After toking AK-47 in the early 90s in the coffee shops of Amsterdam. Some believe that’s where the name came from. Others think it’s named after the popularity of the AK-47 assault rifle with the military forces of the countries where the four mother plants of this cultivar originate.Although the roots of the name remain a mystery, the uplifting high and euphoric calm of this ...Show more
After toking AK-47 in the early 90s in the coffee shops of Amsterdam. Some believe that’s where the name came from. Others think it’s named after the popularity of the AK-47 assault rifle with the military forces of the countries where the four mother plants of this cultivar originate.
Although the roots of the name remain a mystery, the uplifting high and euphoric calm of this strain does not. Users always come back for more of what this alluring cultivar has to offer.
These marijuana seeds are a magical combination of Columbian, Afghani, Thai, and Mexican varieties first bred in 1992. The THC content of AK-47 feminized weed isn’t exceptionally high at 18% by modern standards. Still, the unique terpene profile certainly gets you going, and 18% isn’t weak by any stretch of the imagination.
First created in 1992 and later upgraded in 1999 to produce more uniform cannabis seeds, AK-47 is a legend on the cannabis scene. By forcing female plants to produce pollen chemically, and then pollinating other female plants with that pollen, feminized plants are created. The marijuana seeds from feminized plants have almost no risk of being male.
With 16 awards to its name, AK-47 feminized is one of the most coveted strains available. In 2003, an indica phenotype of the strain was voted the second-best indica on the planet. In the High Time Cannabis Cup in 1999, a sample of AK-47 was found to contain 21.5% THC, the highest that year.
By choosing to buy AK-47 feminized seeds you eliminate the risk of growing male plants, which can save you a lot of weeding out later. These feminized seeds are on the sativa side of the spectrum. You don’t lose anything on yield when compared to regular seeds. This particular strain is highly productive and capable of producing a ridiculous number of flowers.
If you’re looking for something to make you more aware and alert, but you don’t want to rule out the potential of spending a few hours fused to the couch, then AK-47 feminized might be for you.
So what can you expect from these marijuana seeds? When enjoying AK-47 buds, almost immediately you can feel a euphoric rush which tends to hang around for a while. The effects are intense, so beware if you’re new to cannabis.
AK-47 feminized weed can act as a fantastic herbal pick-me-up and leaves users feeling ecstatic. The euphoria which sets in will have you feeling warm and at ease while still enjoying the energetic effects of this magnificent cultivar. The high from AK-47 feminized makes people talkative as well. Stimulate your mind with some AK-47 and open up your creativity.
You might find random thoughts and ideas popping into your head after enjoying a taste of AK-47, and you’ll love sitting back and tuning in to some brainwave radio. Once the sativa rush starts to subside, the indica stone comes creeping in. Working its way out from your head and into the limbs, little waves of relaxation travel throughout your body to calm and soothe.
Users often feel like they’re better off clearing their schedule and enjoying a day in couchlock central. Adverse effects are not commonly reported. They could include feelings of anxiety, paranoia, and a dry mouth and eyes. Some users also reported dizziness and headaches.
AK-47 has a predominantly earthy, diesel scent. The genetic lineage of Thai and Afghani adds some spicy tones to the aroma, while the Columbian influence means a hint of lemon and lime is detectable. Various factors make up the complex and unique bouquet this cultivar has to offer.
AK-47 feminized has a definite skunky smell and taste with some distinct woody flavors. When smoked, AK-47 is rich and thick on the draw, with a smooth, diesel exhale. It also has some sweetness which is only found in the taste, not the smell.
Germination can be challenging if you don’t do it correctly. Follow our step-by-step to ensure your AK-47 feminized seeds always germinate. The process is a little delicate, so we recommend making sure you have everything you need close by and handy before starting:
- You’ll need two pieces of standard kitchen paper towel, a regular dinner plate, a pair of tweezers, and a small amount of either purified, or bottled water.
- Slightly wet the two paper towels. For this process we want the paper towel a bit wet, not soaking.
- Place one of the sheets of kitchen paper onto the dinner plate.
- Distribute your marijuana seeds in a uniform fashion on the kitchen paper. Ideally, the cannabis seeds should have an inch of space between each.
- Cover the paper towel and cannabis seeds with the remaining piece of kitchen paper. You may need to add more water at this point. Just be careful! Aim for moist, not drowning in water.
- If you overdo it with the water, no problem. You can hoist up your paper towel and seed ensemble, and dry any sitting water which might be left on the plate.
- The best place to give your marijuana seeds time to germinate is somewhere not exposed to light, and somewhere quite warm. Think in a cupboard or a drawer for example.
- Keep an eye on your marijuana seeds, make sure the towel doesn’t get dry. You need to wait for anything from 1–5 days for this part of the process.
- As soon as your little weed seeds develop good-looking taproots, they are at the stage for planting.
Be sure to follow our germination guide for the best results. You may void your germination guarantee if you choose another method.
With numerous prestigious awards to her name, AK-47 is one of the most award-winning cultivars on the market. You can see why she’s so popular. AK-47 feminized seeds are much more suited to a third or fourth grow.
AK-47 thrives in a mild, dry climate with a temperature between 68–80°F (20–28°C). The AK-47 cultivar works much better indoors, with regulated humidity. The large buds are susceptible to bud rot, so it’s best to grow indoors. It’s possible to keep the plant as small as 2.5 feet if you need the space.
Outdoor growing works but is more challenging. AK-47 feminized wants a mild climate to grow outdoors and is ready to harvest mid-October. Suitable for soil or hydroponic growing, AK-47 works well using the Sea of Green (SOG) to speed up the overall process.
You can use Screen of Green (SCROG) to really maximize the yield, getting the most out of your plants. Create a nice, even canopy by pruning and topping your plants early on. AK-47 is a particularly stinky plant; make sure you’ve got some decent air filtration to handle that dank stench. We recommend adding extra fans to provide sufficient air circulation.
If she has everything she needs, AK-47 feminized can yield around 15oz per m² grown indoors and up to 22oz per m² outdoors.
AK-47 has a remarkable genetic lineage taking from Afghani, Thai, Mexican, and Columbian cultivars. She comes from three predominantly sativa parents in Columbia, Mexico, and Thai cultivars and an indica in the Afghani cultivar. The lineage of AK-47 feminized gives us about 65% sativa 35% indica makeup, with a THC content of around 18%.
Owing to its parentage, AK-47 has a wonderfully diverse terpene selection that produces the host of beautiful effects this cultivar has to offer. Although she was born in 1992, the genetics were reworked in 1999 so AK-47 would produce more uniform cannabis seeds.
The AK-47 feminized strain quickly delivers an energy boost, and most users report feeling more talkative and aware. AK-47 is excellent for treating anxiety, too. The majority of people also say that AK-47 weed will give you intense feelings of happiness when consumed. It’s just what you need if you’ve had a rough day.
The AK-47 cultivar is incredible at working as an antidepressant and kicking out any stress. AK-47 feminized cannabis is known to help people suffering from nausea and for restoring appetites. Insomniacs also report better nights of sleep after a routine of taking a few hits about an hour before bedtime.
The euphoric feelings mean that AK-47 is also fantastic to help with symptoms of pain. Some of our customers also use AK-47 to treat arthritis and inflammation.
Disclaimer: This medical marijuana information is not advice and should not be treated as such. Please seek professional medical advice.
To avoid shooting yourself in the foot, take a look at some of the most common questions we get asked related to AK-47 feminized seeds.
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The AK-47 cultivar is not suited for beginners due to how sensitive it is. If you want to buy AK-47 feminized seeds, check out some alternatives that are more suited for newbie growers. For beginners looking for something similar, we would recommend Northern Lights autoflower. AK-47 and Northern Lights are both descended from Thai and Afghani.
The Northern Lights strain is easier to manage, but you can still enjoy that energetic, talkative high that AK-47 produces. If you still want to enjoy the uplifting optimism of AK-47, you can also try Girl Scout Cookies feminized. A lot easier for beginners than AK-47, but still with the same tingly high.
Once you’ve got some AK-47 seeds feminized and planted them, the flowering time is 7–8 weeks. 50-60 days. If you’re growing hydroponically, you should expect flowers a bit sooner than that. Under natural light, AK-47 is ready for harvest around mid-October.
If you follow our germination guide you could see taproots in as little as 24 hours. You should allow up to 120 hours for your marijuana seeds to sprout.
AK-47 feminized seeds grow pretty quickly, which makes this a popular strain among growers.
- Germination takes 1–5 days. - You should have seedlings for 1–3 weeks.- The vegetative state finishes around 8 weeks after planting.- The plant needs to flower for 8 weeks which takes us up to 16 weeks in the growth cycle. - We recommend that you allow 6 weeks for the weed to cure properly.
After all that you’re left with a stash of heavenly AK-47.
If you want to know how to grow AK-47 feminized seeds, and you really want to maximize your crop yield, you can’t go wrong with hydroponics. No worries if you’re not set up for hydro. feminized AK-47 seeds grow great in soil and you will still get a sizable crop of a cannabis classic. Using Sea of Green fully exploits the potential yield, maximizing the amount of bud you can grow.
For indoor growers, AK-47 feminized reaches around four feet tall; not too tricky to manage for an indoor setup. If you choose to grow outdoors, the AK-47 cultivar can grow up to six feet tall, possibly the upper limit of what is easily hidden from neighbors.
Here at Homegrown Cannabis Co. we’re more than just a seedbank. We’re part of a huge community of growers and enthusiasts across the USA. To see what AK-47 feminized seeds look like at the start of their life, and what the plant looks like throughout its life cycle, head over to AK-47 feminized Homegrown Diaries.
Now the only question is, where to find AK-47 feminized seeds for sale. Here at Homegrown Cannabis Co. we pride ourselves on providing our customers with the best advice and information to help throughout their growing adventure. Choose from a huge selection of cannabis seeds for some of the most sought-after strains in existence and have them delivered to your door anywhere in the USA.
As with many cultivars, there is both an autoflower version, and a fast version of this very same strain. AK has become something of a family now, and you can find many variations on the original classic.
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