and it was rather damaged, looked almost like someone had harvested. But, he had to move out of state, and since it's illegal to cross a state line with them, he had to abandon all of his plants. I was lucky to get one of them. it APPEARS it is female, and in the couple of weeks I've had it, it's gone from almost dead looking, to thriving and looking happy. But, I am not sure if I should consider trimming, or just flipping it to flower as is. I am thinking another week or 3 before flowering.