Seeds are gathered from plants growing in the South Eastern Cape, not to far inland and much closer to the sea than most other African strains we collect. It’s a very dry region, but plants grow by the river banks, where other vegetation thrive because of the rich soils. The climate consists of hot summers and mild dry winters which are fairly windy, which gives the plants very thick sturdy branches .
These Landrace seeds had been gathered from plants growing in the South Eastern Cape. Not too far inland and much closer to the sea than most other African strains we collect. It’s a very dry region, but plants grow by the river banks where other vegetation thrive because of the rich soils. The climate consists of hot summers and mild dry winters which are fairly windy, which gives the plants very thick sturdy branches .
Wildlife seen from the shore are dolphins and whales breeding in season. In wooded and isolated areas there are wild buck and pigs that are a threat to the plants, destroying crops in search of roots and seeds.
One of the purest landraces come from these areas and are typically long with many slender, dense lime green buds that shimmer with crystals and are topped with orange hairs.
This particular lineage is famed locally for its super fruity aroma. Combining mild citrus and sour grapefruit terpenes as well as the effect which is super clean, natural and very cerebral.
Within the community there are many herbalists, healers and prophets who all play an important role in village life, considered the Misty Kei plant important for many different healing cures for humans as well as animals.
Malawi Gold is harvested mainly in the Central and Northern region of Malawi, on aplateaus at the altitude of around 4000ft and in dense forests.This generally subtropical region sees little to no rain for 6 months of the year with the rainy season from November through to April. These hot and humid conditions means that Malawi Gold has developed superior resistance to mould and can adapt to almost any environment, making her a very hardy and easily cultivated plant.
In the High mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho Cannabis Sativa has been grown for generations. It is locally know as " Matekoane" and has a large export market. As with many countries early history is mixed with myth and Ledgend but it is well know that new African settlers in the Lesotho made business deals with the local San tribe and it is said that land was swapped for Cannabis as far back as 1550.
Harvested inland, in the rocky and mountainous region of Swaziland this plant grows majestically tall and plentiful. Swazi Gold is very resilient to all weather conditions and the climate varies from tropical to near temperate but is consistently hot and humid. December is the stormy, wet mid-summer season and June the dry mid-winter season. The phenotypes found within this lineage could be very deeply rooted in Earth’s history of cannabis.Weather Resistant, Tall, Highly Resinous, Earthy, Sweet, Spicy