If you go to a seed bank with a specific name in mind, there’s a good chance they’ll sell those exact seeds so you can theoretically grow the exact same stuff yourself. If you buy online it’s anyone’s guess what you’ll be getting, though the better sites do sell the same seeds so if you know the name already you are set.
The Sensi Seed Bank of Amsterdam is one of the oldest and most famous banks in the city. They have two locations and have been in business for over 20 years. Furthermore, they are owned by the same people who run the Cannabis Museum and the Cannabis College nearby.
Prices of seeds in Amsterdam
I’ve never done it, so I have no experience myself, but I’d imagine that the more reputable seed banks must have a pretty good system of getting these things to their customers, or they’d be out of business in a hurry, or at least they’d refuse to even try a shipment.
Cannabis, both in marijuana and hash form, almost always has a colorful name attached to each individual strain. The best and most scientific minds in the business are constantly coming up with new strains that contain more THC or flower in different colors or taste like something else familiar, so the varieties to choose from can seem infinite. When you are in one of the Amsterdam coffee shops you can test several of them to find the one you like best, both in flavor and the type of high you get.
If you are into this as a hobby you should absolutely go into the Cannabis Museum and speak to the people in there to get great tips on all this stuff, and then go next door to the Sensi Seed Bank shop to do your purchasing.
Most of the plants are best shipped bare roots. . You can also wrap the top of the plant stems to avoid breakage. For shipping succulents and cacti make sure that they are not water recently before pulling them out. Semi-dry soil is better for shipping them.
Contradictory Dutch regulations have created what’s known as a “backdoor” policy: cannabis production is illegal, but Dutch coffee shops are allowed to sell it. Even though that’s technically a criminal offence, the sale of small quantities is “tolerated”.
Because most countries have regulations to protect against agricultural pests and diseases as well as invasive species, you will probably need both a phytosanitary certificate and an import permit to take or send your seeds to another country.
What vegetables can cross the border?
Fresh fruits and vegetables are nonmailable unless presented in a dry (not dried) condition. Other perishable foods that are capable of easily decomposing or that cannot reach their destination without spoiling are nonmailable. Packaging must be strong and securely sealed as required in DMM 601.
It’s not illegal to mail seeds WITHIN the US. But when going “global”, like outside the US, it can be illegal. If it isn’t illegal, you will still have to fill out a Customs form.
100% ok to bring seeds back mate. Seeds aren’t illegal at all, it’s what you do with them 😉 Absolutely fine – they are legal souvenirs until germinated.
Guidelines for shipping plants, fruits, vegetables and seeds For example, houseplants are allowed to enter as long as they are grown indoors (such as in a home or greenhouse), planted in sterile, commercial potting soil, free from pests, appear healthy, and will remain inside.
You can expect to receive your order within 31 business days from the shipment date. We would appreciate your patience while waiting for your order to arrive. Please only contact us if your order has not arrived within the 31 business day time period.
Here in the Netherlands, we measure the yield of a marijuana plant by per sq meter. So if you have 1 plant per sq meter it will yield the same as 2 plants in that same sq meter as space and light will have to be shared. The yield stated on the website is the max documented weight of the buds collected after being harvested per sq meter. The yields stated on the website are actual results after vigorous testing of the strain before being sold commercially.
You will also read that it states “up to X grams” meaning that is the max you can expect. It does not mean that it is the average you can expect.
Yield results, of course may vary, however, the yields posted are based on the results of our growers. There is a multitude of factors that will determine the overall yield of a plant.
Do you have tracking on your shipments?
Yes, we guarantee the arrival. We urge you to recheck the shipping address before placing your order as a free reshipment is only possible if we were provided the correct address in the original order. Sometimes packages are held in customs, so contact us after 31 business days of placing your order if your package hasn’t arrived.
Please send your cash payment and order number in an envelope with registered mail to:
Address: Postbus 59356
Zip code: 1014 BP
Country: The Netherlands
If you wish to cancel or change your order then it can only be done if we have not yet processed your order. If your order has not been processed and you want to change your order then we will need to cancel it first. Then you can make a new order with the changes you would like.