South Africa, blessed with fertile soil, sunny days, and cool nights, is home to several cultivars known for potency and resilience. One particular cultivar, named after the country, hails from this region that also birthed Durban Poison and Power Plant. Like its kins, it is Sativa-dominant with a consistent and uniform morphology. For the consuming pubic, it offers enticing fr...Show more
South Africa, blessed with fertile soil, sunny days, and cool nights, is home to several cultivars known for potency and resilience. One particular cultivar, named after the country, hails from this region that also birthed Durban Poison and Power Plant. Like its kins, it is Sativa-dominant with a consistent and uniform morphology. For the consuming pubic, it offers enticing fragrances of earth and sweet herbs, as well as up to 24% THC.
This rare cultivar has enlivening daytime effects, fueling enthusiasts plowing through a busy schedule. Considered the espresso of cannabis varieties, it provides an energizing high that no fatigue or pain can hinder. It also powers creative thinking and inspires productivity. Plus, the flower delivers a euphoric kick that hushes the symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression.
The exceptional yet uncommon South African is now made available through Homegrown Cannabis Co. Its regular seeds mature into incredibly sturdy plants with a 50/50 male to female ratio. The ladies that spring flowers fast compared to other Sativas and are robust, making the endeavor swifter and more straightforward. Most importantly, it produces heavy yields, ensuring all efforts pay off in the end.
South African buds are a thing of beauty. These medium-to-large nugs, tapered like a Sativa, are dense like an Indica. With a thick coating of frosty white trichomes, the forest green flowers offset by fiery orange pistils shimmer in potency.
If these beautiful nugs are desired, then ensure that no males can pollinate the females. A pack of regular seeds from Homegrown Cannabis Co. produces 50% males. Therefore, it is critical to determine the males early on and separate or get rid as soon as possible to prevent pollination.
During the flowering period, this plant is likely to need support. Its exceptionally long and huge apical cola can get heavy, threatening to break the very stem that carries it. Scrogging addresses this issue while also boosting the yield potential and keeping the flora smaller. As for the foliage, due to its wide internodal spacing and slender leaves, moisture buildup is rarely an issue. That is because its structure can cater to ample airflow and light penetration.
South African prospers in organic soil mix, coco coir, as well as hydroponic systems. It grows very well outdoors, especially in warm and semi-humid environments. In places such as Southern Europe, California, and Australia, the plant can produce 500 to 600 grams per plant. The harvest should be ready by late September to early October in the northern lights.
When growing indoors, the use of LED lights is recommended. Also, set the temperature around 21 to 26°C while the RH level must be adjusted according to the life stage it is in. The ideal humidity must be about 55–70% during the vegetative phase, and 40–50% come early flowering period. With suitable grow conditions and techniques in play, 400 to 600 grams per square meter can be achieved after fruiting for only 7 to 9 weeks.
The scent and taste of South African is a reminder that it is a gift of nature to the cannabis community. Its pungent earthiness is like cultivated soil after a rainfall, also known as petrichor. There are sweet and woodsy undertones as well that give additional facets to its odor and flavor profile.
South African is a consumer's partner against lethargy. It delivers a euphoric high that instantly uplifts the spirit. As the mind further bathes in the cerebral influence of the bud, brain clutters, and cobwebs are washed away, leaving mental clarity and enhanced focus. Physically, a palpable enlivening sensation will keep the body mobile just as its minimal but ample amount of calming qualities prevent users from becoming hyperactive.
The mentioned effects improve productivity, all the while keeping the mood vibrant. Note that this cultivar slightly amplifies human sensory perception, making almost everything in the surroundings more stimulating. New ideas and inspirations will also permeate the mind. It will motivate artistic individuals to get creative and help them overcome the artist's block. Chattiness and a feeling of ease will manifest, too.
In moderate dosages, the 'additional' effects should merge with the active cerebral high without disorienting. Mild cases of cottonmouth and dry eyes, of course, can be experienced. Overindulging, on the other hand, may put one on edge, possibly causing lightheadedness, anxiety, or paranoia.
Made available by Homegrown Cannabis Co in an unenhanced form, South African is an easy to cultivate Sativa. The exceptional yet uncommon dame finishes flowering in as fast as 7 to 9 weeks. It is naturally robust but will need support for its massive colas, which can amount to an accumulated weight of 400 to 600 grams (indoors) and 500 to 600 grams (outdoors).
Apart from the heavy yields, the rare plant also produces enlivening daytime effects that are ideal for plowing through a busy schedule. It is the espresso of cannabis varieties, providing a body high that crushes fatigue and chronic pain. It also boosts creative thinking and productivity. In addition, the bud delivers a profound sense of euphoria that mitigates stress, anxiety, and depression.