A - Z of Cannabis Seeds

A - Z of Cannabis Seeds | Discount Cannabis Seeds

Term

Description

420

420 is special for Cannabis smokers. Whether it's used to refer to the substance itself, a descriptor for almost anything Cannabis related or just an excuse to light up at a certain time, 420 has long been a central part of pot culture. But what does 420 mean - there are so many stories who really knows?

Autoflowering

A type of Cannabis Seeds that will enter the flowering stage at any time despite any growing conditions.

Bong

A Bong describes the pipe used to smoke Cannabis

Calyx

The Calyx is the part of a Cannabis plant that looks like it would encase the seeds, like a floral sheath.

Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are cyclic hydrocarbon molecules such as THC and CBD that are unique to Cannabis

Cannabis

Cannabis means Cannabis Plant - AKA Dope, Hemp, Pot, Ganja, Reefer, Weed, Grass, Hashish

CBD

CBD is the abbreviation of Cannabidiol. Unlike THC, CBD does not cause a high. While this makes CBD a poor choice for recreational users, it gives the chemical a significant advantage as a medicine, since health professionals prefer treatments with minimal side effects.

Couch-Lock

The state of being too stoned to get off of the couch

Dank

Dank is very potent Cannabis

Feminised

Feminised seeds are bred specifically to eliminate male chromosomes, effectively ensuring that every plant in the crop is going to be female. If you’re looking for fast and simple cultivation, then feminised seeds are perfect.

Ganja

Ganja means Cannabis from Jamaica.

Genetics

Genetics describes the parental combination of a Cannabis strain

Hashish

Hashish is a potent form of Cannabis produced by collecting and compressing trichomes, the most potent material from Cannabis plants.

Hemp

Hemp is commonly called Cannabis stalks and stems, especially those used to make rope and fabrics.

Hydroponics

Hydroponics is a process for growing plants with nutrients and water, and without soil.

Indica/Sativa

Indica plants typically grow short and wide, compared to Sativa plants which grow tall and thin. Indica plants are better suited for indoor growing because of their short growth and Sativa plants are better suited for outdoor growing because some strains can reach over 25 ft. in height.

 

The high produced from smoking Indica bud is a strong physical body high that will make you sleepy or ‘couch-locked’ and provides a deep relaxation feeling compared to a Sativa high, which is known to be more energetic and uplifting.

 

Indicas are very effective for overall pain relief and is often used to treat insomnia for many people. Indica buds are most commonly smoked by Medical Cannabis users.

 

Benefits of Indica:

 

1. Relieves body pain

 

2. Relaxes muscles

 

3. Relieves spasms, reduces seizures

 

4. Relieves headaches and migraines

 

5. Relieves anxiety or stress

Joint

Joint is the most famous term for rolled Cannabis

Kali

Kali describes Californian Cannabis strains.

Node

Node means the jointed section on a Cannabis plant stalk where the leaves, side shoots, stipules and flowering organs begin.

Regular Seeds

Regular Cannabis Seeds come from one male and one female parent, and can produce either male or female plants. It is virtually impossible to tell if a Regular Cannabis Seed will turn out to be a male or a female later on. Of course, after you get to the flowering stage, it is much simpler to identify males and females. Males will produce oval pods while females will produce a calyx shaped like a teardrop.

Sativa/Indica

Indica plants typically grow short and wide, compared to Sativa plants which grow tall and thin. Indica plants are better suited for indoor growing because of their short growth and Sativa plants are better suited for outdoor growing because some strains can reach over 25 ft. in height.

 

The high produced from smoking Indica bud is a strong physical body high that will make you sleepy or ‘couch-locked’ and provides a deep relaxation feeling compared to a Sativa high, which is known to be more energetic and uplifting.

 

Sativa dominant Cannabis strains tend to have a more grassy type odour to the buds providing an uplifting, energetic and “cerebral” high that is best suited for daytime smoking. A Sativa high is one filled with creativity and energy as being high on Sativa can spark new ideas and creations.

 

Benefits of Sativa:

 

1. Feelings of well-being and at-ease

 

2. Up-lifting and cerebral thoughts

 

3. Stimulates and energises

 

4. Increases focus and creativity

 

5. Fights depression

Skunk

Skunk refers to Cannabis strains that are strong-smelling

THC

The main active chemical in Cannabis is THC (Delta 9 Tetrahydrocannabinol). THC responsible for most of Cannabis's psychological effects. THC stimulates cells in the brain to release dopamine, creating euphoria.
THC can induce hallucinations, change thinking and cause delusions. On average, the effects last about two hours, and kick in 10 to 30 minutes after ingestion.

Trichomes

Trichomes are the fine growths on Cannabis plants that produce a sticky resin.