Afghan is a very popular indica that delivers a heavy-bodied high. It forms large, fragrant blossoms known for their powers of relaxation. Its high resin content makes it a “go-to” choice for the stressed-out person looking to unwind. Users report feeling strong body highs, while growers boast that it’s a very easy strain to grow, even for beginners.
||Up to 20%
||Easy to grow
||Indoors or sunny climate
||16 to 21 oz per 3x3ft
|Taste & Smell
||Earthy | Herbal | Pungent | Spicy | Sweet | Woody
||Euphoric | Happy | Hungry | Relaxed | Sleepy
||Depression | Headaches | Insomnia | Pain | Stress
Afghan Strain Origins
The Afghan indica strain roots can be traced to the area near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border known as the Hindu Kush mountain range.
Derived from the landrace parent strain known as Afghani, it’s native to both Pakistan and the mountains of Afghanistan. It’s traditionally cultivated to produce a potent hash.
Over centuries, this strain has been developed, redeveloped and perfected to create one of the most relaxing strains on the market. It’s the ultimate source for sticky black Afghani hash, charas, and other hashish. Afghan kush buds develop into huge flowers, with really nice nuggets filled with powerful resin.
Growing Afghan Seeds
This strain is typically easy to grow, even for beginners. That’s because the seeds of Afghan strains take on characteristics of strong, wild plants. This makes them more resilient, so they’re able to resist nature’s hazardous elements. The Afghan strain is known for its ability to adapt to changing environments.
We guarantee that your seeds will sprout and advise reading our germination instructions for guaranteed results.
These are feminized seeds. Female plants, contrary to male plants, are the ones that actually produce weed. They start flowering when they receive less light per day, i.e. in the Fall, or when you manipulate the light cycle indoors.
These pure indica seeds produce bushy plants that grow indoors to just about 60 centimeters high but they can grow into fat bushes when grown outdoors.
Afghan kush produces a bushy, leafy type of cannabis plant. So, it’s recommended that growers prune and trim each plant regularly. You need to remove any unwanted, yellowing leaves and dead foliage. This will help the plant to grow to be a healthy source of buds for relaxing consumption.
Afghan seeds are perfect for growing both indoors and outdoors.
Because these plants grow well both indoors and outdoors, they can flourish in just about any climate.
Flowering periods for the Afghan marijuana strain when grown inside is about 8-10 weeks. Harvesting of outside plants takes place in October at the latest.
Feeding Afghan Plants
Bergman's Marijuana Fertilizers will help your Afghan flourish each step of your grow. Be sure to get the correct NPK nutrients so you maximize the results fo your yield.
This sturdy, bushy cannabis plant is very resistant to diseases, molds, and pests that commonly affect growing marijuana.
If you want to be sure your plants are well protected from molds and bugs, our marijuana protector sets go well with even the most resilient of strains.
Flowering & Yield
Each plant is known to produce an abundance of yielding buds.
Expect your Afghan plants to flower 8 to 10 weeks when growing indoors.
When growing Afghan kush, expect to yield big, fat, sticky buds. The potency is so high, you’ll be able to see the heavy load of THC crystals infused in each one.
Afghan can yield almost 14 ounces per 3x3ft under the right circumstances. Even more so when growing outside with sunny weather.
Experiencing The Afghan Strain
Afghan Kush cannabis strain is ideal for busy marijuana lovers. Although the body high is strong, you’ll still be able to function mentally so you can continue your daily life as normal. These are some of the positive effects of the Afghan strain of marijuana:
For those not used to consuming indica, this could be a really potent strain. Those should use the Afghan weed sparingly. It is well-known for its “munchies” effects but, like a lot of strains, can lead to dry eyes and cottonmouth. Be sure to have some water or soda at the ready to keep yourself hydrated.
As always, keep headaches and dizziness at bay simply by pacing yourself if you're not a frequent user.
Do you know someone so stubborn they refuse to relax? Maybe you’re that overly stressed-out person? Well, Afghani brings fun to the game, even for the stubbornly stressed. This marijuana strain activates the happy chemicals inside you, creating a euphoric state that can be enjoyed for quite a while. Be prepared for the giggles, because this strain brings on the laughs!
The relaxing effects of Afghan kush don’t hit hard, quickly and all of a sudden. Instead, the euphoria tends to settle in slowly. You’re left feeling all tingly inside, with nothing but positive thoughts going through your mind. Users lose themselves in a state of happiness and peace. In time, you’ll find yourself drifting off into a blissful slumber, with all the stress and bothers lifted right off your shoulders.
Afghan Taste & Smell
If you’re looking for a cannabis strain with a fragrantly rich, earthy taste, Afghan kush is it. As soon as the aroma is released, there’s an instant appeal. Its potent aroma comes with a floral, sweet note that helps to heighten your high. Many boast of the interesting, exotic experience from Afghan, as the aroma is often cut with a touch of spice.
Afghan's taste is really smooth, and easy on your lungs. So, the coughing is limited. The inhale is creamy, with a back note of woody pine. It’s infused with herbal notes, which you can taste instantly. This indica comes with a pungent, earthy flavor, and leaves a taste of spiciness behind after exhaling.
Some of the taste and aromas associated with this strain are:
Afghan THC and CBD levels
The Afghan marijuana plant has a fairly high CBD level, and its THC level is significantly high as well.
Uses for Afghan Marijuana
Afghan, being an indica strain, can commonly be seen as a sedative strain. People suffering from painful ailments like cramps, PMS and headaches may be able to benefit from Afghan.
Seeing that Afghan is quite munchie-inducing, people suffering from a lack of appetite may experience they are helped by consuming this strain.
The same goes for anyone experiencing stress or trouble sleeping. Afghani marijuana descendants are quite heavy indicas which help relax and make you sleepy.
Buy Afghan Seeds
You can buy Afghan seeds per separate pack of 5, 10 or 20 seeds.
But if you like Afghan, you will love the Persian Mix Pack too. This is a heavily discounted combination deal including Hindu Kush and Pure Indica.
When you buy Afghan seeds we offer:
- Discreet shipping and handling
- Free shipping to the U.S. and Europe
- Free shipping to Australia and NZ for orders above $150 USD
- Guaranteed arrival of your order
- Guaranteed germination of your seeds
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