Robert Bergman

September 21, 2020

Aurora Borealis is a very special hybrid that was created in the Netherlands. Since then, Aurora has grown into the popular recreational and medical strain it is known as today, bringing much relief to many long-suffering patients with difficult to treat conditions.

Sativa/Indica %Indoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
50% / 50%25 oz/ m228 ounces per plant9-10 weeks indoors, late October outdoors.

Aurora Borealis, also known as A-B or simply Aurora, is a strain that was developed by the Flying Dutchmen. It was created by crossing Northern Lights #10 with Skunk #1, resulting in a sweet smelling and tasting little hybrid, that is known for being skunky as well.

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This hybrid is quite balanced, with 50% indica and sativa respectively, and is known for growing potentially huge yields that will make any grower shriek in delight. Aurora Borealis created buds heavy with resin, growing into a medium sized plant that usually promises a fruitful harvest.

Information about Aurora Borealis:

ORIGINNorthern Light #10 mixed with Skunk #1
EFFECTSrelaxed – 10
uplifted – 8
happy – 7
talkative – 5
energetic – 4
dry eyes – 4
dizzy – 1
anxious – 1
paranoid – 1
FRAGRANCEearthy, skunky, diesel, sweet, sugary
FLAVORSsweet, earthy, skunk, chocolate, honey
MEDICALinsomnia – 10
stress – 9
lack of appetite – 8
pain – 8
headaches – 4
CBD %0.10%
INDICA / SATIVA %50% / 50%
OUTDOOR YIELD28oz/ plant
CLIMATEwarm and sunny mediterranean outdoor climate
RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Aurora Borealis is a vigorous plant that is highly effective in producing a relaxed yet clear-headed state – you are likely to unfurl your worries when smoking this one, and quite effectively so. This strain is great at making you feel less weighed down by anything on your mind.

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This hybrid will also uplift you, which is most effective for those who have a hard time unwinding after a long day at work. Aurora Borealis will make you feel joyous and generally in a happy mood, with only positive thoughts being entertained, and only laughter on the agenda.

Aurora Borealis Effects
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Aurora Borealis can make you extra social if you aren’t already, and if you smoke this in good company, you are likely to stay engaged in at least a conversation or two. This balanced hybrid can make you feel more energetic than usual, and doesn’t cause a couch-lock, allowing you to still be active.


Aurora Borealis has an aroma that is sugary sweet, and it will waft into your personal like its nobody’s business. This plant smells very earthy and fresh, with astrong hint of skunk. A certain diesel note can also be detected in this otherwise sweet strain.


Aurora Borealis is sweet in its flavors too. This strain tastes sweet and earthy on the inhale, with an undeniable shock of chocolate making things interesting. On the exhale, you may have a skunky yet honey flavor that will make your lips feel sticky and stained with this flower.

Adverse Reaction

Aurora Borealis is a useful plant, but also has some standard side effects like you should always expect. This strain’s main adverse effects are a general feeling of being dehydrated, leaving your mouth dry and parched, and your eyes itchy.

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This strain can also make you feel dizzy at times, especially if you are a novice smoker or have never tried a plant this potent. Aurora Borealis can make you feel a little antsy and anxious, and in some rare cases you may even feel a little bit paranoid, although this doesn’t last.


Aurora Borealis is a highly recommended medical strain, with many healing powers to brag about. This strain is generally used in the treatment of insomnia, as it can gradually prepare the patient for a night of rest by calming and soothing their mood, and plunging them into a state of relaxation.

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This strain is often used to treat chronic stress, as it can greatly reduce nervous feelings and frantic behaviors. Aurora Borealis can make you feel calm and controlled, without the risk of thoughts spiraling out of control, which can allow you to go about things without the added stress.

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Aurora Borealis can help induce a healthier appetite, while also reversing nausea, which is perfect for cancer patients undergoing chemical treatments. This strain can reduce chronic pains such as headaches, back pain, muscle spasms, migraines and inflammations.

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Aurora Borealis is a strain that is easy to grow, and can yield quite the whopping amount, when it is a happy plant. This strain is resistant to most common molds and mildew and thrives in a warm and sunny Mediterranean outdoor climate where it can get a lot of sunlight.

Flowering Time


Aurora Borealis grown indoors is a strain that can yield up to 25 ounces of bud per square meter planted. This strain can be expected to take an average of about 9 to 10 weeks to flower and be ready for a harvest.


Aurora Borealis grown outdoors is likely to flower throughout the late summer, making itself ready for a harvest by the end of October. This flower can be expected to yield an average of about 28 ounces per plant.


  1. Skunk 1
  2. Northern Light #10

FAQ About Aurora Borealis Strain

What is the Aurora Borealis strain yield?

Aurora Borealis yields 25 oz/ m2 indoors and 28 ounces per plant outdoors.

How much THC does Aurora Borealis have?

20% THC.

What are the origins of the Aurora Borealis strain?

Aurora Borealis was created from a mix between Northern Light #10 and Skunk #1

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Aurora Borealis? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]

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