About Emerald Mountain Legacy

Emerald Mountain Legacy stands as a tribute to the legendary work of Mack Anderson, also known as Mandelbrot or Ras Truth, a key figure in introducing diesel fuel genetics to Northern California's renowned Emerald Triangle. With a commitment to continuing Mandelbrot's pioneering work, Emerald Mountain Legacy focuses on preserving and advancing the distinctive, gasoline-scented high-grade cannabis that has become a hallmark of the Emerald Triangle. The company is particularly noted for distributing the first clones of OG Kush and Sour Diesel in Humboldt County and developing cultivars that have become foundational to the area's cannabis fame​ (Pure Sativa)​​ (Mary’s Seeds Cannabis Seeds)​. Mandelbrot was a proponent of sustainable, sun-grown organic cannabis cultivation, sharing his knowledge freely at a time when educational resources for cannabis cultivation were scarce due to prohibition. His organic growing practices emphasized the superiority of cannabis derived from organic living soil and natural sunlight over synthetic alternatives. Royal Kush, a standout among his breeding achievements, is an indica-dominant hybrid known for its unique blend of Southern Humboldt Purple Kush, real Sour Diesel, and pre-Soviet Highland Afghani genetics. This strain is celebrated for its complex aroma, potency, and ability to impart its robust characteristics to its progeny, making it a cornerstone of Emerald Mountain Legacy's breeding program​ (Pure Sativa)​​ (Mary’s Seeds Cannabis Seeds)​. In honoring Mandelbrot's legacy, Emerald Mountain Legacy, led by his brothers Ben and Bogie, continues to make these precious genetics available to the public. They also aim to introduce new variations of their established fuel cultivars to meet the evolving tastes of cannabis consumers. The company offers two lines of seeds: Emerald Mountain Legacy and Mandelbrot’s Family Heirlooms, catering to a range of growers from enthusiasts seeking phenotypic variance to those desiring the refined qualities of their boutique seeds​ (EML)​​ (seedfinder.eu)​.
  • Preservation of Diesel Fuel Genetics: Emerald Mountain Legacy is renowned for its commitment to preserving and advancing the diesel fuel genetics brought to the Emerald Triangle by Mandelbrot. This includes the distribution of the first clones of OG Kush and Sour Diesel in Humboldt County, which laid the groundwork for the region’s esteemed cannabis reputation​ (Pure Sativa)​​ (Mary’s Seeds Cannabis Seeds)​.
  • Sustainable and Organic Cultivation: Mandelbrot’s advocacy for sustainable, sun-grown organic cannabis cultivation is a cornerstone of Emerald Mountain Legacy’s philosophy. By emphasizing the use of organic living soil and natural sunlight, they continue to demonstrate that the highest quality cannabis is produced through environmentally friendly practices​ (Pure Sativa)​​ (Mary’s Seeds Cannabis Seeds)​.
  • Royal Kush: This indica-dominant hybrid stands as a testament to Mandelbrot’s breeding genius. With its earthy flavor, notes of diesel fuel and gasoline, and a sedative, cerebral high, Royal Kush not only showcases unique terpene profiles and unrivaled potency but also serves as the centerpiece of Emerald Mountain Legacy’s breeding program due to its stability and ability to impart desirable traits to its progeny​ (Pure Sativa)​​ (Mary’s Seeds Cannabis Seeds)​.
  • Legacy and Heirloom Lines: Emerald Mountain Legacy offers two distinct lines of seeds: the Emerald Mountain Legacy line for those who appreciate phenotypic variations and potential for personal breeding projects, and Mandelbrot’s Family Heirlooms for those seeking refined, boutique-quality seeds. This dual approach caters to a wide range of cannabis connoisseurs and growers, from hobbyists to serious breeders looking for stable and unique genetics​ (EML)​​ (seedfinder.eu)​.

Emerald Mountain Legacy, through its dedicated preservation of Mandelbrot’s work and its commitment to organic cultivation practices, not only honors the legacy of a cannabis cultivation pioneer but also enriches the cannabis community with genetics that are both historically significant and of the highest quality.

A continuation of Mandelbrot’s (AKA Ras Truth) life’s work. Breeder of Royal Kush, Truth, 707 Headband & OilSpill.


Strain archive

This is a place to showcase the breeder’s past breeding work. If it is marked retired, it will not come back. However, if it’s marked “out of stock,” Sign up for the “out of stock” list, on the product page, and be the first to know when it comes back in.

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