|Power Plant (mostly Sativa) was developed in 1997 from new South African genetics. This strain has been inbred only, never hybridized. Very rich in THC. It is a strain with an enormous grow potential. Indoor as well as in a greenhouse the plants have an enormous yield. Indoors flowering starts already one week after turning back the light cycle to 12 hours. Outdoor flowering starts late, but the plants ripen very fast. This variety is very uniform. Strong "up high", very soft smoke.
Specifications: ~ Flower: 8 weeks ~ Harvest: 2 week of Oct. – Dutch Passion catalog
I grew one Power Plant outdoors at the 39th. The seed was germinated on July 1st, and finished on Sept. 24 at 15 inches tall. I was q uite happ y with both the potency and yield. If it had been a tall, full season plant; the yield probably would have been enormous. The plant grew more like an indica then I expected, but had a very good, long lasting sativa up high to it. Unfortunately, I lost all the other seedlings, and failed to regenerate the mother after harvest. I did, however, get a few seeds from crossing her with a Thai male, but that hybrid won't grow outdoors in my area. It seemed to me that power plant was exactly like the description at H.S. said it was, except the plant finished 2 weeks earlier, and looked about half indica. I wish I had more of it. – 67ed
Let me preface this by stating I have 8 yrs of gardening experience. I found that it was a bit temperamental to start the seedlings. Of the 6 of ten that survived = 1 tall male, 1 short male, 1 tall female ( with slight but co ntrollable hermie traits ) 1 short total female and 2 very hermie "females". And even though it's described as a indoor/greenhouse stock it can become a big plant very quickly with some plants exhibiting the typical sativa structure. The 1 short female looks like it will produce well even though I only used an 8 in. pot for the trial run.
The harvest is about 2 weeks away so more detailed info at that time. It is a fairly branchy plant and might do well in a ScrOG set up. If the result is of high quality , I will devote a hydro farm unit to it the next go round to see how the totals compare to the much more indica stock that is most of the room, maybe just as personal stash. Now I will not say that I am beyond mistakes but I had very bad survival rates with the first batch in peat pellets and much better results the second germination round using oasis cubes instead of peat pellets. The seeds are very small and produce very small seedlings that need a little more pampering than more robust seedlings. Of course there are always new things to learn when working with a new stock. –Rippo
Hermies tendency, not rich in resin, medium in p ower and shit to grow. – elman
I had a good experience growing power plant outdoors. I only grew one female so I can't say about uniformity. I was surprised that it appeared mostly indica, but for me, the high was up, visual, and a little bit soaring too. Also, it finished two weeks before(Sept 23) the description said it would. – 67ed
Power plant was very hermy and might do for outside or green house but IMO not good for indoor. The high was good and uppy but not "soaring". I have dropped it from this next go round.