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Lemon Shortbread

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 16 - 17%

CBD 0.36 - 0.54%

Effect Tingly

Side Effect Tingly

Flavor Sweet

Lemon Shortbread Strain


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


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The Lemon Shortbread strain is a slightly Sativa-dominant hybrid (60% Sativa/40% Indica) bred by crossing the legendary Lemon Skunk and SinMint Cookies strains. Named for its well-recognized flavor, Lemon Shortbread packs a sweet and sour citrus aroma with peppery undertones coming from myrcene and caryophyllene. The Lemon Shortbread cannabis flower's high hits smokers almost as soon as they exhale, filling them with a lifted sense of happiness from the first exhale. With 16-17% THC, Lemon Shortbread marijuana bud should be smoked by veteran users.

The chemical makeup of Lemon Shortbread strain is varied, including such cannabinoids as:

  • CBD 0.36 - 0.54%
  • CBC 0.33 - 0.37%
  • CBG 0.05 - 0.13%
  • CBN 0.03 - 0.27%
  • THCV 0.7 - 0.47%

Lemon Shortbread Terpene Profile

Lemon Shortbread strain features a sweet and sugary fresh lemon aroma with delicate hints of creamy vanilla and backed cookies. The aroma comes from myrcene and caryophyllene terpenes, which create most of the whole composition. Other terpenes are pinene, ocimene, and humulene, which are responsible for weed's earthy and peppery hints. Limonene, linalool, and terpinolene perfectly balance the taste and aroma with floral and citrus hints.

Health Benefits and Effects of the Weed

The Lemon Shortbread has a fast-acting high, hitting smokers with the very first inhales. The weed leaves users feeling lifted with a sense of happiness and creativity. After an energy punch that promotes a euphoric state, consumers may notice relieving, soothing, and mind refreshing benefits of the Lemon Shortbread cannabis flower.

Boasting a high THC level combined with a light physical tingle that makes the body feel stimulated yet relaxed at the same time makes Lemon Shortbread marijuana an ultimate choice for treating conditions like:

  • Stress
  • Fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • Migraines
  • Depression

Info for Growers

Lemon Shortbread is relatively easy to grow with a flowering window of 54-63 days. Growers can pick the yield amounting to 10-15 ounces per plant on 59 days. When growing indoors, the plant reaches 30-60 inches, but outdoor conditions can boost the height up to 80 inches.

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Lemon Shortbread 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. 16 - 17%
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. 0.36 - 0.54%
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. 0.33 - 0.37%
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. 0.05 - 0.13%
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. 0.03 - 0.27%
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. 0.47 - 0.7%

Lemon Shortbread 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. 0.06%
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. 0.29%
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. 0.01%
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. 0.09%
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. 0.18%
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%
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. 0.02%
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. 0.27%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 54 - 63 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 59 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 60-80

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