Expect a major blow to the head from this super-potent strain. A pure sativa, Durban Poison is the beloved inbred descendant of a sativa strain grown in South Africa. Ed Rosenthal, an American cannabis activist, discovered the original strain and brought in back to the United States in the 1970s. It has long been a favorite of stoners and medical marijuana patients here. Durban Poison has THC levels that can reach 24%, making it one of the world’s more powerful strains. This strain hits with a strong, happy head high that’s great for creativity and daytime errands. Paranoia is a possible side effect, along with dry mouth. Durban Poison is an effective treatment for depression and anxiety, as well as chronic pain, and it can also be helpful with nausea. This strain is ideal for making concentrates, as the bud is covered in over-sized trichomes. The dominant smell and taste of Durban Poison is earthy and sweet, with a subtle pine aroma. The buds are round and chunky, with a dense coating of trichomes. This strain is bet for active periods, chores, and other daylight activities.
$240 – $1,300
THC: Between 17% and 25%
GENETICS: Landrace (South Africa)
APPEARANCE: The buds are tight and very sticky. It is trichome covered with deep colors.
SMELL: Sweet, fruity, mint, licorice
BEST FOR TREATING: Pain, stress and depression
CREATED FEELINGS: An energetic high that is very active and great for daytime.
DURATION: Durban Poison produces a long lasting high.
SIMILAR STRAINS: Trainwreck, Green Crack, Blue Dream and Super Lemon Haze.