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Panama Red, a legendary cannabis strain that hails from the sultry tropical climes of Panama, offers a captivating journey into the annals of cannabis history. A pure 100% sativa, it boasts deep green buds adorned with fiery red pistils. Reminiscent of herbal tea and wood with subtle undertones of fresh soil, this strain teases the senses. Named after its country of origin, Panama Red, a landrace strain, emerged as a symbol of a bygone era, becoming a cultural icon in the 1960s. Its THC content averages at 10% but can reach 16%, delivering classic sativa effects that invigorate, stimulate creativity, and uplift the spirit. This strain is also reputed for its potential to alleviate stomach issues and increase appetite.
The nuggets of Panama Red are known for their vibrant green hue, with a crystalline dusting. Notable terpenes include myrcene. The strain takes about 11 weeks to reach full flowering, and this extended cultivation time contributed to its dwindling popularity in the face of faster-growing, more profitable alternatives.
Panama Red derives its name from its place of origin, the tropical nation of Panama, where it was cultivated for export, particularly to the United States and Europe, during the 20th century.
Panama Red has an ASHI score of 10 out of 11, and a BPS rating of 16 out of 50. The ASHI score, or Ascendancy Strains Heat Index, speaks to how popular it is at this moment in time. Think of it as measuring the flash in the pan strains that are hot right now for consumers. Social media discussions, consumer ratings and reviews are all data points that feed into this score.
BPS, or Brand Power Score, is more institution facing and looks more at data points which reflect how much respect and power this strain has to the industry. Strains that have articles written about them, sold as seeds, award history and inclusion in a strain directory are all examples of data points which feed into a BPS rating. The genetic blend of this strain is 89% Sativa.