Synonyms: AFGHANI #1, AFFIE
AFGHAN cannabis variety
- Afghan, or also known as Afghani #1 or Affie.
- Afghan came from northwestern Afghanistan to California and the Netherlands in the 1970’s.
- Varieties are cultivated to extract hashish.
- Nearly all indicas have Affie as an ancestor.
- Affie is among the few true kush varieties of cannabis (true hash plant).
- High-quality Afghan cannabis produces large amounts of psychoactive resin content.
- True Afghan produces heavy, very stinky, greasy dried-flower clusters.
- Dense trichome coverage even on smaller leaves (in general, Afghan is not tightly trimmed as other cannabis varieties are in order to preserve the trichomes.
- Gastrointestinal issues
Pure broad-leafleted indica
Cannabis indica ssp. afghanica.
Most likely developed in the nineteenth century.
- Bubba Kush
- Hindu Kush
- LA Confindential
- Purple Afghani
EASE OF CULTIVATION:
Easy. Little mold resistance, climate control and humidity are important to successful cultivation. Outdoors it an be harvested in mid-October. Indoors, it has a 55-day flowering time.
Distinct smell of skunk or spice
- Has a very strong and unpleasant taste or smell
- Spicy, hashy smoke
- Slightly tart when vaporized
- Approximately 17% THC, with certain phenotypes over 20%
- Very low CBD content
- Occasionally produce THCV in addition to THC
DURATION OF EFFECTS:
Long-lasting effects, except for THCV.
Excellent-has a general numbing effect at moderate doses.
Slight stimulation, except at micro-doses