Yoda OG Strain Review – Bonza Blog
Star Wars made an immeasurable cultural impact in the whole world. Even within the cannabis realm, it has made its ‘force’ known with a number of strains bearing the moniker of its characters. Yoda OG leads this exclusive group of weeds named after the space saga’s iconic figures and has amassed a cult following of its own.
The Jedi Master’s planet of origin is still a mystery. Similarly, Yoda OG’s exact parentage remains to be unknown. Many suggest it’s a cross among three strains – Chem Dawg, Lemon Thai, and Old World Paki Kush. It is also believed to be a descendant of OG Kush. As no advanced test has been performed, they can only be deemed as rumors.
Amidst all the uncertainty, one thing is for sure, this cannabis is a master of its own kind. High on Indica, it can put one in a body-heavy state with just a few puffs. Its 13% to 19% THC content, on the other hand, bestows a happy high. Together, a cozy cuddling with the pillow while engulfed in joyful thoughts is a promise.
Notorious for its potency, this weed is a sought after nighttime or sedating strains. It goes without saying that it shouldn’t be used before a busy day as it can knock out or couch-lock even veterans.
|Yoda OG Strain Quick Facts|
|Genetic Lineage||Chem Dawg x Lemon Thai x Old World Paki Kush|
|Sativa / Indica Ratio||20 / 80|
|THC %||13% to 90%|
|CBD %||0.05% to 0.46%|
|Flowering Period||9 weeks / Early October|
|Average Yield||500 g/m2 / 600 g/plant|
Odor and Flavors
Those who enjoy a strong earthy aroma and savoring sweets are in for a treat. Yoda OG has a mix of pine and woody scent with a hint of citrus undertone that lingers for quite a while. Whereas, its taste reveals a burst of yummy vanilla with a bit of lemon flavor.
The Indica-heavy Yoda OG is effective in inducing physical effects. It also has the right amount of Sativa for a mild mental flight. As such, taking it will give heavy-bodied sensation with a gentle mind uplift.
Most users light this bud at night or after getting off from work. After a few whiffs, the body gives in to the enticing invite of the sofa. They can catch the evening news or enjoy their euphoric buzz while satisfying their sudden hunger. With a few more puffs, down the road to slumberland one goes.
As it’s fast-acting and hard-hitting, there’s really no going back once it’s smoked. Its effects spare no one, not even seasoned smokers. Only take it when all tasks are done and when in a place where it’s comfortable and safe to lounge and, eventually, sleep.
Using Yoda OG can give some discomfort, as do all cannabis strains. Many reports experiencing the infamous pair – dry eyes and mouth. Some also get a bit dizzy or develop a mild headache. All the mentioned side effects, though, can be easily relieved by drinking lots of water.
In some rare occasions, it may cause anxiety or paranoia. These, however, are often results of going overboard with the dosage. Should they persist after lessening the dose, consider switching to a different, much lighter, strain.
Medical Use and Benefits
Yoda OG is a powerful strain with plenty of medical benefits. With its known calming body effect and high that drives away negative thoughts, patients suffering from ADD, ADHD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, depression, and stress find relief when and after smoking it. With a happier mindset and tranquil physical state, they can fight their mental health conditions better.
This bud’s analgesic properties (and the users’ relaxed muscles) can ease body aches and pains. People with arthritis, fibromyalgia, stubborn headaches and migraines may find it beneficial.
If taken in large amounts, this cannabis can make one lazy and very sleepy. This is also the case even for experienced users. For this reason, Insomniacs smoke it for a restful sleep without counting sheep. Furthermore, it also has “The Munchies” effect, anyone experiencing appetite loss will be eating loads in no time.
Growing Yoda OG
It has gorgeous orange hairs with pale, green buds. Resin and trichomes blanket the nugs giving it a crystal finish. Even with little imagination, it’s easy to understand how Yoda OG got its name.
Growing the no-fuss strain is a pleasure as it thrives almost anywhere. In addition, as it does not require much attention and care, even beginners can try cultivating it.
Indoors, it especially does well in a hydroponics setup. This is used to shorten the flowering time and maximize production. When the timing is perfect, it goes into the flowering stage for nine weeks. Come harvest time, expect a yield of around 500 grams per meter square.
If indoor growing is not an option, planting this cannabis in the in the open air is also okay. The best time to harvest Yoda OG outdoors is by mid-October, and it gives a generous yield of 600 grams per plant.
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