The Santa Marta Columbian Gold Cannabis strain is a pure Sativa strain, that is the result of breeding pure sativa strains from the Santa Marta mountain range in Colombia. This region is home to some of the most rugged terrain in the country.
Colombian Gold Cannabis grows from sea level all the way up in the mountains to elevations of over 7000 ft. These sativas love the fertile soils and the equatorial climate of their Columbia’s home.
Santa Marta Columbia Gold is an ‘old school’ cannabis strain, AKA…Columbia Gold, Santa Marta Gold, Colombian Landrace Seeds, Colombian Gold Strain, and a host of others. This sativa strain made its appearance in the USA in the 60’s and 70’s.
Many modern day strains gets their genetic base from this inbred lineage. Santa Marta Colombian Gold is a long flowering pure landrace sativa strain that produces a soaring sativa high.
These cannabis plants grow great outdoors, or in a greenhouse, also grows great indoors, you just have to control the size of the plant. Like most sativas these plants can get big, with heavy branches laden with buds.Harvest in 10-11 weeks.
This is a very interesting indica/sativa (25%/75%) hybrid. It is a traditional landrace, pure bred lines from the Santa Marta mountain range in Colombia, South America.
This variety was utilized by Simon Bolivar in his travels around the Amazon rainforest in which he interchanged spices and medicinal plants with natives during his time there.
This strain can grow big, and vigorously, it the traditional christmas tree shape, with many side branches. The side branches can get so heavy with buds they might want to break, and may need to be supported. It has a sweet, intense smell that complements its potent, sometimes psychedelic effect.
Colombian Gold genetics is somewhat of a mystery, as the local citizens of the Santa Marta region of Colombia have been improving this strain for many generations.
The natives of Columbia have bred this plant for its much-touted medicinal effects. Colombian Gold cannabis is great for treating muscle tension, pain, and for combating depression. It can also be used to treat ADHD, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health issues. This marijuana strain (being a sativa) can also be used to stay focused if on heavy medication.
The buds of these plants are fluffy and they are completely covered in crystals. It usually has a flowering period of about 9-10 weeks. This cannabis strain shows resistance to humidity and Powdery Mildew.
These plants yield around 500-600 g/m2, when grown outside. Your yield will be almost cut in half if you grow this saliva indoors.. But, grown indoors or out the quality of the bud is apparent.
THC levels of 20% are common, for a strong and potent sativa bud that everyone will enjoy.. It has a sweet and skunky aroma of lemon and lime and is energizing, and uplifting.
Characteristics of Santa Marta Colombian Gold Cannabis Seed:
- Genetics: Santa Marta Colombian Gold
- Variety: pure sativa landrace strain
- Type: Landrace
- Flowering: 8-12 weeks
- Harvest: runs into November outdoors in the northern hemisphere
- Growing environment: Best outdoors, but can be grown indoors as well
- THC level: 19.8%
- Characteristics: Sweet and potent strain, good mold resistance
- Availability: 5-10 packs