Please tell me it aint so!

tell me this isn’t what I think it is.

What? Where?

Are you afraid of a male hermi flower? I don’t see any yellow “balls/pouches” or “banana” looking things.

~MacG

Yes, hermie flower is my fear. That thing just left of center, looks like it’s opening up. Maybe just paranoid. 7 weeks of flower today. I have read here about late stage herm and don’t think I want it. I haven’t seen any bananas but I’m still green. Thanx.

Nah, that is probably just a bunch of female calyxes “crowning”. As long as they don’t start to look a little like a ball, pouch, or banana, you are probably fine.

If you know what a tomatillo, or husk tomato looks like, they kind of look like what a tomatillo’s husk looks like, but instead of being filled with the green looking tomato tomatillo, it is mostly hollow and filled with pollen.

http://www.naturespride.eu/uploads/tx_npdata/Tomatillo_02.jpg

male is on the left and female on the right

http://www.ilovegrowingmarijuana.com/assets/img/comp/male-female-and-hermaphrodite-marijuana-plants-5436-w800.jpg

~MacG

Thank you sir. Here are a couple more pix, do they look “normal”. Phone cam, hand shake. Sorry.

Thanks again. I have gained a plethora of knowledge from you and wood.

It is hard to say, the bottom picture has one maybe that almost looks like a pouch pointing straight at me, lol, maybe. But I just really can’t say by the picture alone.

Here is a picture for your comparison, see how it looks more yellow and more “melon” or “pouch like” than the rest of the bud/calyxes:

~MacG

Thanks, one way or the other I’m gonna teach it a lesson and " burn it down".

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Can you explain this “crowning” of calyxes that you speak of. If one would find the dreaded pouch, ball or banana what do you do.

If you find a male part, you simply pinch it off before it has a chance to ripen and open.

Crowning is also called foxtailing. It can be genetic or it might be from too intense of light and/or high temps. It is basically a bunch of calyxes growing directly on top of one another and creates a long tail, crown or spire.

~MacG

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