Hemp & Marijuana
Hemp VS Marijuana
by the Structure of Plants
Hemp: Above 2 meters to 4 meters height. The stem about 30 cm from the ground will look round, then next up is wavy bulge stem.
Marijuana: Mostly lower than Hemp. Some species are short shrubs. The base is width and the stem is acuminate up to the top likes pagoda.
Hemp: Large leaves. Line of leaves on the stem and branches is quite wide. Hemp is translucent.
Marijuana: Marijuana has many branches. They grow in switch pattern and in circle shape.
3. Leaves arrangement
Hemp: Large leaves; the arrangement of leaves on stems and branches is quite far. Hemp is in bush shape and translucent.
Marijuana: Small narrow long leaves; The arrangement of the leaves are close together. Marijuana is in bush shape and is not translucent.
Hemp: Nodes of the stem is wider than marijuana. Branches and leaves of Hemp are spread off, so they made Hemp to be clear and dense.
Marijuana: Nodes are narrow to each others. Branches and leaves are close, so marijuana is dense and opaque.
Hemp: Leaves are yellowish green. Edges of each sub-leaves are curve and spread.
Marijuana: Leaves are green to dark green. Edges of each sub-leaves are long and slender.
Hemp: When Hemp blooms, the infloresence has not much rubber. When smoke, its give stink smell and makes headaches.
Marijuana: When marijuana blooms, the infloresence has much rubber. When smoke, it gives good smell like hay and makes hallucinogenic effect.
Hemp: They are large, some have muriform. They have Coarse grain of the skin
Marijuana: They are small and has shiny skin.
8. Xylem size
Hemp: Hemp has a larger diameter of its xylem
Marijuana: Marijuana has a smaller diameter
Hemp: Barks and stems separate. They peel easily, are viscous,give long fiber, and are in high quality.
Marijuana: There are thin barks, hard peeled and easily torned. They give low quality fiber.
10. Narcotic Level
Hemp: It has Tetra Hydro Cannabinol or THC 0.3% – 7%
Marijuana: It has 1% – 10% of THC