The Real Seed Company is a group of collectors focused on cannabis landraces. Our speciality is authentic, unhybridised cultigens from Asia, the original homeland of cannabis. [read more]...
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Collected and maintained by Malawi Jim for many years, this heirloom strain is known for its outstanding high and making great crosses.
Malawi's best ganja landraces are famed for their vibrant, euphoric buzz and unique flavours. They're most closely associated with the Nkhotakota region. Traditionally, flowering tops are made into 'Malawi cobs' by wrapping the seedless or semi-seeded flo...[read more]
The answer might surprise you. There's a lot of confusion on this issue, not least among old-timers and respected experts!
Nanda Devi: Landrace Strains and Tall Tales from the Himalayas, a rant about 'strain hunters' that eventually, I hope, develops some interesting insights into Himalayan cannabis culture and landraces:
A. We aim to collect pure landraces. Many of the regions where we have collected are dangerous, which means that few foreigners visit. This greatly reduces the chance of modern hybrids being introduced. There are a couple of regions in Asia where modern hybrids have become a problem, so purity cannot be guaranteed - notably, Parvati Valley, which includes Malana. However, to the best of our knowledge, our other Himalaya...[read more]
1. How was The Real Seed Company born?
Real Seed Co was born in 2007. I had already lived in Asia for many years and had got a taste for the kind of quality traditional cannabis you can find with a little effort in places like Thailand and Nepal. In 2007, I travelled to Chitral, high in the Hindu Kush mountains, and realised that there is so much more...[read more]
For high-CBD chemotypes, you are best to try resin (ie, charas/hashish) landraces.
Landraces from the Himalaya, Middle East, and Hindu Kush can, as a rough 'rule of thumb', be expected to exhibit significant levels of CBD in approximately 75% of plants.
Evidence suggests that there are three basic chemotypes in traditional resin landrace crops:
1. Type 1 plants: high THC, low CBD
2. Type 2 plant...[read more]