5 Original Strains of Weed on The Canadian Market

Hindu Kush

Dive into the world of cannabis with a journey back to its origins.

Landrace or original strains are the foundation of today’s diverse cannabis varieties, cherished for their pure genetics and unique effects shaped by their native environments. In Canada, where the appreciation for authentic and high-quality cannabis runs deep, exploring these original strains offers enthusiasts a taste of history and a direct connection to the traditional cannabis culture.

Each strain, from the tranquil Hindu Kush to the vibrant Colombian Gold, carries a story worth experiencing. Join us as we explore five original strains that every cannabis enthusiast in Canada should know and try.

Hindu Kush

Step into the serene embrace of Hindu Kush, an original indica strain that has journeyed from the mountainous regions of its namesake to the hearts of Canadian cannabis connoisseurs.

Known for its thick, protective coat of crystal trichomes tailored to endure the harsh climate of its origins, Hindu Kush offers a deeply relaxing and soothing experience, perfect for unwinding after a long day. With its earthy and sweet pine aroma, this strain not only calms the mind but also enchants the senses.

Available at Greenland Botanicals, Hindu Kush is ideal for those seeking a classic indica with a rich heritage. Its robust effects not only provide therapeutic relaxation but also transport users to the ancient landscapes of Central Asia. For anyone looking to explore the roots of cannabis culture, Hindu Kush stands out as a testament to the enduring appeal of pure, unadulterated cannabis.


Venture into the robust world of Mazar-i-Sharif, a strain named after the Afghan city renowned for producing some of the world’s most exquisite hash.

This original weed strain is celebrated for its extraordinary resin production, which makes it a prime candidate for hash conversion, embodying a potency and flavor that are truly unparalleled. With a deeply sedative high that is both spiritual and tranquilizing, Mazar-i-Sharif offers a profound experience of relaxation and well-being.

At Greenland Botanicals, you’ll find Mazar-i-Sharif in its most revered form as hash, showcasing its rich, earthy flavors and powerful effects that can last for hours. This strain is a favorite among those who appreciate the art of traditional hash-making and seek a potent, almost meditative escape.

It’s a direct link to the ancient traditions of cannabis consumption, making it a must-try for enthusiasts looking to delve deep into the heritage and craftsmanship of classic cannabis culture.

Red Congo

Red Congo, a vibrant original sativa strain, is a favorite for those seeking a boost of energy and mental clarity.

Originating from the Congo region, this strain is praised for its ability to deliver a sharp focus and a surge of euphoria, making it ideal for daytime use. Its zesty and fruity notes complement the uplifting effects, providing a sensory experience that is as invigorating as it is delightful.

Perfect for creative endeavors or social gatherings, Red Congo at Greenland Botanicals offers a clear-headed high that encourages productivity and enhances mood without the heaviness of physical sedation. This strain is particularly popular among Canadian cannabis enthusiasts who appreciate a lively buzz that sharpens the mind and awakens the senses.

If you’re looking to elevate your day and stay active and engaged, Red Congo is your go-to companion.


Nepalese, an original weed strain hailing from the mountainous regions of Nepal, offers a harmonious blend of aromatic indulgence and balanced effects.

Renowned for its use in traditional hand-rubbed charas (hash), Nepalese provides a smooth, earthy smoke with hints of floral and sweet notes. Its effects are as balanced as its origins, providing a moderate cerebral high that stimulates creativity while maintaining a sense of calm and relaxation.

This versatile original weed strain is perfect for those who enjoy a milder high that enhances mood and sociability without overwhelming the senses. Nepalese is appreciated for its authenticity and subtle complexity, making it a favorite among connoisseurs and casual users alike.

If you’re looking to explore a piece of cannabis history with a gentle touch, Nepalese offers a taste of the ancient artisanal practices still cherished in the heart of the Himalayas.

Colombian Gold

Step back in time with Colombian Gold, a legendary sativa that originates from the misty mountains of Santa Marta in Colombia.

Known for its sweet and spicy aroma, this vibrant strain delivers a high that is as exhilarating as its bright golden buds. Colombian Gold is celebrated for its cerebral effects that stimulate creativity and produce a euphoric sense of well-being, making it a favorite for daytime use.

This strain’s uplifting properties are particularly cherished by those who seek motivation or a mood boost to overcome the doldrums of daily routines. Colombian Gold is available for those who desire a classic sativa with a rich history and unforgettable effects.

Whether you’re engaging in artistic projects, socializing, or simply enjoying the great outdoors, Colombian Gold provides the perfect backdrop for a bright and active day.

An Original Cannabis Experience Unlike Any Other

Exploring original strains like Hindu Kush, Mazar-i-Sharif, Red Congo, Nepalese, and Colombian Gold offers a rare glimpse into the rich tapestry of cannabis culture.

These landrace strains, available at Greenland Botanicals, provide not just unique effects and flavors but also a connection to the ancient origins of cannabis cultivation. Each strain presents a story of its own, crafted by the natural environments and historical contexts from which they emerge.

Discover Original Strains at Greenland Botanicals

Whether you’re drawn to the soothing depths of Hindu Kush, the sharp focus of Red Congo, or the joyful uplift of Colombian Gold, Greenland Botanicals offers a curated selection of original strains that cater to every palate and preference.

Dive into the history and enjoy the pure essence of these traditional varieties. Visit Greenland Botanicals today to experience the best of the cannabis world, celebrating the heritage that brought these incredible strains to our present.