All About The Black Weed Strain
The Black is a potent classic Indica strain with THC levels ranging between 15% and 19% and a low CBD content (0.61-1.07%). Bred by Canada’s BC Bud Depot, the strain traces its origin back to Canada’s Vancouver Island with genetic lineage to the Afghani, Michoacán, Oaxaca, and Green Vietnamese strains. It was named after its unique growing characteristics since its leaves turn from dark purple to black during flowering. In 2008, this strain was named a Top 10 Strain of the Year by High Times magazine.
Tastes and Fragrances
The buds emit a grape-like and fruity scent with hints of spice and earth. When flowers grow they take on a different smell and radiate a spicy aroma. The scent profile comes with an expended flavor that hits the tongue with spicy and pepper taste. The notes of grapes and berries are also blended in, adding a sweet and sugary taste.
Effects and Medical Applications of The Black Weed Strain
The effects produced by this marijuana type are instant and typical for all Indicas. It is used as a sleeping aid and for pain relief. Consumers feel relaxed, happy, and euphoric.
These sedative effects are helpful for treating insomnia, anxiety, pain, and muscle spasms. The strain is powerful enough to cope with nausea, headaches, and loss of appetite. It is recommended to people with anorexia and other users who look to gain some weight. It is appointed for:
- post-traumatic stress disorder;
- bipolar disorder;
In single cases, The Black can provoke dizziness, nausea, dry eyes, thirst, and low blood pressure. Users may feel sleepy and lazy.
Thanks to the strain properties, it is popular among growers since it allows making wax concentrates, tinctures, and other medical products. The plants are ideal for both indoor and outdoor cultivation and give short and bushy trees. It takes them 49-56 days to flower. Cultivators can expect a generous 4-6 oz. /ft2 yield if the plants are grown indoors. If grown outdoors, the plant requires low-humidity, sunny environments, and tender care for high yields.