Fire OG Strain Review
Fire OG ranks among the most potent Indica-dominant strains in the world. Beginners and even seasoned users should be wary and never underestimate this hybrid. Users who ignore this usually end up glued to the couch.
The strain boast of a premium lineage being a part of the distinguished OG family.
OG Kush has been around since the 90s. Since its appearance, it has dominated the West Coast scene. Through the years, breeders have used it to create many other hybrids. To understand where Fire OG came from, then we have to take a closer look at its lineage.
One of the phenotypes of OG Kush is the San Fernando Valley (SFV) OG. SFV OG then was crossed with an Afghani Indica to create SFV OG Kush. Finally, SFV OG Kush was crossed with OG Kush to give birth to Fire OG. OG Kush itself traces its lineage back to Chemdawg and a pure Indica from the Hindu Kush region.
Looking at the genetic lineage of Fire OG, it is clear to see that it comes from several prominent families of strains. Hence, it is only reasonable to expect it to be of exceptional quality and being able to deliver a premium experience. To that end, the strain exceeded expectations.
Among the strains in the OG family, Fire OG is one of the most potent. Not only does it deliver full-body relaxation, but it also brings relief to many medical cannabis users.
|Fire OG Strain Quick Facts|
|Genetic Lineage||SFV OG Kush x OG Kush|
|Sativa / Indica Ratio||30% / 70%|
|THC %||18% to 24%|
|Flowering Period||9 to 10 weeks / Early to mid-October|
|Average Yield||400 g/m2 / 450 g/plant|
Odor and Flavors
As soon as users break the buds, the pungent citrusy and lemony odor it emits is reminiscent of the famous liquid cleaner Pinesol. A refreshing aroma of damp earth, similar to how it smells when stepping foot in a garden on an early morning is evident as well. Its fragrance carries over to its taste, albeit milder. Blending in is a note of pine and a spicy aftertaste upon exhalation.
Fire OG, staying true to its name, starts with a mad rush of euphoric buzz that uplifts the spirit and brings people to a state of happiness. At this early stage, users feel reinvigorated and may even have a heightened sense of focus. Not only that, but they may also feel highly sensitive to the surrounding.
The users, feeling energized, are likely to be motivated and can, in fact, be productive and be more efficient. For the creatives, Fire OG induces free-flowing ideas and thoughts that are conducive to design and creation.
Such pronounced effects of the small Sativa side is a testament to its being touted as the most potent among its lineage. As users should expect, though, its Indica effects creep into the body. Gentle at first, then without warning, it kicks in hard. It delivers a numbing body buzz that dulls the senses as its induce a full-body relaxation. As a result, users are left feeling lethargic and bonded to the couch and never to be separated.
Fire OG, in essence, brings users to fantastic heights before it drags them down. From cerebral euphoria, users are left in a state of perpetual bliss. Hence, it is ideal for use once there is nothing else to do.
Asking people to be cautious or be wary of its potency does not matter with Fire OG. Even when used in moderation, the strain still overwhelms users. As such, beginners will want to pass on this hybrid and opt for a gentler variety.
Users should expect to have cottonmouth as well as dry eyes. Perhaps it can cause a little bit of discomfort, but most people tend to ignore these symptoms.
However, it is prudent to know that some people have experienced feeling paranoid and anxiousness with its use. A few have also experienced feeling a little dizzy.
To minimize these adverse effects, users can opt to use half of their normal dosage.
Medical Use and Benefits
As mentioned earlier, Fire OG brings relief to medical cannabis users. For instance, its ability to induce cerebral euphoria can wipe out stress. Combine that with its other traits that alter the mood; it becomes beneficial for patients with mental disorders such as depression, ADD/ADHD, and PTSD.
The heavy-hitting sedative properties of its Indica side helps soothe muscles. Moreover, it also provides pain relief for muscle spasms and other pains or aches caused by chronic diseases.
People who use Fire OG will end up sleeping. At the same time, it is also likely the most would feel hungry. It puts users in a dilemma. In the end, the urge to eat is not going to be greater than the tendency to stay locked on the couch and sleep. At any rate, these people will wake up starving. So, depending on the amount used, the strain can help people who have trouble sleeping and those who need help stimulating their appetite.
Growing Fire OG
Fire OG is not an easy strain to cultivate. Even if it is resistant to pests and diseases, beginners in growing cannabis should look for other strains that are more suitable for their skill level.
It thrives best in a climate similar to the Mediterranean if planted outdoors. Fire OG can also grow as high as 76cm but not more than 200cm in height. Flowering time occurs during the third to fourth week of October and each plant can produce around 450 grams of buds.
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