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Sativa - 65% Leaning
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About AK-47

AK-47 is a Sativa-dominate hybrid with bright white coloring. Despite its violent name, the strain imparts a very mellow feeling and can even leave one stuck in a state of "couch lock". It also leads to increased creativity. For the most part, however, AK-47 will leave you feeling uplifted, peaceful and euphoric. Many people enjoy using it while listening to music. Outside of dry mouth and eyes, the strain can also cause users to feel paranoid and sometimes dizzy. Some users also experience minor headaches.

Many users take advantage of the strain's relaxing effect to relieve stress and anxiety. Others use it to take the edge off their chronic pains and aches. Insomniacs take 1-3 hits approximately an hour before bedtime to induce relaxation. They report an increase in the number of restful nights following this routine.

Those suffering from bipolar disorder, depression and other mood disorders use this strain to help relax and regulate their mood. The strain is also used to increase appetite as well as ease nausea and vomiting.

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AK-47 is a strain with a strong lineage that may have begun in the post-war 1970s as the Thai and Afghanistan cross. However, AK-47 itself did not come into existence until 1992. The strain underwent a rework in 1999 so that plants could produce uniform seeds.

Four strains were used to create AK-47: Colombia (Sativa), Mexico (Sativa), Thai (Sativa) and Afghanistan (Indica). Genetically speaking, AK-47 is sixty-five percent Sativa and thirty-five percent Indica. Its THC levels stay close to average. Its CBDs and CBNs, however, can be as high as 1.5%.

AK-47 plants are fairly tall and wide with large calyxes. The buds are dark yellowish-green with lots of crystals (trichromes) and fine red hairs. Many choose to grow AK-47 indoors in either soil or hydro, but it can be grown outside in a mild climate. Ideally, temperatures should be kept below seventy-five degrees Fahrenheit. If grown at seventy-five degrees, the plants will produce the same yield, but the buds will open and become fluffy. The strain flowers for eight to nine weeks. If grown outdoors, plants are ready for harvest in the middle of October. Under reasonable conditions, AK-47 plants can yield between 350 and 500 grams per square meter.

THC Content - 20.0% Highest Test

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Cotton Mouth
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Terisa Treadaway
April 02, 2019
I am in major chronic pain and I prefer a holistic approach to healing and this strain has me covered.
Captain Dred
February 28, 2019
I have always liked AK-47, and found it helped me big time. It was hard to find ordering from medical suppliers, so I ordered 5 seeds of an auto-flower strain of AK-47 and got my permit to grow my own meds. It grows wonderfully, wish I could clone it. Luckily the first two went hermie on me after a lot of LST and HST (it responds well to both, but HST is tricky with auto flowers) so I got a ton of seeds from the first two.

I got the other three tested at a local store that tests for medical users since the first two were potent AF despite being full of seeds.

24.53% THC
0.08% CBD

24.05% THC
0.10% CBD

25.58% THC
0.04% CBD

Oh yeah, this is a strain worth growing at home as a go-to after work/evening strain. Really helps with my pain, without couchlock, while giving me the engrized and euphoric sativa lift it's known for. I prefer something that gives me the munchies before dinner, and change to this after dinner.

I would recommend getting regular feminized seeds, not autoflowers, as this is certainly worth cloning and responds so well to HST that it's worth extra time in veg to grow monstrous plants.
spencer blanchette
November 29, 2017
just got one gram of Ak-47 dried cannabis, cant wait to try it at lunch for first time.
November 22, 2017
My results of AK47 indoor in soil, 63 days. Organic nutes.
Kept the seed alive for over 2 years, some time ago...
These tests were after having this alive for 2 years, just kept cloning right before flip.

Tested at local city shop,
First time;
THC: 18.19%
CBD: 1.12%
CBN: 0.08%

Second test;
THC: 21.09%
CBD: 1.07%
CBN: 0.12%

And yes it is straight from seed out of a feminized serious seeds vile, date says 2010. Only thing I had was a hard time getting this single seed started, 4 out of 6 seeds I had to use, none would sprout and prolly cuz they are too old.
This has died off on me now, hoping one day one of the last 2 seeds will work.
August 24, 2017
The AK-47 Strain can be a god send floating poignantly between a cerebral uplift and a gentle suppression of aches and worries. However, if the lineage is off balance then you get a mediocre flower at best, confused between the four parents. With the scarcity of Afghan (Indica) strains (non-bastardized), most AK-47 strains you find these days are sativa dominant because most breeders either have week seeds or are impatient in cultivating the flower and do not utilize a combined approach (indoor + outdoor grow methods vary strain to strain).

I would suggest hydroponic to begin then gentle outdoor flowering, and if the seeds are legit, AK flowers are so amazing. Good for outdoor work where you need to be mentally alert, helps you push through mundane tasks, a good stress reliever and mild anti depressant. The Indica component of the flower numbs body aches and does it subtly allowing you to maintain mental focus.

- Bhangi Maryada 101
chris hernandez
November 03, 2016
bomb bomb
October 23, 2016
Ok to start off i prefer my herbs to lean towards the sativa side, too much indica justs puts me to sleep. AK-47 starts off with a nice head buzz and stays there with just a little body effect. Really nice strand for after work and to wind down with. A must try... I give it a solid A
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