Johaar is a Himalayan landrace cannabis strain that was collected from the Johaar Valley in the eastern Kumaon region of Nepal at a latitude of 29°N. It is traditionally used for making resin (hand-rubbed charas), fibre for textiles as well as seed production.
Johaar bears similarities to the variety that The Real Seed Company has previously offered as Kumaoni. It is completely unadulterated by exogenous strains and as such can be regarded as a pure landrace. It is a vigorous-growing and hardy strain that can grow to a height of up to 400 cm. tall and which features long inter-nodal length between flowering sites. Local harvest will be during October and outside of its regional home it should be cultivated either outdoors or in a greenhouse to afford extra protection at higher latitudes.
Its "hashy" scent is characterised by floral notes which include lemon. The effect is extremely euphoric , a trait that is common with Himalayan ganja. Traditional cannabis at its best.
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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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