Sativa or Indica, which came first, the chicken or the egg?

To this day, there is still no way to determine if cannabis moved geographically into the mountains, or spread from the mountains.

Whether it was by the action of the elements, birds, beasts or man.

It is known that cannabis was populating new ecological niches and geographically specific areas.

Which were suitable for growth or cultivation , and that allowed the plant to evolve.

Sativas are endemic to equatorial areas , they are photodependent, and large in size, and grow and bloom with photoperiods of light typical of tropical areas.

Cannabis Rudelaris comes from cold areas , they are photo-independent, and are adapted to short or very long periods of light, Alaska, Siberia, etc.

Rudelaris is considered a sub-species of Cannabis, adapted to cold, but with zero THC content, and high CBD.

Cannabis has been for thousands of years, indispensable for the life of the human being

The  Indica dominant cannabis plants typically come upland and are light dependent , and medium size.

This adaptation to the soil of high areas, and to their climatology, has been decisive in the morphological adaptation suffered by the Indicas.

They are shorter and smaller than their Sativa dominant sisters, which come from the lowlands, more populated, and reach greater size.

To date, no one knows if these specific differences occurred naturally or if they were the result of domestication.

Traditionally, Indica cannabis plants is grown (mostly) in many regions where wild strains of Sativa cannabis are also commonly grown .

In tropical regions where Sativa cannabis plants is grown , wild cannabis Indica populations are not listed in botanical reports.

This circumstantial evidence suggests that Cannabis Sativa was initially domesticated in the lowland settlements.

And that it was cultivated, until a plant standard was achieved that could be cultivated more easily in high lands, which are more exposed.

In such a case, the cannabis Indica would have been selectively bred .

To give rise to plants that produce seeds as quickly as possible, and are ready before winter frosts.

This allowed a new species of cannabis (now called cannabis Indica ) to evolve and develop its own identity in the mountains.

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