Sinai is a 100% Sativa that grows naturally unattended, deep in Egypt’s desert mountains and also along the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt. Seeds were collected from these regions back in 1990 and 1997 by The Real Seed Company and later released for commercial sale. The word Sinai is the Egyptian translation for “Red Sea”. Origin stories of this Egyptian landrace date back to Ancient Egypt, where the cannabis strain was used to make hash. The Bedouin, a group of nomadic people, still cultivate the different landrace varieties of Sinai today.
TASTE & SMELL –
Sinai’s terpene profile is an exotic blend of tangy, earthy, floral and hashy flavors and aromas.
Sinai delivers a distinctive high that mainly comprises of blissful and medicating effects.
MEDICAL USES –
It produces an energizing and uplifting high that will help medical patients with conditions causing fatigue, depression and anxiety. This Egyptian landrace is also excellent for chronic pain sufferers, reducing their pain without putting them to sleep.
GROW INFO –
Sinai is considered a relatively easy grow and is ideal for both new cannabis cultivators and experienced growers alike. This hardy landrace is capable of growing in challenging conditions such as high humidity, dry and cold climates. Growers can expect two main phenotypes as described below…
Pheno #1 – Indica leaner with compact Christmas-tree structure and slightly denser buds and less leafy than Pheno #2
Pheno #2 – Sativa dominant that’s larger in stature than Pheno #1 and produces airy buds that develop in a foxtail fashion.
Bud sizes and colors also vary by phenotype and are caked in glistening trichomes and rusty red hairs covering the flowers. Both phenotypes express semi auto-flowering traits and are similar regarding terpene and cannabinoid profiles. Additionally, this strain is a perfect choice for hash production.
SEED AVAILABILITY –
If you’re looking to grow this ancient bud, you don’t need to hop on a plane to the Middle East. Regular seeds are available through The Real Seed Company’s website.