Northern Lights cannabis seeds are of an immensely popular and famous strain. It is believed to have first sprouted in Seattle, Washington. It was made famous as it was propagated by taste-makers in Holland from Sensi Seeds from 1985 onward. This legendary Indica has ancestry in native Afghan landrace and Thai landrace strains. Northern Lights is 95% Indica, and only 5% Sativa. So, it produces strong relaxation with little stimulation.
Northern Lights is a disease resistant, mold resistant, resilient plant. Its buds are full of powerful resins that form crystal-like coatings. The plant produces brilliant green and deep purple hues. It has won the most awards world-wide of any marijuana strain. It is possibly the most in demand Indica.
Northern lights has a deep spice-like and saccharin flagrance. There is a hint of pine and an earthiness. The taste is spicy, bitter, and citrusy.
The Northern Lights plant wears deep purple and green leaves with frosty, hairy resins, buds, and trichomes.
Growing Northern Lights pot is easy using some traditional gardening knowledge or an info guide found online. This makes it a popular plant to produce. It will grow to a small to medium height and can be grown as an indoor plant or an outdoor plant. Flower Power fertilizer can provide additional plant food for Northern Lights bud plants.
Outdoor growers will need a sunny and moderately warm climate such as is typical of California. Avid gardeners will enjoy the quality of the plant when carefully tended, but this plant grows well with less care than other strains. It is small, compact, and resistant to mold and disease.
Northern Lights will take 6 to 8 weeks to flower, a relatively fast progression. Yield may approach 18 oz. per square meter indoors. Outdoor yield may be 22 oz. per plant. Though yield is not to the extent of the highest yielding strains like White Rhino, this is a very valuable and quality plant, one of the most sought-after strains in history. What is lost in quantity is more than made up for in quality.
Northern Lights, like other strong Indicas is good for pain and insomnia. It has a strong relaxation, couchlock, and numbing effect. This can relax the muscles in conditions like fibromyalgia or just general muscle tension from stress. It can relieve low back pain, pain from arthritis, anxiety, nausea, and depression.
Northern Lights is great for lifting mood without causing too much stimulation and so may be useful in anxiety and depression. It may therefore be especially useful for the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders like Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder.
Cancer patients fighting nausea and lack of appetite will appreciate Northern Lights’ anti-nausea and appetite stimulating effects. This effect may also be useful in anorexia.