Andarab Village is situated in Northern valleys at the foothills of Hindu kush Mountains, the andarab district itself lies in baghlan province of northern afghanistan, which is a much colder and dryer region compared to balkh province. The majority of population is made up of tajik people, which are known as dighans that litrally translates to settled farmers. Tajik people are mostly of iranian origin, who migrated into northern afghanistan via tajikistan and now make up a decent and growing part of the population.
Andarab valley in itself has an extremely diversified climate, where the upper part of the valley remains very cold and harsh during winters with relatively cool summers but not nearly as hot as balkh. The lower part of the valley known as doshi stays mostly warm/moderately hot during summers and somewhat less colder than the upper Valley.Hindu kush although has been part of the hybridized cannabis repertoire for decades but hasn’t been Mapped out region wise to pin it to a specific region in hindu kush, since hindu kush is a vast region bordering with India,pakistan and then Into the afghanistan, it becomes widely important to understand how different regions have different qualitative /quantitative traits to offer.
Hindu kush is a short season/broadleaf drug producing variety, which grows Short and squatty, minimal side branching most of the plants shows an above average resin production and a plethora of different terpene Profiles ranging from spice/foul odours, rotten fruit, pine and coffee. Most plants show an increased amount of anthocyanin during late flowering As the environment turns colder.
Its ideal for growing indoors/outdoors or in greenhouses as the compact Structure allows multiple ways to propagate it. The bract wise yields are below average however with great resin production which more than makes up for it.