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Merlot Og
Indica 0% S, 100% I
Dominant terpene
Nerolidol 0.4%

12.24 - 16.31%


0.02 - 0.29%


0.47 - 1.3%


Tea, Woody



Merlot OG marijuana plant was first grown in 2006 in Southern California. It is an Indica of four different species (Larry OG X Grape Ape and Blackberry Rhino X SFV OG) where the predominance of Indica is quite pronounced (70% Indica).

All About Merlot OG Weed Strain

Merlot OG cannabis contains an average of 15% THC, the amount of CBD content varies between 0.02% and 0.29%. The dominant terpene of the cannabis strain is myrcene.

Due to its mild properties and pronounced euphoric effect, it will be to the taste of most users, regardless of the length of use.

Taste and Aroma

Merlot OG weed strain is dense green buds with a purple hue. The first notes are an intricate mixture of berries and spices, later sourness appears, which in the end turns into a woody aftertaste. The users say that the tart taste of the strain resembles a red wine.

Merlot OG Strain Effects and Medical Uses

The predominance of Indica causes a relaxing effect, which, however, begins with a euphoric onset. Therefore, the state of relaxation will be pleasant; it will give pure peace and happiness. It will be lovely not only to listen to music, watch a movie but also to communicate - so for a relaxed evening with friends and a cup of tea, Merlot OG cannabis strain is most welcome. Since it does not give an excess of energy but rather has a sedative effect, this weed will be more appropriate for evening use.

At the same time, the properties of the Merlot OG strain allow you to overcome several health problems. In particular, with just a couple of puffs, many ailments can be solved:

  • Various kinds of pain, including headaches and even migraines
  • Convulsions and muscle spasms
  • Joint problems
  • Problems with the gastrointestinal tract
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety, depression, phobias, stressful conditions

Side Effects

Among the side effects of use, which were usually observed during the excess of the dose suitable for the individual, the following were most often observed:

  • Dry mouth
  • Redness of the eyes
  • Intrusive thoughts
  • Headache

Growing Info

Experts who grow these plants say that Merlot OG strain grows successfully both indoors and outdoors. However, one should consider the peculiarities of the climate - if it is rather cool, it is better to grow it indoors. Fortunately, the compactness of the variety allows this option. Merlot OG weed is usually ready for a good harvest already 2-2.5 months after planting.

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Strain details

Merlot Og 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. 12.24 - 16.31%
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. 0.02 - 0.29%
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. 0.29 - 0.53%
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. 0.47 - 1.3%
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. 0.39 - 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. 0.21 - 0.53%

Merlot Og 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. 0.36%
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. 0.2%
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. 0.04%
Nerolidol Nerolidol (also known as trans-nerolidol) is a terpene found in jasmine, tea tree, and lemongrass, as well as in some cannabis strains. Nerolidol has a distinguished floral aroma with notes of citrus, apples, and rose. The terpene has sedative, anti-anxiety, antimicrobial, anti-parasitic, anti-oxidant, and pain-relieving properties. 0.4%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 47 - 52 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 59 Days
Yield outdoor 5 - 10 Oz/plant (~ 300 g/plant)
Yield indoor < 0.5 Oz/Ft² (< 150 g/m²)
Height indoor < 30
Height outdoor < 30

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