press it between your fingers with a medium strength if it doesn't crack you're golden. I suggest germinating it before you put it in the ground.
Don't do this lol. Just put in a shot glass of water for 24-30 hours till you can tap on it and it sinks. Then put it between wet paper towels for a couple of days. Moist not wet. Cracking seeds is an old-timer way that proves nothing of viability. The tiger stripes tell more about the viability than pressing it with your fingers
Title. I remember reading somewhere that if you find seeds in your weed then it's not as good because the plant spent energy making the seeds instead of producing trichomes. I've found a seed in my grinder 3 times, is my nug lower quality?
Yes and no. Your bud did spend some energy on creating those seeds. That energy could have gone into trichome production. However unless the grower really fucked up and the bud is REALLY REALLY SEEDY you're only losing a few % thc. When you find a few seeds in a nug or in a bag it typically means the grower either had a light leak or one of their plants hermied on them at some point. It's not a big deal. When I find a seed I make sure to break up the rest of that bag by hand so I can remove any additional seeds (always find that first one in my grinder) before I grind em up.
IF the seeds are large and brown/black/striped you can save and grow em, if they're small and white just toss em, they're trash.
I'm not a novice but some bud I had the other day had a couple of seeds in it and I was curious if I were to plant them and not get all of the fancy lighting and what not necessary to grow huge plants, what would happen? Like, would it still grow if I put it in a pot in the window and watered it daily? Or would it just grow as a plant with no real bud on it?
I've done this. Found the seed. Filled a big plastic cup up with dirt and put the seed in. Watered that bitch a bit and like two days later I had a sprout. It grew like a weed for a few days and mostly just grew tall. Like the stem was shooting up and up but the tiny little leaves were still infantile. I kind of thought to myself "what do I do now?". I just kept watering it and gave it all the sun I could. It was alive for another few weeks and the baby leaves were still very small but they were taking the shape of the iconic "marijuana leaf". The tall sprout was too tall and too thin too support itself and i attempted to transplant it to a bigger pot too late. It bent in half and ceased to live. I didn't know much about growing marijuana but wanted to see what would happen. And, well it went as expected.