For most of its history, no-one has been too interested in the ‘forgotten’ member of the cannabis family known as Cannabis Ruderalis. Unlike Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa, Ruderalis lacks the potent pyschoactive properties and for this fundamental reason Ruderalis has been largely ignored.
Cannabis Ruderalis is a branch of the ganja family that has adapted for life in extreme northern climates such as Northern Europe, Northern Russia and Canada. ┬áThese regions have short growing seasons, just 3 months of half decent weather. ┬áNormal cannabis indica/sativa simply can’t grow properly in these cold climates with short summers. ┬áCannabis Ruderalis however has cleverly adapted to the extremely short growing season by adapting an automatic growing cycle. ┬áWith only a short summer to use, Ruderalis plants germinate and immediately set about a frantic growth cycle that allows them to grow, flower and seed in just 10 weeks. This is the only way Cannabis Ruderalis can survive.
For many years Ruderalis was an unusable curiosity in the world of weed. Then, a few years ago breeders came up with the idea of using the Cannabis Ruderalis 10-week life cycle and tried to combine it with the potency of traditional sativa and indica strains. ┬áThe result was a new type of cannabis which flowered automatically. ┬áA seed could be planted and 10 weeks later, irrespective of ligh