£12.99 – £24.99
Genetics: Pure Multipurpose Himalayan Landrace
Sourcing: The Real Seed Company, personally collected at source in northern Kumaon, winter 2017
Purpose: Charas (hand-rubbed), seed, fibre
Latitude: 29° N
Harvest: late-September to early November
Height: 3 – 4 metres outdoors
Aroma: Floral; citrus; ‘hashy’
Characteristics: Vigourous; hardy; resinous; long internodes; intermediate domestication; green and purple; CBD
Grow type: Outdoors, greenhouse
An authentic, traditional multipurpose Himalayan landrace unique to a few villages of northern Kumaon, bordering Tibet and Nepal. Kumaon was for several years a part of the Kingdom of Nepal and shares its Himalayan traditions.
These are charming, rustic plants yielding usable fibre, large seeds, and resin. Charas from this landrace is harder and coarser than the Parvati type but at its best is characterised by a luminous, expansive high and an even long-lasting buzz. Plants will grow tall given space and have the long internodes and loose, resinous buds of traditional Himalayan landraces.
Hardy and accustomed to intense rain, cold, and humidity, this landrace is well-suited to adaptation to northern climates.
Recommended to collectors seeking a rare and fully authentic Himalayan landrace and to those who value Himalayan charas with a characterful uplifting high.
12 seeds, 5 seeds