AK-47 Marijuana Strain Review

AK-47 is the product of Columbian, Mexican, Thai and Afghani strains cross. It was created in 1992 by Serious Seeds and has won a lot of Cannabis Cup awards for its strong THC content.

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AK-47 Marijuana Strain Specifications

Type: Sativa dominant hybrid

Flowering Period: 7 to 9 weeks

Climate: mild and dry

Yield:  3 to 6 oz/ft2

Flavors: skunky, sweet and woody

THC Levels: 13% to 20%

Height: 30 in to 70 in

Growing Difficulty:  moderate

What are the effects of AK-47?

Although the name might set off a strong impression, the AK-47 is actually a mellow strain that will leave you relaxed with a strong yet steady cerebral buzz. It has a euphoric and energetic effect. It also makes you feel uplifted and happy which is why it is the preferred strain when it comes to social events and recreational activities.

What are the medical benefits of AK-47?

AK-47 is used medically to treat stress and depression. It can improve mood and creates an overall feeling of euphoria and energy. It can also help with mental fatigue and can even improve appetite. This is helpful in patients who are receiving chemotherapy treatments. AK-47 can also relieve chronic pain and migraine.

What are the negative effects that you can expect from AK-47?

Users suffer from dry mouth and dry eyes. Some complaint of dizziness, especially when using the strain for the first time. There are complaints that it can cause anxiety and paranoia, especially in first-time users. Therefore extreme caution should be used when taking AK-47 for medical uses or recreational uses.

Tips for growing AK-47

It is recommended that AK-47 be grown indoors in a hydroponic or soil medium to be able to get the best results. Use the sea of green technique so you can top and prune your crops as you train them.

This strain gives off a very pungent aroma so be sure to have an efficient air filtration system.  Regulate your humidity to get good yields and to protect your buds. AK-47 develop large and dense buds that can be prone to bud rot.

Feed your plants more often during the flowering stages. Make sure that your plants get a high phosphorous diet to improve bud development. Flush your buds completely before harvest to remove the buildup of minerals.