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AK47 is one of the most popular strains in the world. AK47 is well known for its high levels of THC and strong smell.

AK47 is one of the top 3 most powerful strains right along with White Widow and Afghan Kush. Ak47 is a sativa dominant hybrid but its indica presence gives a well rounded high. AK47 comes from a mix of Colombian/Mexican and a Thai/Afghani.

Ak47 was developed in 1992 and refined by Serious Seeds into an award winning marijuana strain.

The following is AK47 competition resume.

1994 – 3rd Place High Times Cannabis Cup – Category: Hydro Cup

1996 – 3rd Place High Times Cannabis Cup – Category: Hydro Cup

1999 – 2nd Place High Times Cannabis Cup – Category: Sativa Cup

2003 – 2nd Place High Times Cannabis Cup – Category: Indica Cup

2004 – High Times Magazine Strain of the Year

2005 – 1st Place High Life Barcelona – Category: Resin

1st Place Overall High Life Barcelona

3rd Place El Punto Cup Malaga – Category: Indoor

3rd Place Copa de Cantabria – Category: Outdoor

2010 – 1st Place Treating Yourself Cup (Toronto, Canada) – Category: Hybrid

2011 – 3rd Place High Times Cannabis Cup – Category: Hybrid

AK47 is an excellent strain for anyone to start learning how to grow weed. AK47 thrives in both indoor and outdoor gardens. AK47 is medium height plant and produces good and stable yields, around 500 grams per square meter. Flowering time is 9 weeks.

AK47 buds have an extremely strong, skunky smell mixed with berry, and diesel fuel. AK47 buds can be smelled from across the room. AK47 has distinct taste compared to most medical marijuana strains. AK47 tastes like sweet, musty with a hint of pine. They look dark yellowish green nuggets covered in “glittery” crystals.

AK47 is mainly used by patients to treat stress, pain, anxiety, lack of appetite and insomnia.

"“This strain is great for relaxing and hanging out, helps with pain and and is definitely a good sleep-strain.”

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