I have separated the two plants to prevent the “good” female plant from being contaminated by the pollen of the second plant.
My questions are, do I need to do this? Are male flowers viable on a primarily female plant?
El Paso, Texas
Male flowers on female plants produce viable pollen. This pollen can fertilize the female flowers of the same or other plants. Pollinated bud has much less useable weight than unpollinated bud. and is considered undesirable.
Hermaphrodite plants should be destroyed as soon as their true nature becomes apparent.
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