An example of “packed” flower structure. Sour Z3 by Eastcann.
Let's be honest. No one likes to open a package of dried flower and see dull coloured buds - we earn for bright varieties of colours, hues, and tones for each anatomical structure. Quality flower has a diverse colour spectrum in the sugar leaves, pistils, trichomes, and calyx core. Faded colours in cannabis are due to oxidization and lack of flavonoids, terpenes, and possibly a lack of nutrients in the growing process. Dull colours can also parallel the smell of your cannabis, meaning it may have a hay-like aroma.
Top-quality cannabis flowers should have golden-amber pistils and vibrant green sugar leaves. In addition, you may notice tones of red, purple, or blue in sugar leaves, indicating the genetic characteristics of the cultivar (strain). One of the most important elements of cannabis quality is the liveliness of the trichomes; the most desired cannabis flower has a sparkle to it because of the well-preserved trichomes.
Colour is vital to recognize the genetics optimized during the growing process.