We would like to focus on this topic for several reasons. In the first place, for the proven benefit those terpenes give us, and secondly, what would be the meaning of a flower without aroma or taste? None, of course.
That pleasure that enters through your nose and reaches your soul almost ... how rich are the terpenes!Terpenes
Terpenes are aromatic molecules, composed of mostly monoterpenes, myrcene, pinene, limonene, eucalyptol, etc. Also by sequiterpenes, cariofileno and triterpenos. The balance of the latter will be the final flavour and aroma of your flowers.
Several factors intervene in the formation of terpenes and genetics is always important. Selected crosses will save you from growing flowers that have no taste at all. I still remember a colleague who told me that all the flowers tasted like grass until he selected his cultivation and planted more elaborated genetics.
The environment where you grow the crops, the additives or fertilizers you...