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Golden Lemon

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 20 - 22%

CBD 0.28 - 0.57%

Effect Relaxed

Side Effect Thirst and dry mouth

Flavor Pine

Golden Lemon Strain Information


High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%


Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%


Newbie Skilled

Golden Lemon is a hybrid strain that carries its lineage genetics from the crossing of Kosher Kush and Lemon Skunk parent strain plants. Its CBD/THC ratio lingers to the tetrahydrocannabinol predominance. THC content ranges from 20 to 22%, while CBD content is about 0.28-0.57%. The camphene and terpinolene terpenes mix give this child strain a taste of citrus and pine. For those just getting started with cannabis, the Golden Lemon strain will be enjoyable.

Dominant Terpenes, Smell, and Flavor

When it comes to creating a high-quality marijuana product, each ingredient is essential and will contribute to your experience. The Golden Lemon strain’s total terpene content (1.00%) includes a variety of terpenes, the most dominant being:

  • Camphene (0.18%)
  • Terpinolene (0.16%)
  • Myrcene (0.15%)
  • Ocimene (0.13%)
  • Caryophyllene (0.09%)
  • Limonene (0.08%)

It has a powerful natural aroma. Many people find it pleasant, with its fresh lemon scent complemented by hints of earth and herbs. The taste of the Golden Lemon strain starts off with a burst of lemon on the first hit. This strain is a perfect choice for smokers who would like to try canna edibles but are a little too “high” to cook with. The Golden Lemon strain is known to be mild enough that you can cook on it but strong enough to get you high. This strain is used in cannabutter, wax, and oil.

Effects to Expect and Possible Adverse Reactions

Golden Lemon is said to be a complex strain, not just because of its genetics but also for its effects. The initial feeling is uplifting euphoria and a strong desire to have fun. ​​The high creeps up and hits you around the 45-minute mark, leaving you merry and giggly. Not an intense high at all; pleasant and enjoyable is more like it.

However, if you’re using this marijuana for the first time, you should know what to expect before trying it. While there are some things that are in its favor, not everyone has the same experiences with this strain. There are some unwelcome side effects of this strain. Dry eyes and mouth, dizziness, headaches, and paranoia are the most common side effects. But these adverse reactions don’t outweigh the benefits this strain has to offer.

Medical Benefits and Usage

The Golden Lemon strain might be a good choice for users who want mental stimulation without drowsiness. It is beneficial for patients to help alleviate the burden of the following medical conditions:

Suggestions for Growers

The Golden Lemon strain is easy to grow and will sustain itself once established. It takes around 45-50 days of flowering time to mature its seeds into a plant. It will give you less than 150 grams per square meter of both indoor and outdoor yield. When you first open these buds, you'll see chunky, gorgeously colored trichomes and a gorgeous dusting of shimmering crystal resin. These nugs tend to be tight and dense with a nice layer of small light and dark green pistils.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 90% Voted
Dry eyes icon
Dry eyes 52% Voted
Drowsiness icon
Drowsiness 28% Voted
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Golden Lemon Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 20 - 22%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.28 - 0.57%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.12 - 0.7%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.28 - 0.9%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.58 - 0.28%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.18 - 0.77%

Golden Lemon Terpene Profile

Pinene Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects. 0.07%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.15%
Ocimene Ocimene (derived from the Ancient Greek word Ocimum meaning basil) is a terpene with sweet and herbaceous flavors, also boasting citrusy and woody undertones. Naturally, ocimene occurs in mint, parsley, orchids, hops, kumquats, mangoes, basil, bergamot, lavender, and pepper. Offers antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties. 0.13%
Camphene Camphene is terpene common for carrots, pepper, dill, fennel, nutmeg, thyme, as well as other fruits and vegetables. Camphene has a damp, pungent, herbal, minty aroma with pine undertones. In cannabis, mostly found in Indica strains. Camphene causes cooling sensations, having anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antioxidant, analgesic, and antifungal effects. 0.18%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.04%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.08%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.08%
Valencene Valencene is a terpene that got its name from Valencia oranges - a fruit where It's initially found. Valencene offers citrusy, sweet aromas, with flavors having notes of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, and, occasionally, fresh herbs or freshly cut wood. Citrus aromas, frequently found in a wide variety of cannabis strains, are contributed to by valencene, which is known for anti-inflammatory and insect repelling properties. 0.02%
Terpinolene Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases. 0.16%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.09%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 45 - 50 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 50 Days
Yield outdoor
Yield indoor < 0.5 Oz/Ft² (< 150 g/m²)
Height indoor < 30
Height outdoor < 30

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User Reviews 11


PTSD sufferer. I take the strain every evening and it showed some significant effect. Cant speak for others but worked for me

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Its strong!! It needs some experienced takers but the citrusy joint can behandled by novices too. You are hearing it from a novice like me. However, take little little at first.

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A very good relief for hypertension and I also carry a small chunk in my purse. The lemony smell keeps my emotions in bay even if I am not really smoking it. Well, it is very strong so be aware of that.

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Declan the Fan

I am a complete beginner and didnt know what I was taking. This literally made me collapse on bed and it felt like I was going to get paralysed. Not suggested for new ones like wikileaf said.

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A smart citrusy flavor that give you candy like feel.

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I smile, I feel good and I feel like hugging someone.

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Lyudmyla Jshbdmksh

leafly said slight anxiety as side effect but thats a whole load of anxiety!!

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It has some lemony tones and is great to stop nausea and unease.

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A very good earthy joint.

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My must before writing poetry

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It severely dries the eyes.

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