Strain variety

Durban Poison, the brain strain

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Durban poison is a supple but very vigorous Sativa

This pure sativa from South Africa is native to the port city of Durban. Renowned for its spicy smell and taste, this strain is gaining popularity around the world for its energizing and stimulating effects. Durban Poison is the perfect strain to help keep you productive during a busy day.

Those involved in cultivation can distinguish strains defined as “local breeds” or “heritage varieties”. The term “heirloom varieties” refers to a small group of species in our case Durban Poison which has survived naturally in its original geographic space and has achieved genetic stability.

A brain strain to give creativity

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

Terpenic profile

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

Although this is pure sativa (normally), most releases end pretty quickly and don't stretch like crazy. Many claim that the real South African 'poison' of Durban is very racy and ends after 120 days, but this is not the case for the versions available as Afropips and African Seeds seeds which seem to be the most. long to complete.

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Note to the grower

Durban was known and loved in Holland as it was one of the few sativas that could end up outdoors. The short flowering versions are suitable for northern climates and grow very tall outdoors. Most varieties are completely manageable indoors, 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.

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Growers and concentrate lovers alike will appreciate the oversized resin glands that make this strain a quality choice for extracting concentrates. The buds are round and coarse, leaving a thick layer of trichomes on almost every part of the plant.

Durban Poison is a tall and respectable plant. It has proud green leaves that extend from a center full of buds, orange and icy pistils with THC-rich trichomes. Its scent is that of pine, lemon and spices, the natural scent of many pure and local varieties. It has packed all the powerful and therapeutic cannabinoids and terpenes it can into its leaves and buds in order to survive the competition from the diversity of its harsh environment adopted.

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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 brainchild of its South African homeland located in the city of Durban, a bustling port city. She was discovered by an avid breeder and imported to the United States in the 70s. Her genetics, pure Sativa, give her an ability to stimulate the imagination while producing an energetic and euphoric high. This strain came from an environment under the African sun, so it needs a lot of sunlight.

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

Durban Poison thrives best in conditions that mimic its African homeland, with plenty of sun. Adding elements nutritious additional grounding can improve performance.

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

Durban Poison can be used with both edible and smoked foods. When using weed as an edible, make sure you know the THC content. As this is a highly stimulating strain, you probably don't want to overdose on spacecake. With edibles, the effects will set in much slower and last much longer.

This weed is also suitable for vaporizers make sure you get a compatible vape whether it's for vaporizing flower, resin or wax dabbing

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