Lemon Drop Strain

For someone who has never tried smoking weed before, it would probably be harder to appreciate what the plant can offer. But, for those who have smoked pot for at least a few times and somehow enjoyed the experience, it should be a lot easier for them to get hooked.

The effects of marijuana are one thing, its flavor is another. While the high alone is addicting, enough users can only expect the same when it comes to marijuana’s different flavors. So, when these traits are combined, what users get is a whole new level of smoking experience.

Here is one example of such case. A cannabis strain named Lemon Drop has made it to the list of cannabis varieties with impressive potency and delicious flavors. Just imagine how a sweet and fruit high could feel like. Now, in the case of Lemon Drop, the name itself should be enough hint for users to get an idea of what is in store for them if they do decide to try the strain out.

Nonetheless, there are so much more to learn about Lemon Drop. So, here is a collection of data that should shed some light on what this particular strain could bring to the table.

Lemon Drop is another mysterious strain with some remarkable properties to compensate its questionable lineage. Although its exact genetic origin is unknown, its growing patterns and the intensity of its high reflects that of a strain with a strong Sativa parent.

Also, Lemon Drop is quite popular among recreational and medical cannabis users especially on the West Coast which only proves how the strain can impress a high number of users regardless of a questionable background.

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Lemon Drop weed strain attributes:
EFFECTSHappy – 10
Relaxed – 9
Giggly – 7
Euphoric – 7
Uplifted – 7
Dry eyes – 8
Dizzy – 2
Headache – 2
Paranoid -1
FRAGRANCEDank, earthy, citrus
FLAVORSSweet, tropical, citrus, lemon, grapefruit
MEDICALPain – 10
Lack of appetite – 9
Stress – 8
Muscle spasms – 7
Depression – 7
PLANT HEIGHT6 feet or taller
THC CONTENT %18% to 23%
CBD %0.10% to 0.54%
INDICA / SATIVA %40%/60%
INDOOR YIELD12 to 16 ounces per square meter
OUTDOOR YIELD16 ounces or more per plant
CLIMATESub-tropical climate
GROWTH LEVELSome experience needed to grow

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


Although Lemon Drop has no known lineage to brag about, it has some sensational effects that users have quickly fallen in love with. The combination of its impressive THC levels and dominant Sativa concentration result to a high that is mostly cerebral.

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However, note that there are other variants of Lemon Drop that are Indica-dominant which, of course, results to an overall high that is heavier on the body.

Lemon Drop Effects

Meanwhile, this particular variant of Lemon Drop offers a kind of high that sends users into a happy and giggly state, making it a perfect strain for social gatherings or practically whenever a user needs a little boost of confidence. Overall, its head high can be described as pleasantly euphoric and uplifting.

Lemon Drop’s high finishes off with a relaxing sensation that does not overpower in any way. Considering all these effects, the strain is an ideal choice for daytime recreational or medical use.


Lemon Drop’s aroma is reminiscent of a damp earth with intriguing hints of citrus. Many think of its scent as a newly dug land that is fruity and tangy. Surprisingly, this combination is just so appealing to seasoned users.

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Lemon Drop’s breeder has indeed chosen the perfect name for this strain. It is bursting with sweet, tropical and citrus flavors that resemble that of lemon and grapefruit. Simply put, Lemon Drop is a perfect representation of the actual candy.

Adverse Reaction

The typical adverse reactions that are common to cannabis varieties, in general, are also likely to manifest in users who smoke Lemon Drop.

 Lemon Drop Adverse Reaction

Aside from the initial warning for beginners and experienced users with low tolerance regarding the potency of Lemon Drop, there are also a couple of side effects that must be kept in mind.

In this case, users have a greater chance of experiencing dry mouth and dry eyes. Other adverse reactions, although in mild cases, may include dizziness, headache, and even paranoia.


Surprisingly, the relaxing body buzz of Lemon Drop makes the most impact when it comes to providing symptom relief.

To wit, its analgesic properties can actually relieve pain caused by various health conditions like muscle spasms. Also, a lot of users get the munchies while smoking Lemon Drop. Perhaps it is just the delicious flavors of the strain that stimulates a user’s appetite. Nonetheless, it has proven to be helpful in improving the appetite of patients with eating disorders.

Lemon Drop Medical

Now, due to the strain’s mood-boosting ability, it can also be used by patients who are dealing with stress and depression to get their minds away from all those negative thoughts.

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Unfortunately, novice growers may find Lemon Drop a bit challenging to cultivate. The strain requires some level of experience from the grower in order ensure a successful cultivation

Regardless, the plant may be grown indoor or outdoor. Although, indoor cultivation may need a little extra effort from the grower as the plant could grow tall and therefore, needs to be pruned carefully. Prospective growers can also utilize the SCROG method using either soil or hydro mediums.

Outdoor cultivation, on the other hand, requires at least a sub-tropical growing condition for the plant to thrive.

Flowering Time


Flowering time indoors may take the plant 7 to 8 weeks before the buds can be harvested. If grown indoor, Lemon Drop offers an average yield of about 12 to 16 ounces per square meter.


If cultivated outdoors, the buds should be ready for harvest by October, and in this case, growers can expect a yield of about 16 ounces or more per plant.

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


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1 comments on “Lemon Drop Strain”

  1. This strain is simply Awesome. The effects will last hours. It is a Fast Creeper and the energy you have is unbelievable. Hell my lower back pain was gone. Definitely late daytime use.