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Our Guide On How To Feminize Seeds With Aspirin

Our Guide On How To Feminize Seeds With Aspirin | Tips On Growing | The Seed Fair

Previously, before the internet, using aspirin in feminizing marijuana seeds was not such a popular idea. Nowadays, however, through the use of the internet, technology, and non-stop research about marijuana which has grown along with the market, feminizing seeds through a variety of methods has become commonplace as well as learning how to grow the plant to increase plant yield. Our guide will go over how to feminize seeds with aspirin.

While feminizing is no longer a novel idea, the idea of doing it with aspirin still draws wary glances. This method while surprising to many is backed by many experienced growers. In case of doubt, an amateur grower is advised to use only a small percentage of his seeds for feminization by this period. So, have a read and learn how to feminize seeds with aspirin.


Advantages of feminizing seeds using aspirin

Safe for using aspirin to feminize seeds for the sake of it, there are certain benefits for a grower who uses aspirin to feminize his seeds. Some of these benefits are as follows:


1. Boosts germination

Spraying an aspirin and water solution to the soil where cannabis has been sown helps in ensuring the germination of the marijuana seeds planted. Salicylic acid which is the main ingredient in aspirin helps marijuana to develop its own natural defensive mechanism against fungi, viruses, bacteria, and organisms which are harmful to growth and development.

Also, the aspirin-water mix helps in the sustainability of the cultivation process irrespective of where the grower chooses as his final grow space. This is because the plant received adequate protection while it was still tender.


2. Combats pests and diseases

Growers should use about 81g  or 1/5 of uncoated tablets of aspirins, mix it with about 2 gallons of water and add two tablespoons of Yucca extract. This extract ensures that the mixture stays on the leaves. Where Yucca extract is unavailable gentle liquid soap can be used.


Once the mix is ready, it should be sprayed once in three weeks. Few weeks after this treatment is begun, the marijuana plants will be seen to have bigger leaves with a darker green hue. This treatment acts to protect the plants from certain diseases and harmful insects.


3. Tempers the need for additional treatment chemicals (e.g. pesticides)

the aspirin-water mix has an additional benefit of helping the plants’ acquired resistance which means that the plants stand a chance of becoming resistant to organisms or diseases to which they are naturally inclined to be susceptible. An additional advantage is that it helps the plant to be able to combat stress which is as dangerous to a marijuana plant as much as pests and diseases. Stress could cause a plant to wither and die or stunt them, preventing them from growing to their maximum potential which is a loss to the grower as it stops the plant from producing buds which is the grower’s reward for his hard work.


The aspirin-water mix, therefore, has an advantage for both plant and grower as it provides additional protection for the plant and saves the grower money.


In spite of the numerous benefits of the aspirin method of feminization, it is recommended only for professionals as it is risky for a novice who’s still learning the ropes to carry it out although it can be argued that the benefits outweigh the risks. But it is recommended that a novice grower uses the basic methods of feminizing seeds until he is ready for the aspirin method.


Advantages of how to feminize seeds with aspirin

A feminized marijuana seed is that which grows into female plants. Like most organisms except those which are hermaphroditic in nature, the male marijuana plant performs the function of fertilizing its female counterparts for seed production. However, in an age where seeds are readily available in a wide market, there’s no pressure on a grower to produce his own seeds. So, for a grower who is determined to make profits, the money is in the buds which are produced only by the female plants.

This is because more buds are yielded when the females are not fertilized which allows them to mature completely with the maximum potential of the THC and CBD compounds.

Males do not produce buds but carry pollen sacks that mature to fertilize the females to produce seeds which are counterproductive for the farmer. Thus, growers are more interested in female plants where their profits lie. This means that one way or another, the male plants have to be separated from the females either after germination but before maturation or by feminizing all the seeds.

Where a grower chooses to grow all his seeds without feminizing them, he runs the risk of having more male plants than female ones and he will also have to use valuable nutrients in grooming them all – including the males which are of no economic value to him – until he can identify and separate them.

Fortunately, this can be prevented by the grower ensuring that all his seeds grow into females. By this method, the grower is guaranteed that all his plants will grow into bud-bearing females as feminized plants give their grower a 100% guarantee of being females and spares him the stress of trying to differentiate which plant is male or female which comes with using regular seeds.


Feminizing seeds with aspirin

Take 1 ½ uncoated tablets of aspirin and melt them in 2 gallons of water. Uncoated aspirin is recommended because it is guaranteed to dissolve. Add two tablespoons of Yucca extract or mild liquid soap to thicken the solution to make sure it stays on the plant.

Having readied the solution, it should be applied to the plants with the use of a sprayer. This should be done regularly. Where a sprayer is unavailable, the solution can be poured on the plant to induce stress. The significance is that the stress damages them genetically thereby, forcing the female seeds to become hermaphroditic in their bid to escape death. When the plants begin to produce, these hermaphrodites will grow the male organ known as the pollen sack. Pollens created by this method may then be collected for the further creation of feminized seeds.

Among experienced growers, there seems to be a unanimous agreement that this method works. Nonetheless, there is insufficient evidence to prove the effectiveness of this technique over say the rodelization method on which a grower will pick the aspirin method over-tested and trusted methods like the colloidal silver or rodelization method.



Feminizing seeds with the aspirin method is still a kind of hit or miss now among growers. Nonetheless, where an experienced grower will like to try his hand at a new technique, this method is highly recommended as a professional has reported a high success rate in so doing.

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