Transplanting: Outdoor and Greenhouse

The most challenging aspect of moving from traditional to tissue culture clones is the acclimation and transplanting process. Tissue cut clones are not exactly like the traditional clones; TC plantlets require different care when they arrive at your farm. Below are some tips that work well for us. If you find something that works well for you, our Product Development … Read More

CA State Fair Cannabis Awards: MOCA Wins With Tissue Culture

Congratulations to MOCA Humboldt for winning multiple medals in the CA State Fair Cannabis Awards. MOCA’s winnings include two silver medals for harvests using Conception Nurseries tissue culture clone strains Tuscan Gelato and Caffeine. The 2nd annual awards competition is based in the California capitol of Sacramento and awards farmers and cultivators on lab tests alone. MOCA shared their excitement … Read More

Grow & Tell Podcast: Tawnie Talks Tissue Culture And Genetics

Conception’s very own Tawnie Scarborough appeared on the Grow and Tell podcast to talk about tissue culture and genetics. Watch Tawnie discuss her journey from homesteading and growing cannabis to cannabis activism and now blazing trails for tissue culture with Conception. “There’s this drive; there’s this passion. There’s this pursuit of excellence. They are trying to achieve the impossible. I … Read More

To Be Blunt Podcast Featuring Kristian Andreassen

Listen to Conception’s Kristian Andreassen on the To Be Blunt Podcast hosted by Shayda Torabi. Listen Here Cultivating the Future: Innovations in Cannabis Tissue Culture Tune in to hear Kristian’s journey in the industry, from tissue culture cultivation to working with brands to protect their genetics and applying traditional agricultural practices to cannabis. [00:00 – 08:12] Introducing Kristian Andreassen: Pioneering … Read More

Hop Latent Viroid – The Dreaded Crop Killer

Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd) is an infectious single-stranded, circular RNA that is completely dependent on its host plant’s metabolism for replication. As the name suggests, HLVd occurs worldwide in hops, but it can also infect hop’s close relative – cannabis. If your previously healthy plants have suddenly started becoming stunted or “dudded” in growth, then a Hop Latent Viroid infection ... Read More

Tackling 4 Common Cannabis Pests and Diseases

Cannabis sativa L. is a plant family that has grown and evolved alongside humans for millennia. From more temperate equatorial climates to the colder and harsher conditions of Eastern Europe and Russia, these plants have learned to live and thrive in a variety of environments.While its long history and evolution have given this family a certain vigor and resilience, there … Read More

Mario Guzman Talks Tissue Culture and Coming Up in Cannabis

Mario Guzman, AKA “Mr. Sherbisnki” discusses his experience with growing and breeding cannabis pre-legalization and how he’s working with Conception Nurseries to preserve the future of his genetics.   Conception Nurseries is proud to roll out new, exclusive strains from Mario’s Selections, a collection of cultivars pheno-hunted by Mario and only propagated through tissue culture. Now available for pre-order: L.A. … Read More

Pathogen-Resistant Strains: Grape Fog Clones

At Conception, we’re all about reducing your risk of pests and pathogens. One strategy we employ is identifying cultivars that are naturally resistant to specific pests or pathogens to offer cultivators. Grape Fog has exhibited durable resistance to powdery mildew, giving growers one less thing to worry about while delivering colorful, extremely resinous colas with one of the loudest terpene … Read More

5 Reasons To Use Plant Tissue Culture

Shifting to plant tissue culture clones as your propagation method can be a big step in the right direction for your cultivation. If you’re looking for ways to optimize the way you grow cannabis, here are the top improvements you can look forward to with the implementation of tissue culture clones. Tissue Culture Clones Are Pest- and Pathogen-Free First, Conception’s … Read More

Slurty3 Named Top Strain by Leafly

Wondering what are the most buzzed-about strains on the cannabis market? Look no further than one of the hottest selections on the Conception clone menu: Slurty3 by Purple City Genetics. Leafly’s Data Grinder tracks strain trends in the hub’s search data and the latest report has Slurty3 trending at the top of the list, up 34.5%. “Sweet, earthy, and flowery, … Read More