Northern Lights- An Award-winning Indica Classic
The genetics of this lady has made it a household name among users. Its heritage is not known but is believed to have originated from West Coast America. It comes from seven seeds that were bred, crossed and blended over years, making the genetics more mysterious. Some claim it is Thai, while legend says it is an Afghani. This feminised seed is an Indica with substantial amounts of Sativa.
Effects of Northern Lights
Northern Lights fly like a butterfly and stings like a bee. She is swift but is going to knock you out within a short period of the first toke. Its ancestry is featured in her effects through the smoke. With a THC percentage ranging between 15 and 22 %, it delivers a calming peace and euphoria ideal for evening use after a long day at work. Expect a full-bodied, happiness-inducing high from these beautiful nugs.
Northern Lights also come with various medicinal properties making them ideal among medical marijuana users. Its powerful hold onto the body helps it combat different aches and irritations. Individuals suffering prolonged pain, arthritis and migraines benefit from this phenomenon. The strain also knows to arouse taste buds, giving you a feeling of hunger perfect for people with a lack of appetite and sleeplessness.
Aroma, Flavour and Appearance
The aroma of this strain is powerful and quickly knocks the nostrils with a fragrance of dank ganja while the taste hits upon different notes. The initial taste is piney and earth-like and becomes more pronounced as time goes by. The combination is a pleasing blend. You may detect some traces of citrus hints in this strains taste.
Her nugs are compactly packed with dense and prominently showcased sugar leaves. The leaves are olive green, with some lines of purple and blue crisscrossing them. Her beauty is as enticing as the northern lights themselves. The brassy, deep orange shade of the pistils perfectly match, with the leaves with hints of deep blue tips.
Growth of Northern Lights Cannabis
When compared to other strains, northern lights is easy to cultivate and manage. It has proven to withstand numerous pest and diseases, making it ideal for newbies and experienced growers alike. They need a warm climate resembling that of Southern Spain and California.
When grown outdoors under the sun and given enough nutrients and water, she grows into an impressive tree with high returns of 575 to 625 grams per plant. She will be towering at a height of 180 to 220 cm. Indoors, she reaches heights of 100 to 160 cm, giving a yield of 500 to 550 grams per squared metre. She takes around 8 to 9 weeks to flower and is ready for harvest in late September.