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Hybrid 80% S, 20% I
Dominant terpene
Humulene 0.55%

7.5 - 12.5%


0.01 - 0.5%


0.23 - 1.24%


Coffee, Earthy



Lava is a Sativa-dominant hybrid strain of unknown origins. It is a clone-only strain, which explains its rarity and absence from the dispensary shelves. Lava is considered a crossing between Hawaiian (f) and African Purple (m). Among its primary cannabinoids, it carries approximately 7.5-12.5% THC and only 0,01-0,5% CBD. On the chance one is lucky enough to encounter Lava, handling it shouldn’t be a hassle even for novice tokers. Although Lava cannabis strain doesn’t have that many terpenes in its profile, all of them interact flawlessly, creating unordinary flavors matching its mysterious background. Those terpenes are:

All About Lava Weed Strain

Lava Strain Flavor Profile

This cannabis presents a potent coffee flavor fused with fruity and earthy hints. With the help of a closer inspection, besides dominant coffee taste, it’s possible to distinguish some notes of earthiness, mango, and chestnut. There is nothing impressive that coffee flavor is that powerful because all the terpenes, except for limonene, cooperate for it to appear. At the same time, humulene is also responsible for earthiness, while camphene creates mango and chestnut presence.

Common Effects

Lava strain allows the consumer to experience a decent combination of relaxing Indica properties and the extent of heady Sativa influence. The high provides a pleasant feeling of relaxation and peace while simultaneously improving concentration and creativity. All those effects pair well with any tasks that demand a creative approach. Worth mentioning that some reviewers also stated that it can induce an arousal effect. The best time to smoke some Lava weed strain is during the daytime or the afternoon.

Regarding its medical benefits, this weed can become a way to relieve the following disorders:

  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • Lack of appetite
  • PTSD

However, during the consumption, one may also face a range of side effects, such as:

  • Slurred speech
  • Dry eyes

Info for Growers

As mentioned above, the plant is available only as a clone, which makes obtaining it pretty challenging. The good news is the fact that the Lava strain plant can be grown indoors, as well as outdoors. Usually, the height fluctuates between 30-60 inches, independently of growing in the room or open air. The flowering cycle takes around 70-83 days, and the best time to harvest the crop is 89 days. After that, the plant produces approximately 1-2 Oz/Ft² (~400 g/m²) indoors and 15-20 Oz/plant (~550 g/plant) outdoors.

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Strain details

Lava 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. 7.5 - 12.5%
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. 0.01 - 0.5%
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. 0.08 - 0.67%
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. 0.23 - 1.24%
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. 0.3 - 0.17%
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. 0.46 - 0.93%

Lava Terpene Profile

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. 0.06%
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. 0.55%
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. 0.06%
Eucalyptol Eucalyptol (also known as cineole) is usually found in eucalyptus, mint, sage, and tea tree oil. Distinguished for its cooling properties, eucalyptol constitutes only up 0.6% of a total terpene profile of a strain. This terpene exhibits potent antibacterial effects and can also be used to treat patients with Alzheimer's disease and asthma. 0.33%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 70 - 83 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 89 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

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