Flowering non-pollinated females
by Greg Green
During this stage the plant continues to fill out. The plant will show its sex more clearly. The female plant produces little creamy/white pistils. The plant will continue to fill out more and its flowers will continue to grow. It can take anywhere between 4 and 16 weeks for the plants to fully develop. During this time though there are no males to pollinate the female plants.
The buds will grow larger and develop more resin glands. Resin may drop down onto the leaves and the plant becomes very sticky. The hairs on the buds begin to get thicker and cluster into balls. The reason for the high increase in bud growth is that the female plant is trying her best to attract male pollen. Towards the last days of flowering the pistils will change colour showing that the plant is ready for harvest.