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AK-47 Qualities and Characteristics

Mental Aid
Anxiety disorder, Depression, Stress, Bipolar disorder, Mood disorder
Physical Aid
Pain relief, Sleep disorder, Anorexia, Cachexia, PMS, Arthritis, Appetite stimulant
Haze, Afghani/Kush
Hybrid sativa dominant
Type of High
Creative, Social, Uplifting, Euphoric, Relaxing, Appetite-stimulating
Dark green, Green
Pine, Skunky, Sweet
Pine, Sweet, Wood
Side Effects
Paranoia, Dizziness, Dry eyes, Dry mouth

Serious Seeds’ flagship strain AK-47 is a sativa-dominant hybrid combining genetics from Columbia, Mexico, Thailand, and Afghanistan. The smell is sweet, woody, and most of all pungent. To go along with the potent scent, AK-47 delivers an extremely strong mind and body effect. In fact, according to Serious Seeds, when this strain was first introduced into Dutch coffeeshops visitors regularly passed out after one hit. While the potency should be kept in mind, many users have reported AK-47 being of benefit for a wide range of conditions from mood disorders to PMS to chronic pain.

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  • Indoor flowering time: 53-63 days - Serious Seeds
  • Indoor yield: 350-500 g/m2
  • Harvest time: (Outdoor/Greenhouse) Mid to late October

AK-47 is easy to grow, thriving in both outdoor and indoor settings. Its medium plant height makes it a good match for smaller indoor gardens as long as you can control the overwhelming pungent odor. It's known to be exceptionally stable producing consistent results harvest after harvest. AK-47 flowers in a quick 60-days and yields about 500 grams per square yard.


AK has mostly sativa characteristics with one exception: a quick finishing time. The variety was reworked in 1999 to increase stability, so results from seeds are uniform. A tall plant with substantial girth and big fat calyxes, she performs excellently in indoor environments, both soil and hydro, and has been grown outdoors with good results. In low to medium temperatures, this variety produces a denser bud; in high temperatures buds are fluffier and more open, but total yields are roughly equivalent.


AK-47 plants are fairly tall and wide with large calyxes. 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.


Recommended veg. time seedlings: 4-5 weeks. Indoor flowering time: 53-63 days. Indoor yield: 350-500 g/m2. Outdoor/Greenhouse Harvest Time: mid-late October.


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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.


Additional Information

AK-47 is known for its extremely strong potency and pungent smell, ranking as one of the most well known contemporary strains in the world. While AK-47 is considered a Sativa Dominant hybrid, it also has a substantial Indica presence, giving it a balanced head and body high.


This Sativa dominant hybrid is the result of a four-way cross of Columbian, Mexican, Thai and Afghani strains carefully bred over several generations. Due to this genetic diversity from some solid genetics, seeds from this plant can produce many different phenotypes, most being spectacular strains on their own. It's genetics also assure you that you'll get a plant that is suitable for just about any growing conditions. AK-47 can be grown indoors as well as outdoors. Outdoors growers succeed with optimal yields in a wide range of temperatures with denser buds resulting from cooler temperatures and fluffy buds in warms regions. Indoors growers are able to use either soil or hydroponics. AK-47 has a high THC content providing a potent experience. The patient’s mind may find itself drifting and medically, AK-47 can aid in dealing with anxiety and pain while also providing a good respite for those with insomnia.


Awards    19


1st Highlife Cup Amsterdam (Hash Cup), 2nd Highlife Cup Amsterdam (Medicinal Cup)


3rd Cata Invernal Spain (Outdoor)


3rd High Times Cannabis Cup (Hybrid Cup), 2nd 4e Copa de grows de Catalunya (Indoor Bio)


1st Treating Yourself Cup Toronto (Sativa Cup)


2nd Highlife Hemp Fair (Neder Hash)


1st Aukland Cannabis Cup (Hydro)


3rd Spannabis (Resin Cup)


1st Highlife Cup Barcelona (Resin Cup), 1st Highlife Cup Barcelona (Overall), 3rd El Punto Cup Malaga (Indoor), 3rd Copa de Cantabria Spain (Outdoor)


1st High Times Magazine Strain of the Year


2nd High Times Cannabis Cup (Indica Cup)


2nd High Times Cannabis Cup (Sativa Cup)


3rd High Times Cannabis Cup (Hydro Cup)


3rd High Times Cannabis Cup (Overall), 2nd High Times Cannabis Cup (Hydro Cup)