Genetics: Afghan Hindu Kush Landrace
Sourcing: Landrace Genetics, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, 2019 Harvest
Purpose: Charas (sieved resin)
Latitude: 32° N
Aroma: Hash, citrus
Height: Up to 2 metres
Characteristics: Resinous, Indica-type leaflets
Grow Type: Outdoor, greenhouse, or indoor
Kandahar is a crucial region for Cannabis. An ancient centre of biodiversity and a historic centre of production, long prior to the Hippie Trail era, Kandahar was exporting charas (hashish) south to what are now Pakistan and India.
In the late ’60s the city of Kandahar became a stop on the Hippie Trail. Most famously, the Brotherhood of Eternal Love began exporting hashish from here to America. In 1971, the Harvard ethnobotanist Richard Evans Schultes undertook an expedition to the region at the request of the Brotherhood. In the deserts of the province, he formulated his concept of Cannabis indica as a distinct species unique to Afghanistan.
These Kandahari seeds are a reproduction of the original accession made in 2019. Viability tested at 100%, but allow up to two weeks for seedlings to show.
Kandahar Regular Cannabis Seeds by Afghan Selection
Kandahar cannabis seeds by Afghan Selection is one of the latest of 2 releases from this genuine Afghani weed seed company who have been long celebrated for their work in sourcing weed seeds for the genuine landrace Afghan cannabis from across Afghanistan. These seeds are regulars and for a limited time only come in packs of 15 as opposed to the regular 12s.
The Kandahar is one of the latest landrace cannabis strains offered by Afghan Selection native to the Kandahar region in the south of the country. Growers operating in a legal environment can often expect abundant yields and dense cola’s that typically produce pungent musky aromas; studded with oily and earthy scents as opposed to the fruity, nutty terpene profiles that are more commonplace in the north of the country. This cultivar is well-known for producing ‘black hash‘ that has long been a tradition in the country’s hashish production and is still made in tons every year. The genetics in this landrace lend a hand in the plants growing bushy with dark broad leaves that tend to be significantly shorter and denser than most afghan landraces.
Notwithstanding their natural growing environment, these genetics are equally well suited to indoor growing techniques but they are likely to be more resilient to the elements than the majority of hybrids.
Due to the nature of landraces, all Afghan Selections genetics are Indica dominant cultivars that provide potent sedative effects.
Afghan Selection is the only cannabis seed company on PureSativa based in Afghanistan, and Afghanistan is home to Afghanica cannabis meaning this is the only place on our site to buy true Afghanistan Landraces. With their knowledge of cannabis, their close relationship with the geography of Afghanistan, the Afghan Selection team has curated an array of true landrace cannabis from every angle of this fascinating country. Intense, dark, dank indica strains with incredible hashy terpene profiles are always cherished at the Puresativa family, and we are beyond excited to provide authentic Afghani cannabis seeds for sale to our customers.