Scientific Name: Cannabis sativa
Common Name: marijuana
Family Name: Cannabaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Upright
Form: Columnar, Oval - vertical, Pyramidal - narrowly, Pyramidal - widely, Vase
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Medicinal plant
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Distinctive smell, Digitate (palmate), Elliptic, Lanceolate, Oblanceolate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, White, Green-yellow, Green, Pink, May-Jun-Jul-Aug
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves alternate on upper stems, rounded with 5-9 lance-shaped to elliptic leaflets, most 5-12cm long x 1.5-4cm wide, margins serrate (reminiscent of some Japanese maples); florets surrounded by green bracts in condensed spike-like cymes.