Lamb's Bread Butter
Type: Landrace Jamaican Sativa
Genetics: Jamaican Sativa
Geographic Origin: Jamaica
Seed Company/Clone: Seed versions have been released by Dutch seedbanks, but the real landrace varieties still exist
Description: A legendary Sativa popularized by the likes of Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, Lamb’s Bread (at times called “Lamb’s Breath” or “Lambsbread”) is thought to be a skunk variety but is wholly different, with an extremely uppy and creative Sativa effect.
Story: The term “lamb’s bread” is common in the Rastafarian religion, mentioned in many Reggae songs. The Ethiopian Zion Coptic Church is a mansion of Rastafari movement which flourished in the 1970s was accused, tried and convicted of smuggling massive amounts of potent cannabis from Jamaica to Miami in actions that kept the Jamaican economy afloat that decade. The Prime Minister at the time Edward Seaga, when he came to the U.S. said in an interview "It's just a little Sensimilla that it keep the country going right now". That was the Coptics.
As a slang term, it’s also common in Jamaica and simply means great ganja. Dutch cannabis seed banks have taken to calling the strain “Lamb’s Breath”, erroneously thinking that it was Jamacian patoisbeing pronounced “bread” or “bred”.
Flowering Time: 9-10 weeks
Preferred Growing Medium: Known for being grown outdoors, Lamb’s Bread needs room to stretch if grown indoors.
Scent: Spicy, at times with a slightly putrid smell
Flavor: Spicy, but not particularly noteworthy
Effects: This strain is an extremely uplifting and cerebral Sativa, sparking the creative mind and making any daily activity more enjoyable. This is a true tropical Sativa and can come with feelings of anxiety and paranoia for some users, but for others, it’s an amazing breath of fresh air mentally, clearing the cobwebs out and refreshing the perspective.