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South India; S.E. Asia
Type mainly sativa
Cultivation indoor/outdoor/greenhouse
THC 17-19%
High cerebral, uplifting, euphoric, sensual, stimulating, no negative side effects
Aroma fruity, minty, sweet
Harvest time (outdoor) October
Flowering time (indoor) 68 days
Yield dry (organic) 500-550 gr/m2; 850-1200 gr. per plant outdoor
Plant height medium-slightly tall



Kalichakra is named after the Indian goddess Kali (a consort of the ganja smoking Lord Shiva) and combines unique landrace genetics from South India and the Golden Triangle. Unlike typical Sativa's she grows extremely well indoor and has been known to perform satisfactorily even under low light. She is surprisingly adaptable, easy to grow, and a good choice for novice gardeners. Mother plants provide abundant clones. In hydroponics rapid growth can be expected.

Kalichakra responds well to being tied down and can grow an impressively large main cola from the even light distribution. However, due to the airy growth pattern light passes through to all flowering shoots. Therefore, you don’t have to tie down the plant unless you unexpectedly run into problems with height or have a very poor light source. We recommend this strain for SCROG and nearly all plants can be easily fitted into a SOG (sea of green) space despite the branchy growth. Due to the low odour this is a good choice as a 'stealth strain' for discreet cultivation.

Kalichakra grows fat conical shaped buds that usually peak in towers of calyxes. The calyx-to-leaf ratio is exceptionally good and makes harvesting very quick and simple. The phenotype with the long head bud dominating the plant is a 'keeper' (good choice as mother plant or breeding) for highest yields. With 4 weeks vegetative growth indoor under 400W HPS/m2 in quality soil the height of the plants averages between 100-120 cm. More than half tend to grow around the 100 cm mark. Plant height can be easily controlled by choosing a shorter vegetative time or pruning the top bud. The plants grow in a typical Sativa style with a Christmas tree shape and medium to long internodes. Some may need support towards the end of flowering to support the heavy buds, if the plant has not been pruned, or is not standing in close rows in a SOG setting. To maximise yield and strengthen upper branches it can be useful to remove the branches at the bottom 2-3 internodes on plants from seed before switching to the 12/12 light cycle. Although you can harvest after 68 days some plants from seed may still develop fatter buds for an extra week (clones tend to finish earlier). You can reduce the light cycle by an hour prior to harvest to speed up flowering if you are in a hurry.

This Sativa has good mold resistance thanks to our dedicated breeding goals in minimising undesirable genetic traits. Up to 42°N Kalichakra can deliver high yields outdoor and is one of the best strains available for hot, warm-temperate and tropical zones. In far northern climates we recommend a greenhouse. Results and harvest time will depend on plant care and local weather.

A sweet-minty taste accompanies most of the fragrant buds. The high is smooth and starts up leisurely. It is especially well suited for persons sensitive to a racy heart or anxiety. Kalichakra can have a very positive mood-enhancing effect which gives you a sunnier outlook on life. A warm and relaxed bodily sensation is not uncommon in combination with the functional, social high. It’s a great daytime smoke for all kinds of activities, but also helps you lie back and relax whenever you feel like it. You could call it balanced yin-yang ganja that unites the best of both worlds.

Top Features

  • exotic landrace
  • bumper crops hydroponics/outdoor
  • high calyx-leaf ratio
  • easy to grow
  • high mold resistance
  • "stealth strain" with low odour level
  • enjoyable Sativa high (no paranoia)

Medical Info

  • depression
  • lack of motivation
  • broad-spectrum use

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Customer Reviews

Based on 15 reviews
H.S. (Germany)
Decent performance strain

7 weeks into veg, plants are steadily growing and look very healthy. 2 phenotypes are identified. One is some tall, the other one grows bushier and smells stronger (all of them). Strain is not 100% consistent yet. We will see how it performs in flower. [Already had the Kali in 2005 growing, and was very happy with it. Now with legalization in Germany I ordered the same again.]

J.J. (United States)
I'd like to rate this later

The roots of this goddess have taken to Minnesota soil and it is a delight to see the growth at 3 weeks. I'd like to say more later and rate it after she's flowered. So far Mandala gets a 4 star at least and I expect I'll want to give them 5 in a few months. Impressive so far!

S.S. (United States)

I've been on the hunt for some Mandala genetics for over a decade. I only recently discovered that you guys have your own website, and was very pleasantly surprised by the tremendous amount of landrace genetics available from other breeders as well. I tried Kalichakra for the first time in 2008 and not only have been searching for the seeds ever since, but that may have been the experience that sparked my passion for landrace genetics in the first place! It is far too difficult to find good landrace genetics at the dispensaries these days, it's all gelato and skittles. But I'm looking forward to making some crosses with these beans and hopefully turning some people your way as well. I am already beyond excited for Kalichakra and the rest of my order.

J.M. (United States)
lovely plants, excellent customer service

super stoked to grow my mandala seeds out. shipping was a breeze. contacted them a couple times with questions and received prompt friendly responses. i’m currently growing 3 kalichakra's - luckily all 3 are female. just about to put them into flower. got a free feminized orient express that is already in flower. each plant is healthy and very vigorous. highly recommend mandala seeds if you like sativa. i will be a happily returning customer in the years ahead.

G.W. (United States)

I received them in the mail and can't wait for spring. I'm at 2,050 M.