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Northern Lights

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THC
CBD
LINEAGE
18%
0.1%
Afghani
Thai
Northern Lights is an easy, fast-growing indica with landrace heritage. This strain is known for its happy, blissful, and sedative effects. You'll want to stick to nighttime use with this one.

You will be hard-pressed to find an indica more popular than Northern Lights. This nighttime strain is well-known for its fast acting, heavy hitting effects. Many users quickly find themselves sinking into the couch in a state of euphoric bliss. You may also notice that you've meandered into the kitchen in search of some tasty snacks.

Unlike most indica-dominants these days, Northern Lights is over 90% indica. This strain's exact heritage is unknown, but it's thought to be a mix of Afghani and Thai landrace strains.

Recreational consumers will appreciate this strain's happy, relaxing effects. Northern Lights is a great choice for a rainy day or when you just need to sit back and de-stress. Medical cannabis patients tend to like this strain for eating disorders, chronic stress, and mood disorders. Its powerful physical effects also make this indica helpful for bodily pain and muscle tension.

People often describe the scent of this strain as earthy and herbal with hints of spice. The THC content in Northern Lights typically hovers between 16 and 19%, making it decently potent. Novice users may find themselves a little more sedated than they expect, but this strain is generally mild-mannered.

Effect(s)

Drowsiness
Happiness
Hunger
Relaxation
Uplifting

Flavor(s)

Earthy
Pine
Pungent
Spicy/Herbal
Sweet

Flowering Period

50 to 60 days

Average Yield

High: 450 to 500 g/mindoors

Outdoor Harvest Date

Mid-October

Average Height

Medium: 4 feet

Growing Tips

Northern Lights was designed for indoor cultivation and it does well in sea of green (SOG) environments. It appreciates moderate amounts of nutrients. You'll get the best yields when this strain is pruned and trained into a multi-branched plant. Outdoors, this strain needs a warm, Mediterranean climate. Trimmers will appreciate this plant's high calyx to leaf ratio. Manicuring Northern Lights is a snap.

Availability

Everett, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Spokane, Washington
Tacoma, Washington
Portland, Oregon
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
Detroit, Michigan
Los Angeles, California
Phoenix, Arizona

Grow Difficulty

Easy

Food Pairing

This indica has a very sour, earthy flavor. Pair Northern Lights with sweet potato, beans, leafy greens, red meats, and caramelised onions.

May Help

Anxiety
Depression
Headaches
Insomnia
Lack Of Appetite
Nausea
Pain
Stress

Terpenes

Caryophyllene - Pepper
Humulene - Hops
Myrcene - Musk, mango

Negative Effect(s)

Dry Eyes
Dry Mouth
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Delilah Butterfield is a Pacific Northwest native with a passion for cannabis and natural health. Contact her on Twitter @delilahbfield.
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