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how long weed seeds last

Humidity or moisture feeds plants and helps them grow.

Any longer than that and your seeds may start to go bad.

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Then keep your bag in a cool and dark place.

Healthy seeds are dark in color and appear to have a waxy coating on the outside when examined under lights.

Make sure the container or bag your seeds are in is airtight and heatproof.

Make sure that the water is lukewarm – about 22° C and ensure that the glass is kept away from light sources. Keep a close eye on the seeds during this time, as if they start to open, you will need to take them out quickly, or they will ‘drown’.

That said, very elderly cannabis seeds sometimes feel weaker when one gently squeezes them. Throw them away if the husks split open and release the dusty contents – these are seeds that are obviously no good. The best way to store marijuana seeds is in a dry, completely dark container in a cool place such as a refrigerator or somewhere with a constant low temperature. You can definitely successfully germinate cannabis after several years of optimal storage.

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The answer to the question ‘how long do marijuana seeds last?’ is one that is hotly contested by many growers. Some claim that, if stored correctly, it is possible to grow cannabis from seeds that are over a decade old. Others argue that marijuana seeds are no longer viable after a couple of years. Most seed banks advised growing seeds within a year of purchase. So who is right? As many growers find they have a few old seeds lying around or newbies may have been given some spare seeds by friends of the family and are interested in growing weed for the first time, it is a question that is worth answering.

How to store weed seeds?

There is no denying that the right storage is important, and you can read more about how to correctly store marijuana seeds in our useful blog here. If seeds are stored in direct sunlight or damp, humid conditions, it is unlikely that they will germinate if they are over a year old. Seeds that are cracked or crushed will also fail to sprout into seedlings, so it is vital to keep unused seeds in a safe container. Those little sachets of silicon balls that you find in new bags are very useful at absorbing any moisture that could lead to damp and mold.