This easy to grow strain is one of the most popular. It is of medium height and produces good yields quite quickly. It is an extremely strong smoke, and in turn has a very strong odour. The name was given not out of any idea of violence, but more in association with the ‘one hit wonder’ that the smoke is. These plants have a short flowering period for a sativa, producing compact, not too leafy buds that gleam with a coat of resin crystals.
Ak47 a sandy coloured Sativa dominant strain that is a combination of four different strains; Colombia (Sativa), Thai (Sativa) Mexico (Sativa), and Afghanistan (Indica). Ak47 is known for the uplifting and euphoric mind state it leaves its users with and has been commonly reported to increase creativity and stimulation sensitivity, making music and other activities more enjoyable. The high has a long duration and would be a perfect strain for smoking during the day time.
Medically the strain is commonly used for mood disorders like depression and bipolar disorder and has been very effective treating anxiety. It has also been successfully used among chronic pain suffers and Insomniacs.
AK47 is 65% Sativa and 35% Indica with CBD levels that can reach up to 1.5%. It is an old strain with a long lineage that can maybe be traced back to the 1970s. The plants itself can grow very tall with dark sandy coloured buds covered in crystals and orange/red hairs. The flowering time is 8-9 weeks and the plants can yield up to 500g/m2.