Central American cannabis strains are pure sativa and derive their name from the location of origin. Most Central American landrace strains will have harvest-ready buds that are sweet, woody, and with undertones of pine and citrus. Buds will vary in appearance depending on the latitude vs. longitude the strain is found in. However, sativa strains are known to grow tall and have thinner leaves.
Central American is a landrace strain, being native to the region.
THC levels will vary depending on the landrace strain. However, most range around 10%. Central American sativas will produce (in most cases) a head rush, uplifted spirits, focus and energy. Creativity can improve as well.
Negative effects will vary as well – note that many strains can cause paranoia or anxiousness when consuming above one’s tolerance level.
Growing landrace strains from Central America will require a hot and humid climate, though various landrace strains will need differing nutrients.
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