THC: 15-20% CBD: <1% After Work

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About this Hybrid Strain

AK-47, a sativa-dominant hybrid, has maintained its legendary status among cannabis strains for nearly three decades, captivating medical and recreational users alike with its exceptional qualities. While the precise genetics are often debated, it's believed to be a complex blend of Colombian, Mexican, Thai, and Afghani strains, showcasing the global heritage that contributes to its renowned effects and characteristics. The buds of AK-47 are as formidable as its name suggests, with dense, cone-shaped formations that speak to the strain's robust genetic lineage. A notable feature is the abundance of vibrant orange hairs that beautifully contrast with its light evergreen backdrop, making AK-47 a standout addition to any collection for its aesthetic appeal.

AK-47's aroma is an intricate blend of fresh soil and delicate flower petals, enriched by a subtle hint of bitterness that adds a fascinating depth to its profile. This complex aromatic bouquet has garnered AK-47 multiple Cannabis Cup awards, solidifying its status as a sensory delight. The flavor closely mirrors its aromatic promises, offering a taste experience that is both earthy and subtly floral, with just enough bitterness to intrigue the palate.

Consuming AK-47 produces an uplifting and joyous high, evoking the serenity of a Zen meditation with added clarity and positivity. It's celebrated for its unique ability to stimulate creativity, making it a preferred choice among artists and thinkers alike. The strain's body high is gentle yet pleasantly tingly, enhancing the overall sense of well-being.

However, AK-47's potency does come with a cautionary note regarding dry mouth, a common side effect that can be managed by keeping hydrated. Higher doses may lead to red eyes, lightheadedness, and occasionally, paranoia, advising users to consume with moderation, particularly those new to cannabis.

AK-47 is particularly well-suited to indoor cultivation, thriving in controlled environments and offering a short flowering time of 55-60 days. This quick turnaround is a significant advantage for growers seeking both efficiency and quality, making AK-47 a rewarding strain to cultivate.

Lab Data

Cannabinoid Lab Data
Cannabinoid Amount
THC: 15-20%
CBD: <1%
CBN: <0.1%
THCV: <0.1%
Δ8-THC: <0.1%
CBDV: <0.1%
CBD-A: <0.1%
CBC: 0.1%
CBG-A: 0.6%
Terpene Lab Data
Terpene Amount
Beta Caryophyllene: 0.23%
Limonene: 0.16%
Linalool: 0.08%
Beta Myrcene: 0.08%
Alpha Humulene: 0.06%
Alpha Pinene: 0.06%
Terpinolene: 0.03%


Serious Seeds bred AK-47 from several mainstay landraces: South American, Thai, Afghani, and Mexican cultivars. The result is a plant that consistently churns out THC levels between 15-20% and CBD and CBN levels reaching as high as 1% each.

Genetic Lineage

AK-47 - Hybrid Cannabis Strain
Hybrid AK-47
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Indica Afghani
Afghani Origin
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Sativa Thai
Thai Origin

Frequently Asked Questions About AK-47

What is AK-47?

AK-47 is a sativa-dominant hybrid that's been around for many years, and is known for its uplifting cerebral effects.

Where does AK-47 come from?

AK-47 comes from crossing several landrace strains, such as Afghani, Mexican, Colombian, and Thai.

What does AK-47 smell like?

AK-47 has a floral, perfume-like odor with notes of skunk.

What does AK-47 taste like?

This strain tastes like flowers and skunk.

What color does AK-47 have?

The oval-shaped AK-47 buds are made up of forest-green leaves appearing mint-green due to the frost of crystal trichomes covering the outside. Bundles of fiery-orange pistils are abundant, and interspersed throughout the buds.

What effects does AK-47 have?

Users noted stimulation of the imagination and creativity after consuming. A surge of energy and improved mood were also experienced by some, while the body effects were reportedly mild.

Is AK-47 an Indica, Sativa or Hybrid?

AK-47 is a sativa-dominant hybrid, approximately 60% Sativa and 40% Indica.