How to Determine Female and Male Hemp Plants

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I found male flowers last year in fields that were started with clones from female mother plants and with transplants started from feminized seed. Here is a good video from Humboldt Seed Company that shows how to check for male (or hermaphrodite – both male and female) plants when they start flowering. What he refers to as the “hairs” are the pistols of the female flower.

Image of female hemp plant

Female plant

Image of male hemp plant

Male plant