Durban Poison Genetics
Durban Poison takes its name from the South African port town. It is known to have African roots, coming from an almost pure sativa African landrace parent x with an unknown indica. First brought to Amsterdam and the U.S. in the 70’s, it was carefully inbred and not hybridized. It is loved now among growers and tokers alike for its consistent, Thai-like head-high, potency, and stability.
Durban Poison Effects
Many consumers swear that this is the morning coffee of cannabis. It’s clear-headed, happy and energetic high is comparable to Thai sativas and will be instantly recognizable to sativa lovers. One for productive stoners looking to get a lot done and wanting to feel great while doing it.
Durban Poison Terpene Profile
Durban Poison has a unique flavor. Spicy and a little haze like, with notes of licorice, aniseed, and cloves. Its round, frosty buds smell sweet and earthy at the same time. There seems to be a decent amount of the terpene Pinene in the mix, as you will occasionally get piney overtones too. Her dark green buds, should be dank and resinous and give a nice consistent potency and flavor.
Medical Benefits Durban Poison
Ongoing research has suggested that high THC and low CBD strains may have potential benefits including reducing fatigue and relieving symptoms of Glaucoma. Although thought to be more effective when working together with CBD, THC is also understood to have some pain-relieving properties on its own. Considering this, this high THC strain may also provide some relief from general aches and pains.
How to Grow Durban Poison
Durban Poison likes to have plenty of growing space for her roots, which allows her to grow sturdy side branches that can bear heavy loads. Well adapted to Northern European climes she is hardy to mold and pests. Long and leafy, these plants grow tall and have a characteristically sativa look. Branches are well spaced so harvesting can be relatively easy. However, the colas are long too, with lots of smaller leaves, so that can mean fiddly manicuring. She does well both outdoors and under lights, take care not to over water.