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why are marijuana seeds so expensive

Prices of cannabis seeds are determined by various factors. Here you can think of:

First of all cannabis seeds have to be bred, but before they can be bred they have to be developed which starts with a lot of research and testing. These processes take years and are costly. Once the strain is stable, the seeds have to be produced. A process that is risky.

Production costs

When you buy seeds, and you choose the most expensive seeds, you can expect the highest quality. Yet the most expensive seeds are not always the best seeds. How is that possible?

People who plan to start growing weed will soon be dealing with many questions. Here you can think of: What do I need to start growing? Where do I get my supplies? Which strain shall I grow, and how much do weed seeds cost?

In many countries, also in the Netherlands whereby far the most cannabis seeds are developed, it’s forbidden to grow cannabis plants and there are hefty prison sentences and fines. Yet, to produce cannabis seeds and to meet demand, many plants are needed. Breeders therefore have to take risks.

You can easily differentiate the expensive seeds from the cheap ones. The pricier seeds are more equal with their looks. They are nice and round, firm to the touch. Usually, the colours vary from black to brown and if you can see the markings on the seeds that means they’re ready to be planted. On the other hand, the cheaper seeds look a little less uniformed. They’re mostly different in shape, size, colour and even texture. Colours also vary between black and brown, but the markings indicating maturity could be missing sometimes.

However, we live in a society where anything good and truly valuable is somewhat expensive. Judging the quality of something was never easier, all you need to do is look at the price tag. To be honest, that’s not really a good method and it can be wrong, but, it’s usually pretty accurate.

The constant growing popularity and the global trend of legalization of cannabis have made everything about this plant a great business opportunity. From CBD oils and vape pens to cannabis seeds, everything about this plant can be and is being sold. Frankly, it should come as no surprise considering the medical benefits of the cannabidiol. Using medicinal cannabis, the one that is low in THC and does not get you high can be of great help to you. It has been proved to help with coping with stress, anxiety, helping with skin conditions, cancer and so on.

3. Packaging

Expensive seeds are not that easy to come by. These seeds are carefully harvested, safely stored and packed and have been created by precise, planned breeding. Also, they’re usually more popular than the cheap seeds, which affects the price in a great way. However, it’s not like there’s a popularity contest between the seeds, it’s just that the expensive ones are more sought out because they’re bred in a way so that they can help out with problems like cancer, epilepsy or other medical conditions. Another thing that can raise the price of a seed is the place you’re buying it from. Medical dispensaries tend to charge more for the seeds.

Now, let’s take a look at some of the additional differences.

Finally, all of this might not mean anything if you don’t grow the plant adequately. Let’s say you’ve bought the best seeds possible. What now? You have to grow the plant in the right conditions. These conditions vary from strain to strain. Sometimes you need round-the-clock LED light and high temperature and sometimes you need some cold, dark nights. You can find the information about the strain either on the packaging, from the source or just by doing research.

That’s why we’ve decided to help. Today, we’re going to talk about the differences in cannabis seeds so if you decide to try and grow some medical cannabis you know where to start. First of all, let’s differentiate the cheap and expensive seeds.

These seed companies kind of need to lower prices for people who just want to grow for recreational purposes. 5 dollars per 5 seeds sounds more than enough to make a good profit, but 5 for 50? This is just insane!! They’re like the Rothchild banking family who were the only ones who made money during the depression from monopolizing everything.

In Afghanistan you can literally get a bag filled with more than 10000 seeds for a dollar! You can go outside and see them all over the ground near the marijuana fields and people walk by it all, it’s actually highly looked down upon and stoners are criticized. Not even kidding! My cousin brought a huge bag of seeds and eats them raw with tea.

These seed companies kind of need to lower prices for people who just want to grow for recreational purposes. 5 dollars per 5 seeds sounds more than enough to make a good profit, but 5 for 50? This is just insane!! They’re like the Rothchild banking family who were the only ones who made money during the depression from monopolizing everything.

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In Afghanistan you can literally get a bag filled with more than 10000 seeds for a dollar! You can go outside and see them all over the ground near the marijuana fields and people walk by it all, it’s actually highly looked down upon and stoners are criticized. Not even kidding! My cousin brought a huge bag of seeds and eats them raw with tea.

To hell with a capitalist system.

eh, you can pay for all those seeds not knowing what they came from, could be hermies. although i would buy some seeds from iran, those flower fast as hell.
i dont think 2.50-3 bucks a seed is bad though, not too bad since you can always just clone, you make much more off your product as well. those companies gotta make a living, buy more places to grow so they can make and stabilize more strains so we can have more variety when choosing. if the breeders good, ill pay.

That’s understandable, but business doesn’t mean exploiting people to the extent that you’re making a 9999% profit. Had these companies been generous and honest they’d still be making a big profit for a dollar per seed and also help out people who don’t have the money. I hope marijuana is legalized so these rats go bankrupt and people can share clones and seeds freely.