Cannabis Seeds 101: Storing & Preserving Your Seeds


We’ve officially walked you through every step of the seed process. We’ve written on finding seeds, popular germination methods, sexing, and harvesting your own seeds. What’s the final piece of the process? Storing  your newly collected cannabis seeds. If you want to preserve the genetic integrity and viability of your seeds, there are a few things you should know. 

This final segment in our Seeds 101 guide will walk you through methods for storing and preserving your marijuana seeds.

Why care about seed storage?

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If stored properly, marijuana seeds can be kept for up to 10 years. This is pretty damn awsome, especially if you’ve created a batch with some great genetics. You’ll want to keep that strain around for as long as you can!

This 10-year-mark doesn’t necessarily apply to all seeds, however. The majority of seeds have a shelf life of around 4 to 5 years. Here are a few ways to preserve your seeds:

Preservation basics


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