View Poll Results: Most appealing bud color

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  • Dark Green

    4 5.41%
  • Purple

    44 59.46%
  • Yellow

    1 1.35%
  • Green with Orange hairs

    25 33.78%
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Thread: Colorful Buds

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    Colorful Buds

    Hey everyone, i'm wondering if there is any way to manipulate a plants colors? I have smoked some good bud that have been green, purple, and an orange color. All different buds but thats besides the point. I want to know that if I have the seeds from a purple bud plant will they be the same color or is it luck of the draw? Do only some strains have vividly colored buds? Hope to spark some conversation.
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    Re: Colorful Buds

    if the purple plant is from genetics and the seed from this bud is of pure stock (not of a mixed breed) the bud will be purple. They have come out with a product that makes claims of turning bud purple now too though. I think it's called purple max. Personally I like all weed. It's the effect that matters to me and not the color.

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    Re: Colorful Buds

    Effect>color yes but the appeal is amazing, having a beautiful garden that will hevily sedate you in different ways is my dream garden.

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    Re: Colorful Buds

    Your chances are improved because of genetics from a purple strain> Luck of the draw though dictates some of the equation> yes some plants color schemes are vivid, this also depends on location, geography, altitude, soil-hydro conditions, nutes etc......
    That is one of the many reasons Cannabis Horticulture is appealing to many.

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    Re: Colorful Buds

    The color of a plant has to do with the strain and its genetics...And sometimes it can be caused by a defficiency (IE phosphurous, molybenum..etc). The products they make such as purple max do NOT work. The color of the weed has nothing to do with potency.

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    Re: Colorful Buds

    No it doesnt have to do with potency. The way in which a plant is grown is going to determine the potency. Thats why i believe there is no such thing as schwag. Just farmers learning the ropes or screwing around. Color is only good for the spirit, sale, and over all photogenics. I just wanted to know what everyone thinks about the subject. I <3 to learn
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    Re: Colorful Buds

    The color of the buds has to do with pigments.

    What puts the Purple in Purple?

    "Dying" the buds with any man-made product is ineffective and quite frankly nothing I would want to smoke anyway.
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    Re: Colorful Buds

    I like seeing the orange pistols.
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    Re: Colorful Buds

    I've heard many strains will show some purple if you lower the temperature a while before harvesting

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    Re: Colorful Buds

    I too have heard that low temps will force a plant to show the trade marks of some perps. I also have hear that as soon as you harvest it, the color will only stay in certain places, it all wont stay the purple color.
    There is a additive that is ot on the market that claims to be able to make your plant turn purple... I dont know if i believe this but I have had people reply to me on this very subject that it does work. I cant remember what its called off the top of my hear. Ill try to post it or tell ya the name of this magic juice.
    IMO ide just find a strain that has a tendancy to end up having purple budz. The strain identification thread under the grow room tab, I believe, tells of some strains that have the tendancy to be purple.

    I know for a fact, that a seed from a plant that was purple naturally does not have a 100% chance of being purple. Clones do though, so if ya like the purple and get some. My word of advice is, CLONE THE HELL OUT OF IT!
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