Watermelon Strain is a highly powerful cannabis strain created by crossing two powerful strains believed to be from the Berry family. The hybrid has sweet-smelling, oversized, round and dense nugs that look irresistibly delicious.
This indica dominant strain is 80% indica and 20% sativa and is known for its distinctive fresh sweet watermelon smell. Its beautiful fragrance is also reflected in its dank, fruity, sweet, herbal and tropical flavors and aromas.
Watermelon strain is not your typical indica-dominant hybrid. The rare indica is known to produce extremely powerful indica leaning effects that can help ease conditions such chronic stress, depression, loss of appetite, insomnia and cramps.
Watermelon’s THC level of about 27-29% allows it to produce very strong sativa-leaning effects that leave the user feeling motivated, energetic and creative.
While this incredible cannabis hybrid can leave the user completely couch-locked for hours on end, it is not as overwhelming as most indica strains. Watermelon is said to produce a very delightful sense of relaxation that doesn’t leave the user completely out of commission or lethargic.
A classic Watermelon strain high includes a strong mental stimulation, creativity, energy, motivation and a perfectly uplifting euphoria which develops into a full-body physical high that leaves the user feeling motivated, calm, and well-relaxed.
Watermelon strain is ideal for first-timers and users with low tolerance level. While the hybrid contains a high THC level, it is not overly overpowering and doesn’t cause serious side effects. The hybrid produces a moderately powerful physical and mental high that kicks in slow and gradually oozes down the whole body.
As the high intensifies, the user is hit by a powerful wave of happiness, leaving them in a perfect state of bliss. They may become chattier and their mood may improve. For this reason, Watermelon strain is perfect for smoking with friends or when you want to make social interactions more fun.
Appearance, Aroma, Flavor
As mentioned before, Watermelon has oversized, round and dense nugs with tiny orange hairs. Its leaves are long, slender, and forest green in color. Its beautiful green nugs are coated by a protective layer of amber crystal trichomes. The buds’ bright blue color makes the strain more attractive and mouth-watering. When smoked, these beautiful nugs release a spicy herbal scent with berry and fruity undertones.
In addition to smelling great, this strain also has an amazing flavor. Its flavor is sweet berry-like with undertones of herbal, grape, and tropical. Its flavor is quite smooth and gentle and doesn’t irritate the throat during inhalation and exhalation.
Watermelon is one of the few cannabis strains that are very easy to cultivate. First-timers looking for an easy to grow marijuana strain should give Watermelon a try. Seasoned growers will love cultivating this strain because of its sizable yield.
For successful cultivation of Watermelon, you’re highly advised to ensure the plants receive sufficient amounts of sunlight and warmth. Importantly, make sure your plants are well-protected from excessive moisture.
Note that the buds of this amazing marijuana strain can be incredibly dense and heavy, and may require some extra support to avoid weighing down the branches.
When grown indoors, this strain has a flowering time of approximately nine to ten weeks. Growers should expect about twenty seven ounces of consumable herb per square meter.
Since Watermelon is an indica-leaning strain, its medicinal value circles around the body. It is said to have a very high cannabinoid composition that makes it effective at soothing a wide range of bodily issues.
Watermelon is an effective natural painkiller. Thanks to its strong cannabinoid composition, it can ease body aches caused by muscle contractions. The strain is also said to have powerful anti-psychotic effects that make it an effective therapy for seizures.
While marijuana can be used to treat a wide range of medical conditions, you’re highly advised to consult a medical provider first before using it for medicinal reasons.
Possible Side Effects
Watermelon may cause a cottonmouth, itchy, and dry eyes. Seasoned marijuana users often ignore these reactions because they are mild and tend to disappear on their own. However, if you’re a beginner and these effects make you a little uncomfortable, you can easily address them by drinking plenty of water before and after smoking Watermelon.
On rare occasions, Watermelon may also cause dizziness. It may also trigger anxiety, especially if overused. There have been reports of some users becoming paranoid after smoking Watermelon. As such, it is important to approach Watermelon with caution, especially if you’re a beginner or new to the strain.
Overall, Watermelon is perfect for both recreational and medicinal purposes. It is powerful, smooth, and will not overwhelm you. It produces a strong surge of mental energy that’s perfect for creativity and accomplishing your most daunting tasks.