Hybrid
Magic Johnson

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 27 - 31%

CBD 0.21 - 0.45%

Effect Euphoric

Side Effect Concern

Flavor Pungent

All About Magic Johnson Weed Strain

THC

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

CBD

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

Potency

Newbie Skilled

The Magic Johnson strain is a powerful option for veteran cannabis smokers. It is a Sativa-leaning hybrid with an 80% Sativa and 20% Indica mix. Its THC content is higher than average and can be as high as 27-31%! It is not suitable for beginning smokers who can opt for a less powerful option.

This rare weed phenotype attracts professional users by its potency and rich cannabinoid profile. As scientific research suggests, cannabinoids are active chemicals in medical marijuana that have a potential utility for various medical conditions. The compounds present in Magic Johnson are:

  • CBC 0.08-0.2%
  • CBG 0.03-0.11%
  • CBN 0.18-0.31%
  • THCV 0.26-0.41%
  • CBD 0.21-0.45%

Fragrances and Tastes in Magic Johnson

The aroma brought by this kush is exceptionally pungent and carries herbal and spicy notes. The smoke with a peppery allure is quite harsh and definitely not for smokers who prefer mild fruity and floral odors. Caryophyllene, limonene, and pinene bring these scents to the table. Some smokers report a fresh undercurrent of pine with sweet citrus notes, mainly lime and lemon. Woody and earthy notes are also mixed in. Camphene and linalool are terpenes that are responsible for these flavors.

Typical Medical Uses and Effects

The strain provides a magic dreamy high with an influx of giddy euphoria that lifts the spirits of smokers and gives lots of giggles. People feel complete relaxation both mentally and physically. They can become unfocused and get pleasant tingles around the body.

This cannabis hybrid is used to alleviate symptoms of:

Some individuals claim they have an appetite increase after smoking Magic Johnson.

Single users may become affected by a high THC level and experience adverse effects. Some of these reactions include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Depression
  • Concern
  • Panic attacks
  • Slurred speech
  • Dry eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Thirst and dry mouth

Growth Review

The Magic Johnson strain’s seeds can grow both indoors and outdoors. It is not tricky for newer growers and requires only 52-61 days to flower. The harvesting usually begins 62 days after germination. A typical indoor harvest can amount to 1-2 oz./ft2, while outdoor yields can be 10-15 oz./plant. The plants are not exceptionally tall and can reach 30’’-60’’ for any environment. The nugs are heart-shaped with bright orange hairs.

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Magic Johnson Strain Cannabinoids

THC 27 - 31% 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.
CBD 0.21 - 0.45% 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.
CBC 0.08 - 0.2% 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.
CBG 0.03 - 0.11% 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.
CBN 0.18 - 0.31% 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.
THCV 0.26 - 0.41% 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.

Magic Johnson Terpene Profile

Carene 0.09% 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.
Pinene 0.16% 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.
Myrcene 0.07% 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.
Camphene 0.13% 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.
Limonene 0.18% 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.
Linalool 0.11% 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.
Valencene 0.04% 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.
Phellandrene 0.02% Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender.
Caryophyllene 0.2% 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.
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 52 - 61 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 62 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 30-60

Magic Johnson Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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User Reviews 1

Kara
03.27.2022

I can really sit back and enjoy this smoke. It is a sweet smooth smoke. In a couple minutes I become happy and actually giggly. My body begins to relax not long afterwards. I feel so stressed free and euphoric right now.

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