Durban Poison has earned a lot of popularity as one of the most desired sativas out there due to its intense yet clean happy-high which, guarantees an upbeat time full of laughter. This strain is a African flower from the port town of Durban. Durban Poison is a 100% sativa strain and was originally discovered by an American cannabis activist and brought into the United States in the 1970’s and it has gained and kept its popularity through the years. Durban poison is great for an uplifting, energetic high that is guaranteed to keep you going throughout the day and is famous for the supreme sweetness of its bud, rendering it a savory and aromatic experience to smoke.Durban poison is a landrace strain with a potentially high THC level and it is perfect for gaining focus thus a helpful tool for those suffering from debilitating ADD or ADHD symptoms.
Effects of Durban Poison
This strain is a real mood-booster, and has been said to be a great substitute for morning coffee, without the caffeine jitters. It provides a strong cerebral high that is both invigorating and inspiring, uplifting you together with your mood and guiding into bursts of creativity, it is thus a great work companion artist. Durban poison encourages the user to explore in the great outdoors or other settings as it creates a sudden curiosity in the things that surround the user, providing him/her with a clear-headed high that can last for a few hours.
Fragrance and flavors of Durban Poison
Durban poison has a strong scent with sweetness in fragrance and the piney accents further underline its pungent presence making the user to observe an earthy undertone with a hint of spice, breaking up all the sweetness. When smoked, this strain expands in the lungs and the pine flavor makes itself known instantly translating an aroma into an equal taste, mixed with a bit of a herbal note, thus leaving a pleasantly sweet, citrus-like aftertaste in the mouth, that sticks to the tongue
Adverse Side Effects
Durban Poison is a strong sativa so it is not the ideal strain to smoke before a family gathering as it comes with side effects such as uncontrollable laughter, a sensation of feeling cotton-mouthed with dry eyes and the impression of being dehydrated can occur as usual. Apart from these effects, this strain can occasionally make you feel a little anxious and paranoid, which can also trigger a slight headache.
Medical Benefits of Durban Poison
Durban Poison is another famed healer as it is used to treat mood-altering conditions, due to its ability to create a feeling of happiness, Depression and , and also great at curbing the stress-levels associated to a toxic lifestyle due to the fact that it delivers a light-body high, and a surge of energy. It helps users to get rid of unhappy and low thoughts, and help them to relax, without making them sleepy or lethargic. Durban poison can also successfully treat Nausea and because of this, it has become a vital weapon in the fight against cancer as patients often, may experience a lack of appetite due to chemical treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy. This strain can help restore their appetite by eliminating nausea and migraines
Growing Tips for Durban Poisson
This tall sativa strain does well and delivers the highest yield possible when grown outside, as it likes the sun, the sunnier the better. Although this strain can grow and flower in slightly cooler environments, the highest yield for this African strain is when it stays in warm and sunny climates.
Durban poison is relatively easy to grow, due to its resistance to many common molds and pests. When given lots of space to grow horizontally, this pant will spread its roots and make it comfortable.
If you want to grow it in doors, Durban Poison is a 100% and is best grown in hydroponic settings and can take an average of 9 weeks to grow, yielding an estimated 13 ounces per square meter.
This strain is however typically an outdoor plant and can grow up to 90” in height, and produces a yield of an average of 16 ounces per plant. Durban poison is usually ready for harvest around late September to early October.