Genetics: Russian ruderalis x Cali landrace (or Afghani?)
Type: Sativa dominant
Origin: Mantanuska Valley, Alaska
Effects: Powerfully cerebral sativa
Use: Daytime, excellent wake and bake strain
Medical: Chronic pain, depression, mood disorders
ATF (also known as Alaskan Thunderf**k,) is a potent and well-known cannabis strain. It has gained popularity for its unique combination of effects and its origins in Alaska. Here’s some information about the strain:
ATF is believed to have originated in the Matanuska Valley in Alaska. It is said to be a cross between a Northern California Sativa and a Russian ruderalis strain. The strain’s exact genetics and lineage might vary depending on the source, as with many cannabis strains.
The buds of ATF are typically dense and coated with a thick layer of trichomes, giving them a frosty appearance. The strain often has a pungent and earthy aroma, with hints of pine and citrus notes.
This strain is renowned for its potent effects. It is generally considered a sativa-dominant strain, which means it tends to produce more cerebral and uplifting effects compared to indica strains. Consumers often report feeling an initial rush of euphoria, accompanied by an increase in creativity and energy. This strain is often used during the day or in social settings, as it can promote sociability and conversation.
Like many cannabis strains, ATF has been used medicinally by some individuals. Its uplifting and euphoric effects may potentially help with mood disorders, stress, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, some users have reported using it for mild pain relief or to stimulate appetite.