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Robert Bergman

August 14, 2017

Snowcap is a strain popular among consumers and growers alike, due to its special fragrance, flavor and combination of effects. It is and easy to grow strain that has a much disputed history, with many rumors swirling around its name suggesting how and where it was originally created.

Snowcap is said to have originated in California, a hybrid bred out of the mix of Humboldt Snow and Haze, creating a mysterious blend that often leans more on the sativa side. This strain has a special lemon flavor that comes with a soothing shock of mint, making for a uniquely enjoyable smoke.

This West Coast strain has become a legend in its own right, most notably garnering fans due to its strong cerebral effects. Snowcap can clock in at 4% for its CBD levels, making it a highly recommendable strain to be used for the treatment of a long list of medical illnesses.

Information about Snowcap:

ORIGIN Humboldt Snow mixed with Haze
EFFECTS happy – 10
uplifted – 9
euphoric – 8
creative – 7
energetic – 7
ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE) dry mouth – 10
dry eyes – 5
dizzy – 3
paranoid – 3
anxious – 3
FRAGRANCE citrus, lemon, menthol, pine, sweet
FLAVORS citrus, lemon, earthy, menthol, pine, sweet
MEDICAL stress – 10
depression – 9
pain – 6
fatigue – 3
inflammation – 3
FLOWERING TIME INDOORS 9-10 weeks
FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS mid to late October
PLANT HEIGHT Tall
THC CONTENT % 21%-24%
CBD % 4%
INDICA / SATIVA % 50% / 50%
INDOOR YIELD 12oz/ m2
OUTDOOR YIELD 16oz/ plant
CLIMATE sunny and warm Mediterranean climate
GROWTH LEVEL easy
RESISTANCE TO DISEASE can be weak against powdery mildew

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest

Effects

This well-balanced hybrid creates a strong cerebral buzz that will instantly make you feel happy and burst out in laughter. Snowcap is a mysterious strain that induce undeniable feelings of being uplifted and elated, making you feel warm and fuzzy all over.

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Snowcap produced a blissful mood in anyone who is looking for a good time. This strain can feel like a bit of a brain massage, and is highly recommended as a morning strain. This hybrid will make you feel euphoric and inspired to become productive and get something done with your day.

Snowcap Effects
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This hybrid is perfect for creative minds especially, as it will allow you to come up with new and innovative ideas like no other. Snowcap will delight you with an extra surge of energy, allowing you to go through your day with a clear head and fueled by your ideas and vigor.

Fragrance

Snowcap smells like a basket of fresh citrus fruits, a smell that is both appetizing and invigorating. This strain has a sweet menthol aroma that will hang in the air like a beautiful cloud, leaving traces of pine and lemon in the vicinity, even long after this strain has left the room.

Flavors

This hybrid carries strong notes of sweet pine in its flavors, that become obvious in the inhale of its smoke. Snowcap also tastes like an earthy lemon, with a strong flavor of menthol in the exhale, a sweet and appetizing taste that will stick to your tongue.

Adverse Reaction

Like with any other potent strains, Snowcap has some adverse reactions, albeit mostly minor ones. This strain can leave you feeling slightly dehydrated, making your mouth feel dry and parched and your eyes feel dry and itchy, and often uncomfortable.

Snowcap Adverse Reaction
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Snowcap may leave you feeling slightly dizzy, a side effect that can often occur with mild bouts of paranoia. This hybrid is a strong variant, and it is recommended to ease up on the dosage, especially if you are inclined to feeling slightly anxious, as this smoke may worsen your nervousness.

Medical

Snowcap is widely prescribed and recommended to patients who suffer with mental health conditions. This strain can keep you clear-headed, while allowing you to feel relieved of any feelings of stress that may be plaguing you, especially if you tend to suffer from debilitating bouts of chronic stress.

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This strain is known to help patients who are long time sufferers of depression, easing their minds and allowing them to find relief. Snowcap is effective in calming the mind and easing the patient into a more solid and positive state, and encouraging them to stay motivated and strong.

Snowcap Medical
Snowcap Medical

Snowcap can be a powerful ally in the complicated mission of managing pain, alleviating chronic aches such as back pain, muscle spasms and joint pains, and even chronic migraines. It is known to be anti-inflammatory, and also boosts your energy, leaving helping patients who suffer from chronic fatigue.

Growing

Snowcap is relatively easy to cultivate, with its only issue being that it can be weak against powdery mildew. This strain can both be grown indoors and outdoors, and tends to expand in a well-maintained and dry outdoor environment. A fairly exclusive seed, this plant is usually found as a clone only.

Snowcap Growing
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Flowering Time

Indoors
This strain can be expected to produce an average of about 12 ounces of fresh bud per square meter planted, when grown indoors. Snowcap takes around 9 to 10 weeks to flower and be available for a generous harvest.

Outdoors
Snowcap grown outdoors flowers throughout the late summer and can be expected to be ready for a hearty harvest around the middle to late October. This strain can be expected to produce an average of about 16 ounces of bud per plant.

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

Robert

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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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