Cannabis strains originate from all around the world, and South American is a classification for indigenous varieties or landraces that grow in South America. South American climate and latitude mean these strains grow like classic sativas. These plants usually have a THC level of above 10% and a CBD level much lower.
Strain Flavour: Ammonia
Named similarly to landraces such as Hawaiian or Thai, North American is a strain classification for any cannabis growing in North America. Landraces from this region can display as sativa or indica phenotypes given the wide variety of climates. Closer to the equator, North American sativas are more likely to flourish while indicas are usually past 30 degrees latitude.
Bust out the Hawaiian shirt and drop the top on the convertible, Magnum PI is the strain that will have you reliving your glory days. Its genetics origins are unknown, but it is thought to bred by Seahorse Gardens near the Puget Sound. Magnum PI is a energetic blend that provides a clear-headed buzz ideal for outdoor activities.
Think a jackrabbit with antelope horns is just an urban legend? Well you’re right…but the Jackalope cannabis strain is for real. Jackalope is a sativa-dominant strain that crosses Chocolate x Black Jack. The strain is uplifting and energizing in its effects which melts into relaxation as time passes. Jackalope has a decadent aroma filled with notes of berry and chocolate.
The early bird gets the worm. The Early Pearl gets you high! This strain is bred by Sensi Seeds and can be grown inside or out with a flowering cycle of just over two months. Buds are sturdy and tough like an indica, but effects are all sativa, all the time. “Early” is the key word in Early Pearl, as this sweet, tea-flavored strain is perfect for those who like to wake and bake.
Looking to get wrecked? Destroyer is a pure sativa that will annihilate you in the best possible way. Despite being a CBG, this high THC strain offers seasoned users frosty, trichome-covered buds with psychoactive effects. CannaBiogen took over seven years to develop this potent sativa, which is the genetic descendant of a Colombian/Mexican cross and Meao Thai. Even seasoned users should enjoy this sweetly fragrant, lavendar flavored missile one hit at a time, or risk being totally slayed.
Buh-bye Zaire, it’s the Congo now! Congo by Ace Seeds is the descendant of two crossed Congolese buds: Congo #3 and Bangi Congo for a whole lot of Congo goodness. Sativa genes and cerebral Kush genetics results in meditative introspection punctuated with a perma-grin. Flavored with ammonia and tropical fruits with notes of berries.
Catfish isn’t pretending to be anything it’s not. Why should it? This sativa won first prize at the High Times Michigan Medical Cannabis Cup in 2014. Earthy, woody flavors with notes of tobacco make this pungent bud a pleasure.
Clean out the litter box. Cat Piss, the vile sounding and ammonia scented strain, has shed its identity as a clone-only strain of Super Silver Haze. Often crossed with various stray strains it has contributed to both indica and sativa mixes. These days, Cat Piss is an uplifting sativa with notes of pine cutting through the stench. Don’t let the name scare you off!
Who in the world am i? Ah, that’s the great puzzle. Alice in Wonderland is a sativa strain that will have you feeling as mad as a hatter in the very best sense. Word is that this strain is a descendent of Willy’s Wonder, with therpaeutic qualities that relieve depression and anxiety. An excellent bud for outdoor exploration and creative endeavors, whether its through the looking glass or down the rabbit hole.