Durban Poison Strain 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 Strain Terpene Profile
Durban Poison’s terpene content gives it a unique flavour. Spicy and a little Haze like, with notes of liquorice, 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 flavour.
Durban Poison Strain 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.
Medical Benefits Durban Poison Strain
The medium to high THC level of Durban Poison (from Dutch Passion) means that it is a good strain for those looking for the pain-relieving properties of the cannabinoid without the anxiety-inducing feelings sometimes experienced with very strong strains. Its motivating effects may also be a useful aid for those combating fatigue or symptoms of depression. Durban Poison’s balance of therapeutic effects and stimulating high may also be helpful for those looking to relieve the pain of headaches or tired muscles during working hours.
How to Grow Durban Poison Seeds
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.