Whatever your reasons for growing landrace seeds are, make sure to enjoy the journey.
Originating from deep in northern reaches of Afghanistan, Mazar-I-Sharif is a stone indica landrace strain famous for its potency.
Before marijuana cultivation ever became a thing, landrace cannabis strains were natively growing all around the world in places like the Himalayas, Jamaican fields, and Thai jungles. In fact, landrace varieties still grow wild in those places.
Growing out a rare landrace strain is great and all, but what if the difficulty and yield aren’t worth your time?
#1 Afghani aka Afghani Kush
As a top-tier indica, Alien Technology is for anyone who loves hashy bud with a deep, meditative indica body stone. Obsoul33t’s genetics have won at Cannabis Cup competitions and are extremely prized by industry titans like the Jungle Boys.
Wouldn’t it be cool to grow the original strains behind your favorite hybrids? The lemon rind, strawberry, and blueberry aromas found in certain hybrids come from landrace lineage.
The difficulty in selecting them is that many of them haven’t been stabilized into seed form, and those that have are often so exotic they can be hard to find.
The 10 Best Landrace Seeds to Grow At Home
While strains like Wedding Cake taste, smell, and look incredible, few can answer which landrace strains reside in its distant lineage. Interestingly enough, hyped hybrids being sold in Los Angeles dispensaries are mainly phenotypes of plants that grow, to this day, in the wilds of Afghan hillsides.
Moreover, extract artists love it for the massive amounts of sugar produced on the harvested buds, which is why Durban Poison is often found in concentrate form.
These pure strains will bring amazing memories to smokers from the 60s/70s, since at that time this was the type of marijuana normally available on the market.
Most landrace genetics are then 100% Sativa or 100% Indica, although there are some exceptions. Normally, pure or landrace cannabis strains often include their country or region of origin in their name. Examples: Hindu Kush (Indica), Acapulco Gold (Sativa), Panama 74 (Sativa), etc.
Pure cannabis strains (also called landraces or purebreds) have developed in its natural environment and has never been crossed with any other strain but inbred through many, many generations. These varieties are very stable and present very few variations – if any – from one plant to another.
Pure strains have the advantage of offering very original flavors and effects, pretty different of those from today’s hybrids, which often contain the same genetic basis (Skunk, Haze, etc.).
Landrace cannabis strains
Here you’ll find a list with all the pure marijuana strains from our catalog. We also include in this category those varieties created from crosses between two and three pure genetics.