Oregon Sweetgum Bulk Feminized Hemp Seed


An ode to the Pacific Northwest tree of the same name, Oregon Sweetgum boasts sweet-smelling flowers with an aroma of bubble gum and a slight hint of fuel. USDA Organic Certified hemp seed. 

Parentage: ACDC x Canna Tsu

Key flower details

Oregon Sweetgum is a prolific plant, featuring dense, sweet-smelling buds and substantial primary colas. 

This photoperiodic plant is generally resistant to early season environmental stressors and is typically ready to harvest beginning in mid-October at 42°N.

Terpene-rich, with a broad, diverse collection of mono- and sesquiterpenes. An intriguing set of aromas, this cultivar combines zesty citrus and earthy pine, with gassy overtones. Oregon Sweetgum buds are dense and easy to trim mechanically or by hand.

  • Does well against early environmental stressors 
  • Average terpene content:  3.1–4.2%
  • Average CBD content: 15.5–17.5%
  • CBD:THC ratio: 21–28:1 
  • Harvest mid-October at 42°N


Plant Structure Pyramidal form with substantial primary colas
Bud Structure Dense and robust across colas
Field Variation Matures consistently, even after stress
Market Value $250–400/lb. of flower
“We’ve had a great experience with Oregon Sweetgum, Oregon Guava, and Sour Pineapple. All have unique and desirable attributes, both during the growing season and in the marketplace. Our farm team’s internal blind taste test selected two of the three for our best cultivars of 2021.” – Paul Murdoch, Horn Creek Hemp
Planting Location Seed Depth Seed Spacing Type
Direct Sunlight 1” 4–5’ Annual
Hardiness Zones Germination Rate Days to Germinate
6A-10A 90% 2–3

Store seed in a cool, dry place. Best by 2025.

Exclusive seed from East Fork Hemp, LLC
Takilma, Oregon | AG-R1066276AHS
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East Fork Cultivars created and maintains rights to these genetics. Please consult our published license conditions if considering commercial use.

  1. Soak seed 8–24 hours in water in a cool location out of direct sunlight (do not leave seeds in water for longer than 24 hours).
  2. In a small pot or tray, pre-water the soil, being sure to check whether the soil is thoroughly saturated.
  3. Pour out soaked seeds onto a rag or paper towel in order to remove them from the water (keep the seed in the shade if outside).
  4. Make a divot in the soil with your finger about ½ to 1 inch deep. Put one seed per hole, approx. 4-5’ apart.
  5. Once all holes have a seed, cover them by pinching the topsoil around the hole, and water gently. Keep the soil moist until seedlings emerge. Be careful not to overwater.
  6. Ensure that the top 2 inches or so of the soil are dry between waterings. This will help ensure the seed and plant doesn’t experience rot.
  7. The plants are ready to transplant when the roots are protruding from the bottom of the pot (estimated 4–6 weeks).
  8. Dig a hole slightly larger than the pot, remove your plant from the pot, and place in the ground. Fill around the plant with soil, and press firmly. 
  9. Water thoroughly until the soil is saturated. Infrequent deep watering is better than frequent shallow watering. As flowers develop, avoid getting water into the buds as it can cause mold.
  10. I recommend trusting your green thumb intuitions: water as needed, and place in full sunlight.
  11. If you’re growing in the United States, and have started your plants around early or mid-May, having them planted outside after the last frost, then you should be prepared to harvest by October.
  12. And finally, to harvest, cut plants at base and hang upside down in a dry location until stems break when bent.

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