AK-47 is a potent strain created by Serious Seeds. This strain comes with a lineage that grouped 4 strong plants, all having a goal of dominating each other. Leaning more towards sativa, people experienced a broad array of effects. This award-winning strain has been around for over 10 years. AK-47 is an accidental prodigy of Thai, Mexican, Afghani, and Colombian landraces. This strain has allowed people to relax while getting things done. Its THC content is above average.
Overview of AK-47
Created in 1992, AK-47 has won numerous awards including a few in the Cannabis Cup. AK-47 carries a punch bringing up to 20% of THC. Its CBD and CBN are below the average amount reaching 1% for both. Its main terpenes consist of Alpha Pinene and 1.155% Myrcene at 1.259%.
AK-47 is a 65% sativa dominant strain with bright greens leaves surrounding the dense bud. The flower has a purple hue covered with dusty frost crystals and bright orange hairs. The flower itself is a sticky one with resin mainly on the orange hairs.
AK-47 is an incredibly pungent bud that is long-lasting, carrying a sharp scent cut with an earthy sweetness. The flavor combination of earth, sweetness, and floral, leaves the taste buds wondering which flavor they love more. While it can grow both indoors and outdoors, outdoor growing takes a few more steps. Beginners should be wary of dosage.
Potential Positive Effects of AK-47
AK-47 has a balancing effect allowing the users to take in an array amount of feelings. This high comes quick leaving you energetic, but not hyperactive. A soft feel will be the foundation of all the effects. It starts with cerebral euphoria. You may find yourself wanting to talk and laugh with someone else or just wanting to be by yourself enjoying your favorite music. Get creative. As the high continues, it begins to relax the body. Beginners need to know that it could make you sedative especially in high dosages. Because of the balance, it could be used day and evening.
Potential Negative Effects of AK-47
AK-47 may inspire adverse effects to include dry eyes, dizziness, paranoia, and headaches.
Lineage of AK-47
The Afghani landrace originated in the mountains of Afghanistan. The dark green Indica plants are covered in white crystals and have an average of 22% THC. It's pure indica and typically used to make hash since it comes exceptionally resinous.
It takes about 55-65 days to grow Afghani indoors yielding, ultimately yielding 16-20oz per square meter. Outdoor plants need to be harvested by Late September to mid-October yielding 20oz+ per plant. It's easy to grow in warm and sunny outdoor climate and is resistant to common molds and mildew.
The heritage of Thai is South East Asian. It's a full sativa marijuana strain carrying anywhere from 14% to 24% THC and contains .1% CBD. If grown indoors, allowing 9 to 11 weeks before harvesting is best practiced. Outdoors, it needs to be harvested in late October. They grow tall and are resistant to molds and mildew. Outdoor yields 13oz per square meters while indoors growth yields 11oz per square ft. Best grown in dry and hot tropical climate.
Colombian Gold is a vintage strain whose popularity peaked in the 70s and again recently. THC levels in this strain reportedly test above 19%, so it's relatively potent. It's genetically cloned since its seeds are a rarity. If grown outdoors, it must be with daytime temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees and consistent warm climate with partial humidity. Those cultivating in homes usually need to pull the leaves from its mature male plant. While Colombian Gold grows, it can become extraordinarily pungent so growing inside would need odor control methods.
Not much is known about the strain other that it's from a Mexican landrace, its results are high sativa.
AK-47 is for easy to moderate growers. It can be grown outdoors and indoors with hydroponic systems, soil, and greenhouses being great vehicles. It grows medium height resulting in a high yield. Serious Seeds recommends a 5-10 day vegetation period from clones for maximum return. It has a below average growing time and must be done in sunny and dry weather. Because of its pungent odor, it is recommended that AK-47 be grown indoors.
Flowering indoors takes 56-64 days yielding 14oz per square meters. Plants grown outdoors need to be harvested by the end of October producing 14oz per plant. The more experienced you are, the more potential for a higher yield. This plant is prone to mold and needs good ventilation growing indoors.
Where to Find AK-47
This strain is popular on the West Coast, including Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Montana, but you can find some spots in Colorado that sell them.