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How can a plant be available as “clone only because seeds are not available?”

What Exactly Does “Clone Only” Mean?

SPODE

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I’m currently researching OG Kush as a possible grow and came across several statements that it (along with other hard to come by strains) is only available via clone.

It’s my understanding that if I stress a plant enough it will show both sexes and pollinate itself (giving new meaning to the term “go fuck yourself’) or may go completely male at which time I would combine it with a female clone that was not streassed. And please correct me if I’m wrong, but all seeds that are then produced under this type of scenario would be feminised?

How can a plant be available as “clone only because seeds are not available?”

Seeds are not available for the masses or seeds are not available period?

Taken from DNA Genetics website regarding OG Kush.

“The legends of legends is finally in seed form with our OG Kush Feminised Cannabis Seeds. The OG Kush was formally a clone only strain. She stretches in veg but seems to fill herself out in flower. She has smaller nugs that you can get a good yield from if you supercrop her while she’s growing.”

Did DNA take the female clone and match it with a pure male that we do not know about or maybe they stressed a female clone to turn it male. [?]

Another site said they combined an OG Kush clone with a male Larry Kush to produce a plant that produces seeds. If that was the case then would it still be considered original OG Kush? But then again there isn’t and original OG Kush plant because it was strictly a clone from the start, is that correct?

I realize at the end of the day it probably won’t matter too much if a female clone was banged by a male Afgan; but I’m kind of a perfectionist and like things as close to exact as I can get them.

If a clone-only strain is known for throwing nanners, then could it be because that clone was born from pollen made by a female nanner to begin with? After all, a few nanners that show up on an otherwise all-female plant doesn’t mean that plant is a hermaphrodite. Lots of female plants throw nanners as a last-resort to make some seeds and continue the genetic line.

Using seeds found in clone-only strains

tstick

Well-Known Member

I recently bought some Gorilla Glue #4 at a rec store. For like maybe the first time in 6 years, I really enjoy the flavor of this strain. It has become one of my favorites. Lo and behold, I break open a bud and out pops a perfect seed. Fat, dark. perfect. So, I saved it. A few days later, I break open another bud and find two more perfect seeds. Subsequently, I’m up to about 8 seeds. and still have a bunch more buds to go through!

I have grown rogue seeds before -from different strains. DawgWalker Kush. Vortex. G-13, etc. Almost always in every case, the resulting female plants have thrown nanners. but the smoke has often been very good in spite of that trait.

Gorila Glue #4 is a clone-only strain, I believe, so I know that a rogue seed might turn into something quite different than what I’m after. but I have heard that GG #4 is also a clone that often throws nanners, anyway. If that is true, then I’m not sure I see the problem with trying to grow out a few of these GG rogues. coming up with a progeny that’s equally tasty and effective as the GG #4 being the goal. (nanners be damned!).

If a clone-only strain is known for throwing nanners, then could it be because that clone was born from pollen made by a female nanner to begin with? After all, a few nanners that show up on an otherwise all-female plant doesn’t mean that plant is a hermaphrodite. Lots of female plants throw nanners as a last-resort to make some seeds and continue the genetic line.

Yeah, I could just go and get a clone of GG #4. which I will likely do eventually. But growing from seed is so much more fun. because. growing from seed is like a box of chocolates. you never know what you’re going to get!