Indica Seeds – Marijuana Strains
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Cannabis Indica has long been considered a sub-species of Cannabis Sativa. However this is not 100% certain and there are some schools of thought that would consider the opposite to be true. No one knows for sure which came first and defines the species, and which is the sub-species. By the name we would assume it was Sativa that defined the species, but this may be just because it was Sativas that were first found and classified.
For the grower this means that the natural qualities of a Cannabis Indica strain can be exploited in the grow room.
- Their sturdy, robust nature makes them quite forgiving to novice growers and environmental fluctuations;
- Their squat shape means that they are ideal when space is limited;
- The relatively quick flowering time of Indicas, normally around 8 weeks, makes them great for growers who are in a hurry to harvest;
- Indicas also have the habit of forming one central kola which, in combination with the above, makes them easy to handle and ideal for Sea of Green set ups.
The aromas associated with smoking Indica species are usually earthy, musky, spicy, hashy or skunky. The buds from Cannabis Indica have a higher CBD to THC ratio than Cannabis Sativa and this gives the hit from smoking Indica a much drowsier, heavier, more narcotic feel. The old adage is true – Sativa gets you high, Indica gets you stoned.
With modern breeding and hybridization techniques it is easy for breeders to exploit plants for specific desirable qualities. Landrace Indicas and other Indica dominant strains are often used in breeding programmes to create hybrids to which they lend their qualities of faster flowering or short, bushy stature.
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