Yes, hemp seeds can be eaten raw. They have a nutty taste and crunchy texture and can be added to a whole range of meals. Think outside the box and get experimenting with hemp seeds – why not create a photo-worthy smoothie bowl to mix up your morning routine or sprinkle on salads for a an extra, nutty crunch!
Hemp seeds contain a rich nutrition profile including a number of benefits that could potentially improve your health. The shells of the organic hemp seeds can be quite hard but are a good source of fiber. There a number of reasons why you could consider consuming hemp seeds in your weekly diet – it’s an easy way to essential minerals, protein and fibre in your meals, and can be quickly and easily added to a variety of meals at any time of day. Hemp seeds contain over 50% more protein than chia seeds and are low in carbs. We have two types of hemp seeds available for you to buy online including shelled hemp seeds which have had the husk removed only leaving the hemp protein center. Both are rich in important nutrients that are required on a daily basis. Thanks to being rich in essential fatty acids, these tiny little seeds could help with maintaining healthy hair and skin. Just 30g of hemp seeds provides you with all of the omega-3 you are recommended to have per day. Hemp seeds are also high in fibre and a good source of magnesium.
Hemp seeds come from the plant cannabis sativa and are considered one of the most nutritious seeds around, and for good reason. These amazing seeds have a wealth of well documented health benefits associated with them, making them an incredible food to add to your diet. They are a rich & a complete source of protein, high fibre content, as well as being packed full of vitamins & minerals. Hemp seeds, when compared to other seeds, are closer to being a complete source of essential amino acids than any other seed.
Hemp seeds are so versatile
One of the benefits of hemp seeds is that they can be a rich source of essential fatty acids that can help live a healthy lifestyle. They can be eaten in their raw form and sprinkled on salads, porridge and smoothie bowls, or ground into a hemp powder, or hemp meal as it can be referred to, so that they can easily be added to smoothies, cakes, muffins and other home baking.
These amazing seeds are extremely versatile and given that they are high in protein they are perfect for snacking on and increasing the protein value of meals, particularly vegan meals and breakfasts where we can lack sufficient protein intake. They have a light and nutty flavour making them a great addition to your favourite meals. People worldwide use hemp seeds in salads, smoothies, porridge, stir frys, soups, homemade energy bars and sprinkled on top of the ever-so-trendy avocado on toast!
You can buy hemp seeds online and choose from a range of options including organic varieties. We deliver to most of the UK and to Europe with fast efficient delivery times and a great customer services team.
This has been a big problem for the medical and recreational cannabis industries, because every hemp farmer wants to have a crop of 100% female hemp plants that exhibit a consistent phenotype. Cross-pollination results when pollen from ‘foreign’ sources fertilize the hemp seed stock females and produce male and female hemp seed of unknown parentage. Trying to produce a 100% pure hemp strain seed in a greenhouse is risky and difficult because natural forces can bring in foreign pollen from miles away, be it from other hemp farmer’s crops, licensed and unlicensed cannabis grows or ‘ditch weed’. We only grow our feminized hemp seed indoors, in environmentally controlled grow rooms.
Bulk Hemp Seed Orders – We guarantee a 100% germination plant count on all bulk hemp seed orders of our feminized hemp seed strains. We extensively test the germination rate after we harvest our feminized hemp seed batches. If the batch’s germination rate is 95% we add an additional 5% to the order. For example, if the bulk seed order is for 10,000 seeds, and the batch tests to a 95% germination rate we will ship 10,500 seeds.
If someone looking to buy hemp seeds for growing asks, “What percentage of CBD will this hemp strain’s flower produce?”, they are asking the wrong question. This is a fact though: all hemp strains for growing CBD oil will test over the legal limit of 0.3% depending on growing conditions. Some of these growing conditions are:
Evaluating CBD Hemp Strains for Growing
Cheyenne Mountain Seed Company is totally committed to the hemp growing success of our hemp farmer’s crops. We make every effort and spare no expense to ensure that our hemp farmers are planting the purest Colorado hemp seed with the most consistent and stable phenotype replication. We only offer three feminized hemp strains because we grow them in three totally separate facilities across Colorado Springs, one hemp strain per building, that way we prevent cross-pollination of our feminized hemp seed crops within our company’s facilities.
S1 seeds are the first selfed generation grown from the originally selected F1 phenotype. Our Mountain Mango feminized hemp seed is grown using our original F1 female that we selected a couple years ago, we make our seed from the same living plant now as then. It has proven to be a stable phenotype in the field, exhibiting consistent characteristics. Our Quick Kush feminized hemp seed is an F1 phenotype from the same parents as Mountain Mango but exhibits an entirely different phenotype.
Browse our collection of hemp strains for growing we have for sale at our online shop !
Growing conditions listed above vary day-to-day and year-to-year. Historical test results, done at least weekly, over several hemp growing seasons at a particular location would begin to more accurately answer the question based on empirical data – but this industry is so new, data like that is very rare.
CBD is extracted from the flower and stalks of mature hemp plants, not from the seeds themselves. In other words, CBD hemp seeds—like the hemp seeds for sale at Blue Forest Farms—will produce hemp plants that are high in CBD. Again, the seeds themselves do not contain any CBD.
Hemp can grow in most parts of the US, with the exception of extreme desert areas. Hemp seeds grow best in warm weather and well-drained soil. However, Blue Forest Farms has dedicated themselves to developing strains that have been optimized for each individual, growing climate. If you’re interested in learning which varieties work best in your region, get in touch with one of our sales representatives.
Males have the potential to greatly decrease your yields by pollinating your female plants so we always recommend scouting even if you’re confident your seed is feminized. One or two males in 10,000 plants is significantly less detrimental than 5,000 males in 10,000 plants.
Where can I grow hemp CBD seeds?
Blue Forest Farms has provided CBD hemp seeds throughout the world. Our industry recognized genetics program has given our seeds a reputation for yielding hemp plants that are high quality, phenotypically consistent, and withing federally compliant, legal levels of THC (0.3% or less), meaning they are non-psychoactive and legal to grow across the United States and beyond.
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If you’re growing hemp for CBD, your best option is BFF’s high CBD hemp seeds, which exhibit unprecedented uniformity in the field and have been genetically optimized with farmers’ outputs in mind. Our varieties have high CBD ratios as well as a 99% feminization rate across the board. The feminization rate is especially important because CBD is extracted from female hemp plants. We are happy to provide a certificate of analysis for any of our products.
Genetics is our answer to seeds that actually perform. With consistently high cannabinoid ratios and unmatched uniformity, our genetics take the uncertainty out of hemp to ensure your success.