Afghani strain is a sweet smelling landrace plant that originated in the Afghan mountains. This pure-breed strain is a heavily resonated flower that is popular for its strong and pure sedative effects that have served many consumers in the medical and recreational cannabis scene.
|Sativa/Indica %||Indoor Yield||Outdoor Yield||Flowering Period|
|0% / 100%||16oz/ m2||21oz/ plant||7 – 8 weeks indoors, late September to early October outdoors.|
Afghani is a heavy-bodied pure indica that is from the deep Hindu Kush mountains of Afghanistan. This supreme landrace strain is the root strain for many legendary modern strains, and it continues to dominate the scene as one of the most sought after landrace strains available today.
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This flower is heavily crystallized, making it not only an attractive variant in effects but also in its physical beauty. Afghani is a pungent yet sweet strain that is also responsible for the breeding of top-notch strains such as LA Confidential, Amnesia Haze and Northern Lights.
Information about Afghani:
|EFFECTS||relaxed – 10|
sleepy – 9
euphoric – 6
hungry – 6
happy – 5
|ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)||dry mouth – 10|
dizzy – 4
dry eyes – 3
headache – 2
paranoid – 1
|FRAGRANCE||earthy, floral, pungent, sweet|
|FLAVORS||earthy, pungent, pine, sweet, spicy, herbal|
|MEDICAL||stress – 10|
insomnia – 9
lack of appetite – 6
pain – 6
depression – 5
|FLOWERING TIME INDOORS||7-8 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS||late September to early October|
|THC CONTENT %||17%|
|INDICA / SATIVA %||100% INDICA|
|INDOOR YIELD||16oz/ m2|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||21oz/ plant|
|CLIMATE||warm and sunny Mediterranean outdoor climate|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||resistant to common molds and mildew|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
Afghani is a pure indica strain, making it a strong smoke that offers up an intense physical high. This plant is highly sedative, making you feel relaxed and in the mood to kick up your feet and find a quiet moment when you can unwind and free yourself from heavy thoughts.
You can be sure your eyelids will start to feel heavy, especially when you smoke a lot of this plant. Afghani is an ideal nighttime strain, due to its strong body high, and is best for when you have nothing important to do, and have no heavy machinery that needs to be operated.
Afghani will most definitely induce a case of the munchies, making you crave for all sorts of snacks, with an appetite that will be difficult to suppress. This Indica will make you feel happy and euphoric, making you burst out into a fit of giggles, and it will have you laughing the night away in no time.
Afghani has very fragrant and uniquely sweet smelling presence that will make you think of a field of flowers in the mountains. This flower will tantalize you with its floral notes and its earthy yet pungent and aromatic personality, and create an aromatic cloud around you as you smoke.
Afghani tastes just as sweet as its fragrance suggests. This landrace Indica will leave a strong sweet pine taste on your tongue upon the inhale, its spicy and sweet notes sticking to your tongue. This strain has hints of herbal in its presence, mixed in with an undeniable pungent taste.
There are many popular strains that are direct descendants of the Afghani strain. Read our full review on one of my personal favorites Yumboldt strain
This landrace strain is potent, and can cause some side effects, especially when consumed in a higher dose. Afghani will make you feel dehydrated, with a case of cotton-mouth, accompanied by dry and itchy eyes, making you feel parched.
Afghani may cause other adverse effects such as a slight dizziness, especially if you are a novice smoker. You may also end up with a mild headache from smoking this pure strain, with a chance of a slight case of paranoia, that doesn’t usually persist. If you are a novice user, you should be prepared for this flower’s hidden strength.
Afghani is well-loved by many patients due to its ability to allow them to manage many of their conditions more efficiently. This strain can improve the quality of life of those who suffer from chronic stress, allowing patients to feel more relaxed and less badgered by a persistent feeling of anxiety.
Afghan Seeds: 100% Indica landrace descendant, Easy growing inside and outdoors, and A great strain for relaxation and unwinding
This strain can also help chronic insomniacs find sleep, as it is very difficult to keep your eyelids open after smoking it, making even the most stubborn insomniac sleepy.
Afghani can also help those who struggle with depression and other mental health issues by making their moods feel lighter and more positive.
Afghani can help cancer patients regain their lost appetite after rigorous chemical treatments like radiation and chemotherapy. Patients who suffer from chronic pain may find relief in this strain too, as it can help manage chronic migraines, back pain and muscle spasms.
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Afghani is a great choice to consider if you are trying to breed your own strain, as this Indica is an ideal parent strain to cross. When growing this plant outdoors, be sure you give it lots of sun and its preferred Mediterranean outdoor climate.
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When growing this plant outdoors, you can expect it to be ready for a harvest around late September to early October, yielding an average of about 21 ounces of fresh bud per plant.
FAQ About Afghani Strain
Afghani yields 16oz/ m2 indoors and 21oz/ plant outdoors.
Around 17% THC.
Afghani is a landrace strain that came from the mountains of Afghanistan.
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Afghani Strain Strain Review
Strong, relaxing high
I tried vaping this before bedtime and wow – I just felt my body melt into a relaxing calm in minutes! The high is pretty heavy but it’s good for those who need help to sleep. I also woke up feeling well-rested. This is my favorite Indica right now!