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See a list of American seed sources that (probably) won’t rip you off

The problem has to do with the American federal government and the current legal status of cannabis. Marijuana and derivatives (including seeds) are considered a Schedule 1 drug with essentially no accepted legal use. This makes it hard if not impossible for a seed bank to run in the U.S. the way they do in the U.K., the Netherlands, Spain, or Canada (which have legal loopholes or full-on legalization).

Sirius and I have been ordering cannabis seeds online since 2010, and we maintain a list of the seed banks that we use the most. Most seed banks we’ve used and recommended are located in the U.K., Netherlands, or Spain. In fact, until recently, these 3 countries in Europe contained nearly all the big cannabis seed banks in the world. Weed isn’t legal to grow in those countries, but they have specific laws or loopholes that make it easier to run a seed bank.

What’s the Problem with American Seed Sources?

Now that recreational use and home cultivation has been legalized for adults in Canada, seed banks are getting established there, too.

American-bred strains tend to be “high” on sparkle

There is a huge thriving cannabis market in parts of the U.S. and American breeders are developing world-famous cannabis strains. Where can you buy the genetics? What’s the best American seed bank? And why is it so hard to find current information about online seed banks in America?

Breeders based in the United States

In a nutshell, the steps for growing marijuana seeds are:

Determining what makes a good marijuana seedbank can be hard, as it follows its own distinct set of guidelines that couldn’t be applied to, say, a restaurant or even a regular garden center. Even with these other services, there is always going to be a certain degree of subjectivity, and this is the case even more so for marijuana seedbanks, as marijuana preferences can be personal. In general, though, all good seedbanks will have the following qualities in common:

But complicated doesn’t necessarily mean difficult – with a little time, patience and attention, anybody can grow top-notch marijuana at home.

What are the Different Types of Cannabis Seeds?

While the particulars of how you can pay for your cannabis seeds online will depend on the individual shop, most popular shops offer at least one of the following payment options: debit card, credit card, e-transfer, mailed cash, money order, and in some cases even cryptocurrencies.

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Ordering cannabis seeds online is not like placing an order for takeout or a common household order — or is it? While it is understandable for a new buyer of cannabis seeds to be concerned about the safety around buying cannabis seeds online, as long as you have done a bit of research and plan on buying from a reputable shop, placing your order is perfectly safe.