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Robert Bergman

June 10, 2020

If you’re a fan of summertime treats, Pink Lemonade is a refreshing choice. This indica-heavy hybrid strain is known for a sweet but tangy scent and flavor profile. Users love it for its relaxing but not sleepy effects, and some also enjoy a solid body buzz. It’s reminiscent of the warm days of summer, where you can do whatever you want, but you choose to chill on your back porch with a tall glass of something sweet. This balanced strain can lead to productivity or lounging, depending on what you’re interested in doing.

Sativa/IndicaIndoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
20% / 80%21 – 32 oz / m212 – 18 oz / plant8 weeks indoors, late September outdoors.

Many people enjoy Pink Lemonade kush for its help with pain- and anxiety relief. The body buzz is helpful for arthritis, and the calming effects relieve anxiety and depression. It’s not a sedative, so you can use it without worrying about falling asleep on the couch. Depending on how it’s grown and dried, the THC percentage of this weed strain can vary, so ask before you consume. On average, look for THC levels of 13%-14%, with highs up to 17%-22%.

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Information about Pink Lemonade Strain:

ORIGIN Purple Kush X Lemon Skunk X an unknown strain
EFFECTS head high, mood lifts, increase in energy
FRAGRANCE citrusy-sweet, lemonade, grassiness
FLAVORS lemon candy, grapefruit, earthy
ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)mild headaches, dizziness, Dry mouth and eyes, paranoia
MEDICAL depression, stress, ADHD, headaches, arthritis pain
FLOWERING TIME INDOOR 8 weeks
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOOR Late September
PLANT HEIGHT Medium
THC CONTENT % 13% – 22%
CBD % < 1%
INDICA/SATIVA % 80% / 20%
INDOOR YIELD 21 – 32 oz / m2
OUTDOOR YIELD 12 – 18 oz / plant
CLIMATE sunny mediterranean climate
GROWTH LEVEL Unknown
RESISTANCE TO DISEASE Unknown

Effects

Pink Lemonade weed doesn’t waste time when it comes to kicking in. Many smokers notice a rush almost as soon as they taste the sweet-tart terpenes. The first thing to kick in is the head high, and most users reporting immediate mood lifts and an increase in energy. Both casual and medical users find this useful for getting tasks done and generally improving their afternoon.

Some users notice the indica genetics producing a body high about half an hour after consumption. This helps relax muscles, reduce tension, and relieve pain and inflammation. For these users, this weed strain can help with everything from exercise to running errands pain-free. In general, Pink Lemonade is a balanced strain that’s a solid choice for indica lovers who don’t want to fall asleep just yet.

Fragrance

Pink Lemonade gets its name from its citrusy-sweet scent and flavor. It’s reminiscent of slightly sweet grapefruit. Heavy on the limonene, it’s a little floral and a lot like a tall glass of lemonade on a summer day. There’s a hint of grassiness on the exhale.

Flavors

The flavor matches the scent. There aren’t too many surprises here – the general profile is of lemon candy with a hint of grapefruit bitterness and an earthy undertone.

Adverse Reactions

The Pink Lemonade cannabis strain is pretty typical for an indica hybrid. Some people report mild headaches as the head high hits, in particular, a gentle pressure around the temples. This occasionally also leads to dizziness from the intensity of the onset. Dry mouth and eyes are also common, so be cautious if using in public.

The biggest concern for people using Pink Lemonade for anxiety is that a few users report increased anxiousness from overconsumption. There’s a mild mind-racing effect during the first hit of the high that sensitive users may interpret as paranoia. However, toking in moderation helps keep the effects of this lovely bud pleasant and energetic, instead of overly intense.

Medical

Many people use Pink Lemonade for depression and stress. The immediate energy and euphoria from smoking Pink Lemonade weed help those who are tired, overwhelmed, or just sad.

People with ADHD have noticed that the combination of energy and clarity Pink Lemonade triggers is great for focusing on tasks. Many use small doses of this strain to accomplish homework or housework. The same energy that gets most people up and running lets those with ADHD settle into a task without getting distracted.

It’s also an excellent strain for those needing pain relief, regardless of whether they generally prefer sativa or indica. The body high is noted to reduce tension and muscle pains, as well as headaches and arthritis pain. The calming effect works with the body high to be particularly useful with tension headaches from chronic stress.

We don’t currently sell Pink Lemonade seeds. Check out other indica dominant seeds in our marijuana seed shop.

Fibromyalgia sufferers report that Pink Lemonade helps manage their days. Since there is not a significant sedative effect, Pink Lemonade can be used during the early afternoon without leading to couchlock for the evening.

In general, Pink Lemonade takes the edge off of many painful conditions, physical or mental. Whether you’re dealing with problems of stress, anxiety, pain, or paying attention, it can help you relax and find joy in life. Consume in moderation, and you’re going to have a great afternoon.

Growing

Pink Lemonade is a cross of Purple Kush and Lemon Skunk, which is where it gets its sweet-tart taste. These genetics lead to a versatile plant that can be grown in most climates. The indica genes lead to a bushy shape, ideal for ScrOG or low-stress training. Many Pink Lemonade plants flower in as few as eight weeks, which works great when combined with low-stress techniques.

The buds are typically tight, arrowhead-shaped, dense nugs. The leaves of Pink Lemonade follow indica trends and grow close to the stem. Like its parent strain, Purple Kush, Pink Lemonade leaves are known for olive and purple streaking colors. The purple is triggered by low temperatures, so growing in the summer or indoors may not lead to this coloring. That doesn’t affect the flavor or cannabinoids, though, so it’s really just an aesthetic concern.

Unlike many strains, growing Pink Lemonade from seed isn’t recommended. Instead, many growers recommend clones, because it hasn’t yet been cultivated on a large, seed-producing scale. That means that Pink Lemonade strain seeds for sale may not always produce pure Pink Lemonade genetics in the adult plant.

If you’re looking for where to get Pink Lemonade strain plants, look for clones. Using clones helps guarantee that you’re getting actual Pink Lemonade and not a different combination of Purple Kush and Lemon Skunk genes.

Overall, the simple requirements for Pink Lemonade make it a great strain to learn how to grow via clones. The bushy shape produces plenty of colas, leading to a high yield. As long as your plants have enough light, you can expect a robust harvest.

Flowering Time

Indoors

Like many Indicas, Pink Lemonade has a relatively quick harvest. As long as there’s enough light in your setup, flowering should take around eight weeks. Plants usually stay under four feet but spread wide. Expect harvests of two to three ounces per square foot.

Outdoors

Pink Lemonade will usually flower towards the end of September. They stay compact in height, but they need enough room to spread out. They will give up to 3 oz per square foot, but each plant will cover four to six square feet; that’s 12-18 oz per plant depending on size.

Origin

  1. Purple Kush
  2. Lemon Skunk

FAQ About Pink Lemonade

What is the Pink Lemonade strain yield?

Pink Lemonade yields 21 – 32 oz / m2 indoors and 12 – 18 oz / plant outdoors.

How much THC does Pink Lemonade have?

From 13% up to 22%

What are the origins of the Pink Lemonade strain?

Pink Lemonade was first bred from a mix between Purple Kush, Lemon Skunk and an unknown strain.

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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