How to Grow Northern Lights Pot Plants?
Mostly grown for its highly resinous buds, it is an ideal weed variant for producing cannabis derivatives like hash, tincture, etc.It has also parented several mixed strains (or hybrids) such as Super Silver Haze and Shiva Skunk.
The plants, upon maturity produce broad leaves with a signature deep green color – a direct indication of its Indica-heavy genes! The plants are short in height but tend to grow a lot along the sideways making it ideal for indoor growing.
Indoor Growing vs. Outdoor growing
Another reason for its preference is the ease of growing both indoors and outdoors with a high yield post-harvest! Experts recommend keeping the humidity levels at a minimum to counter the accumulation of powdery mildew. Northern Lights prefer Mediterranean style climate where ambient temperatures hover around 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
It is a hungry little strain that thrives when supplied with nitrogen-rich nutrients, especially during the flowering period that enhances both the quality and quantity.
Arranging the plants in the SOG method is crucial formaximizingthe yield and resin content of the plants. Coupling SOG arrangement with either an adequately drained hydroponic setup or a nutrient-rich soil setup is advised, although the latter is mucheasier to setup and maintain.
Keeping a steady flow of air to avoid accumulation of moisture within the buds is crucial to keep the buds protected against powdery mildew and rot! Frequent pruning and Light Stress Training is essential to ensure maximum yield.
Undoubtedly a favorite among light mmj users and stoners who want a hit in-between their breaks! Amateur stoners are advised to keep a check on their dose as it can deliver quite a massive blow and leave them locked on the couch!The high of Northern Lights can further be described as follows:
- Smooth &soothing puffs that ensure physiological/psychological relaxation
- Sometimes can induce heavy-body high leaving the user couch-locked
- Conjures happy thoughts
- Induces a state of euphoria coupled with fits of laughter &smiles
- Mild confusion & paranoia
- Light dizziness accompanied by mild spells of headaches
- Usual cottonmouth feel
- Dry eyes & dehydration
Doctors mostly prescribe it to patients who are going through symptoms of mental instabilities and also for treating physical pain. It is also useful in providing relief from the following conditions:
- Loss Of Appetite
Taste & Aroma
It has a very distinct aroma that can be detected from afar. It has hints of both spicy and sweet higher notes and when broken down can give off hints of lime in the lower notes. The flavor of the smoke is skunky that sometimes leaves the user overwhelmed. It has hints of earth and pines when inhaled and upon exhale leaves a sweet taste that lingers for quite some time!