Balkhi is a pure Afghani land-race from the hashish epicentre of Northern Afghanistan - Balkh - at a latitude of 36°N. Various-sized plants are produced ranging in height from 100 cm - 300 cm.
Its is suitable for cultivation in all environments, even indoors. The smaller, semi-dwarf, plants tend to be almost spherical in structure. As is common in this part of the world, pheno-types can vary from either narrow to very broad-leaved emphasising the confusion in categorising plants as either sativa or indica regionally. These highly-resinous plants also vary in cannabinoid profile with some being very high in THC and THCV while others can to be CBD-dominant.
Northern hemisphere harvests will be in the month of October. Variable and intense terpene profiles produce a wide range of scents and flavours including lime, citrus, pine, sandalwood and even burnt rubber. This is a smaller strain than Real Seeds' Mazar-i-Sharif and would provide an excellent breeding strain as well as being essential for collector's.
About The Real Seed Company
"We have the best selection of genuine straight-from-the-source traditional cannabis strains on the web. That means they are open pollinated, so you are going to get a lot of diversity in each strain, as well as vigour”. - The Real Seed Company
The Real Seed Company is a group of collectors dedicated to releasing traditional connoisseur cannabis cultivars in their pure, un-hybridised form. Global ecology has reached crisis point, and cannabis is no exception: the biodiversity of one of the world's most ancient crop plants is now under serious threat.
Founded in 2007 in response to the damage being inflicted on top-end cannabis cultivars by prohibition, The Real Seed Company has taken an unprecedented step in the history of cannabis seed banks by offering an extensive and open catalogue of rare and authentic heirloom cannabis varieties that can be owned by everyone. They have been documenting their journey in trying to find rare strains direct from their source.
All of their lines are fully authentic ganja, charas and hashish cultivars from the ancient heartlands of cannabis culture. With a wide range of varieties from high CBD potential genepools for medical users and breeders, and fine representatives of renowned high THC ganja and charas lines from legendary regions like Kerala, Thailand and Mazar-i-Sharif, The Real Seed Company catalogue is already unparalleled - and it's growing all the time.
As the germination and cultivation of Cannabis sativa L without a license is illegal in most countries all of their seeds come in collectible protective packaging which is well suited to long term storage through refrigeration, the best method to preserve this invaluable plant seed and maintain these ancient lines for a saner post-prohibition future. Buy The Real Seed Company seeds from Seedsman with confidence.
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