All cannabis is officially classified as Cannabis Sativa – even hemp. Cannabis Sativa can however be further divided into several sub-species, the main ones being: Cannabis indica, Cannabis sativa and Cannabis ruderalis.
Although superficially similar to one another, Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa plants are as alike as cider and champagne. This isn’t to say that one is superior to the other, rather that they each have their own distinct characteristics beyond certain surface similarities.
We’ve found that while many people are aware of indica and sativa strains, there seems to be uncertainty as to what exactly sets the two apart. So if you’re looking for a practical, quick-fire guide to some of the key differences, you’ll love this infographic.