.

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