Cultivating cannabis in Kentucky, less than 5 plants on the first offense, punishable by up to a year in jail and a $500 fine. A 2nd offense or more than 4 plants and you are looking at a class D felony with 1-5 years and $1,000-$10,000 fine. Caught with more than 4 plants twice and it’s a class C felony with a 5-10 years in prison.