Ontario Provincial Police have busted a large marijuana grow-operation near Cardinal, Ont., south of Ottawa.

Police seized more than a 1,000 marijuana plants and grow-op related equipment.

OPP say the street value of the drugs and property seized exceeds $1.2 million.

A 42-year-old male is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and is scheduled to make a court appearance in Brockville, Ont. in May.