Durban poison is a supple but very vigorous Sativa

This pure sativa from South Africa's local variety is native to the port city of Durban. Renowned for its spicy aroma and taste, this strain is gaining popularity worldwide for its energizing and stimulating effects. Durban Poison is the perfect strain to help you stay productive during a busy day.

People involved in the culture can distinguish strains defined as "local breeds" or "heritage varieties". The term "heritage varieties" refers to a small group of species in our case the Durban Poison that has naturally survived in its original geographical area and has achieved genetic stability.

A brain strain to give creativity

Durban is an excellent source of brain energy with a set of clear and functional effects that stimulates creativity, sociability and overall mood. Very energetic, it is considered one of the purest and most widely available sativa varieties on the market. True South African Durbans are known to be extremely racy and psychedelic in their limitations, but the Dutch versions circulating on the market (sometimes crossed with Skunk for stability) lose some of this advantage. The main medicinal benefits are energy, appetite stimulation, migraine relief and antinauséeuses.

Terpenic profile

Reminiscent of anise it has a very distinct blend of sweet and spicy smells: fennel, anise, orange, lemon and pine, making it the favorite of many dispensary patients as well as connoisseurs.

Although it's a pure sativa (normally), most versions end rather quickly and do not stretch like crazy. Many claim that the true South African "poison" of Durban is very racy and ends after 120 days, but this is not the case for the versions available in seed form Afropips and African Seeds that seem to be the most long to finish.

Note to the grower

Durban was known and appreciated in Holland because it was one of the few sativas to finish outside. Short flowering versions are adapted to northern climates and grow very high outdoors. Most varieties are totally manageable inside, especially with the method SCROG. The harvest time for Durban Poison grown outdoors is between the last days of September and the first days of October.

Growers and concentrates will appreciate the oversized resin glands that make this strain a quality choice for concentrate extraction. The buds are round and coarse, and leave a thick layer of trichomes on almost all parts of the plant.

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Durban Poison is a tall and respectable plant. It has proud green leaves that extend from a center full of buds, orange and glossy pistils with trichomes rich in THC. Its scent is that of pine, lemon and spices, the natural scent of many pure and local varieties. He has packaged all the potent and therapeutic cannabinoids and terpenes he can into his leaves and buds in order to survive the competition from the diversity of his rigorous adopted environment.

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Durban Poison can take between nine and ten weeks to bloom and be ready for a profitable harvest

The DP strain is a tall, strong plant that is resistant to mold, to insects harmful, mites, bacteria, viruses and many types of fungi and mechanical damage.

Origins, genetics, history

Durban Poison is the fruit of its South African homeland located in the city of Durban, a vibrant port city. She was discovered by a passionate breeder and imported to the United States in the 70 years. Its genetics, pure Sativa, give it a capacity to stimulate the imagination while producing an energetic and euphoric effect. This strain came from an environment under the African sun, so it needs a lot of sun.

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Indoor growers often choose to grow Durban Poison with methods hydroponic. Flowering can take up to ten weeks. The producer can expect 350 grams of Sativa per square meter. This powerful plant will be a profitable addition to any grower's repertoire. However, it grows better outdoors.

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Durban Poison grows best in conditions that mimic his African homeland, with plenty of sunshine. Adding elements nutritious additional grounding can improve performance.

Durban Poison is the ultimate weed to lighten your morale on slow days. His burst of euphoria will lift you without lowering you. Some use it as a pick like a good cup of coffee. The energy you earn will not tire you. This can be a great way to increase your productivity, especially when performing creative tasks during an art activity or an experience to share with friends. This herb will put you at ease socially and will make you more thoughtful and articulate.

Durban Poison can be used as well with foods groceries than smoked. When using grass as an edible product, make sure you know THC content. As this is a highly stimulating variety, you probably do not want to take an overdose of spacecake. With edible products, the effects will settle much more slowly and will last much longer.

This weed is also suitable for vaporizers make sure to get a compatible spray whether to spray the flower, resin or wax dabbing

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