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Durban Poison is commonly referred to as “Durbs.” While the word ‘poison' is attached to it, don't let this be a deterrent.

It provides a blast of citrus intoxication with the aroma filling up the nostril and brining the user to submission. If you have ever smoked landrace sativa, then you can identify with Durban Poison.

This is considered one of the purest in sativa strains. If you are a user of this strain, you can expect to receive an invigorating and energizing high. This strain also helps with creativity.

Durban Poison helps you prepare for your day, helping to get going and accomplishing your daily responsibilities.

The Origin of Durban Poison Strain

Durban Poison is a classic strain that originated from the South African city, Durban. It is a pure sativa strain with no indica in it.

In the 1970s, it was smuggled from South Africa, gaining its popularity and reputation in Amsterdam due to its pungent smell and the fact that it had a short flowering phase. It also did not take long for it to cross over the Atlantic.

Today, this particular strain has earned its spot as one of the best on the market and in the cannabis industry, fathering some very popular offspring such as Girl Scout Cookies and Cherry Pie.

The Durban Poison strains we have come to know outside of South Africa do not have the same strong genetics, but are still sound enough for cannabis users to enjoy. When you talk about marijuana quality, this strain adds up to be one of the best for its timeless attributes.

Growing Durban Poison Weed Strain

This strain is a good option for new growers. Durban Poison can easily adapt to different grow conditions. The buds are medium to large in size and covered in milky trichomes.

Durban Poison has an aroma that is a little spicy with an organic kick. It is earthy, acidic, and citrusy in nature while still a little bit on the sweet side.

The Experience of Durban Poison

Most landrace strains are not as potent as contemporary hybrids, but in this specific case, Durban Poison is the opposite. It boasts one powerful effect upon consumption.

You will notice a variation in the amounts of THC found in this strain. It all depends on the conditions in which it was grown and harvested. You should expect an energetic and uplifting feeling when you smoke Durban Poison.

When you get high on this strain, you might feel a little inclined to be more creative. It stimulates the brain and that is why it is called a ‘cerebral strain.'

You may have a fast heart beat, but nothing to be concerned about. Your ears might have a pleasant pressure, putting you in a relaxed state.

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People use Durban Poison as a treatment for ADD/ADHD, depression and stress. It helps people to maintain their concentration in high stressful situations. It helps you to stay focused and gives off a creative and euphoric vibe.

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Gavin Kushman

Gavin is a worldly adventurer and cannabis connoisseur, embarking on journeys that take him to the far corners of the globe to explore and document the varied effects, flavors, and histories of both renowned and lesser-known strains. From the misty high-altitude farms of the Hindu Kush highlands to the vibrant cannabis cafes of Amsterdam, Gavin's quest for knowledge spans continents. A recognized authority in the cannabis industry, he frequently lends his expertise to leading publications such as Cannabis Training University, where his captivating blog articles chronicle his unique experiences with different cannabis strains.

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