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Lemon
Type
Hybrid 70% S, 30% I
Dominant terpene
Carene 0.45%
THC

5.83 - 8.5%

CBD

0.26 - 2.67%

CBG

0.45 - 0.99%

Taste

Citrus, Skunk

Effect

Uplifted

The Lemon strain is a cannabis hybrid with Sativa-prevailing genetics. Its THC content is measured at 5.83-8.5%, while the level of CBD amounts to just 2.67 - 0.26%, which makes it best suited for novice and light smokers. However, experienced users and MMJ patients also often smoke this weed due to the enticing fresh citrus aroma provided by its leading terpene — limonene. Other components occurring in the strain are listed below:

All About Lemon Strain Weed Strain

  • CBC 0.13 - 0.64%
  • CBG 0.45 - 0.99%
  • CBN 0.33 - 0.2%
  • THCV 0.22 - 0.64%

Taste and Main Terpenes

This cannabis packs a delightful lemon aroma that can make the mouth water. As described by consumers, it resembles the taste of freshly peeled lemon slices mixed with a hint of skunk. Some consumers also experience a pungent, nutty odor on exhale, complemented by the spiciness of caryophyllene and the sweetness of carene, with the hints of musky, earthy overtones.

Major Effects and Medical Uses

While skilled smokers might find the potency of the Lemon strain quite low, beginning smokers love it for its uplifting and energizing effect. With its mood-boosting sensation, it’s a perfect strain for consumers who want to quickly get into a relaxed state after a rough day at work or hang out with friends for a fit of giggles. On the other hand, the effects of this plant allow using it not only for the euphoric lift but also for those suffering from the following conditions:

  • Appetite loss
  • Migraines
  • Chronic stress
  • Depression
  • Parkinson’s
  • Mood swings

It is important to note that, even though this weed has a low THC content, it may provoke adverse reactions in people prone to panic attacks and paranoia if consumed in high doses. Therefore, it’s advised to consume it with caution.

Tips for Growers

Lemon Strain can be grown both indoors and outdoors, requiring from 64 up to 75 days to flower and 80 days to harvest. The grown plant has fluffy, mint-colored buds with amber hairs and a milky-white coating of trichomes. When cultivated indoors, the plants reach 30” to 60” in height and deliver small yields that amount to 1-2 O/Ft². Outdoor plants, in turn, can be as tall as 80” and produce 15 - 20 Oz/plant.

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Strain details

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. 5.83 - 8.5%
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. 0.26 - 2.67%
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. 0.13 - 0.64%
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. 0.45 - 0.99%
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. 0.33 - 0.2%
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. 0.22 - 0.64%

Lemon Terpene Profile

Carene Carene (also known as Delta-3 carene) is a terpene found in rosemary, lemons, pines, and cedars, offering citrusy and cypress aroma. Studies on mice showed that carene provides anti-inflammatory effects, as well as promotes bone health and chronic pain relief. 0.45%
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. 0.14%
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. 0.41%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 64 - 75 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 80 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 60-80

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