Originally Posted by Jhhnn
I know a person who grows Colorado Flo for market. They'll show preflowers under any photoperiod but won't really flower until the photoperiod is reduced.
Them's the ones! Two elongated pistils and ONE bract per petiole/internode...
The benefit being (other than for the concerns re. doubting the stability of a given plant) is pre-sexing. "Yep!! It's a girl!!!!"
I think there's a quirky response in these plants for nearly every type of stress, from light quality, to soil, to dryness, to nutrients, etc.
We've even (jokingly) toyed with getting a grant to study whether or not plants do better with classical music (orchestral, opera, etc on public radio) or rock-n-roll, versus a variety of each, and more... (Mine get a pretty steady supply of classic rock, though there was a period of signal (digital) interference that the Jesus channel was featured prominently in the grow area, as it was (strangely) the only one that would come in without the crackling. Should've kept notes during that period.