Sour Lemon OG Strain

Take something sour and lemony and combine it with one of the most exceptional families of cannabis. It seems to be the case when it comes to Sour Lemon OG. Bred by Emerald Triangle Seeds, this strain is their take on the legendary OG lineage.

One of the strains used to develop Sour Lemon OG is California Sour. Contrary to its name, it traces its genetic roots from a Mexican Sativa and an Afghani Indica. Among its most notable traits is its ability to induce a clear-headed high with a sharper focus.

The other parent strain is Lemon OG Kush, a hybrid that comes with a legendary pedigree. It comes from a lineage of two prominent family of hybrids – Skunk and OG. Besides its fruity and skunky aroma, its psychoactive properties are also among its more prominent attributes. Often, it induces a dreamy but buzzing head high that has fascinated users since its debut.

Using these two, Emerald Triangle Seeds developed a strain that delivers an invigorating mind and body high. For daytime use, Sour Lemon OG is one of the best choices for cannabis users.

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    Information about Sour Lemon OG:

    ORIGINCalifornia Sour and Lemon OG Kush
    EFFECTSTalkative – 10
    Energetic – 10
    Happy – 9
    Relaxed – 9
    Focused – 8
    Dry eyes – 9
    Paranoid – 1
    Anxious – 1
    Dizzy – 1
    FRAGRANCESweet, sour, lemon, fruity, earthy
    FLAVORSSweet, citrus, lemon, apple
    MEDICALDepression – 10
    Pain – 10
    Stress – 9
    Headaches – 4
    Fatigue – 4
    FLOWERING TIME INDOORS10 to 11 weeks
    FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORSMid to late October
    THC CONTENT %15% to 17%
    INDICA / SATIVA %35%/65%
    INDOOR YIELD10 to 12 ounces per square meter
    OUTDOOR YIELD12 ounces or more per plant
    CLIMATEWarm climate

    * 10 is the highest
    * 1 is the lowest


    Sour Lemon OG can have as much as 17% THC. Deemed as very potent, it is still not comparable to many modern strains that have more than 20%. While it does not have an insane amount, it is also the reason for its popularity.

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    There are many reasons for using cannabis. Some people want to relax and chill at the end of a long and tiring day. Others need a little something to get them on the go. If the latter is the purpose, then Sour Lemon OG is an excellent choice.

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    It is a fast-acting strain that hits users with an electrifying cerebral buzz. Not only does it enhance the mood, but it also induces elation. It turns timid people into social creatures. Even the deaf should find themselves talking.

    Besides feeling energetic and friendly, the effects of the strain does take users to the edge. Instead, it induces mental clarity with a very sharp focus.

    Emerald Triangle Seeds did an excellent job of breeding Sour Lemon OG. By maintaining a small Indica heritage, it stops the psychoactive effects from being overbearing. Because of that, people using Sour Lemon OG in moderation stay active and on the go. At the same time, there is also a calming or soothing sense of body relaxation.


    Sour Lemon OG emits a fragrance that is reminiscent of its OG Kush lineage. Blending in with its earthy and citrusy scent is a sweet and sour note.

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    The strain is not only all about its pleasant aroma though. Its smoke is also a delight with a note of sour apple. Also, most people should find it easy on the throat.

    Adverse Reaction

    Unfortunately, there is a small price to pay when using cannabis. It is not only the money itself but the adverse effects that come with its use.

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    Feeling the throat dry and having red eyes are typical. Any cannabis strain can cause that. But there is also the matter of feeling a bit paranoid and anxious or a little dizzy. While it may be mild in case they do occur, remember the price becomes costly when one uses more than enough. In other words, these symptoms can become a little bit distracting if one were to use beyond personal limits.


    After going through the adverse effects of using cannabis, and in particular, Sour Lemon OG, there are other effects too. Besides its recreational value, it also comes with pharmacological uses too.

    One obvious benefit of a strain that induces happiness and turns people into social creatures is that it can wipe out stress. Consequently, it becomes useful to people with mental health issues such as depression and other similar conditions. It can be complicated to cope and manage the emotion, but with this strain, it provides these people relief and a way to get out of the funk.

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    In most cases, cannabis strains that are exceptional when it comes to pain relief come with one of two traits. One is high CBD. Another is being Indica-dominant. Although Sour Lemon OG is neither, it so happens that the combined mental and body high it induces has proven to be very efficient in reducing or eliminating chronic pains and aches.

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      Sour Lemon OG thrives well in both indoor and outdoor environments. Either way, experts can nurture it until the plant produces lumpy green buds covered with bright orange hairs and thick white trichomes. Its smell also becomes more pungent as it approaches maturity.

      Flowering Time


      Most growers prefer to cultivate cannabis indoors. Regardless of which medium one chooses to use, it is best to combine it with the Screen of Green training method.

      Flowering time can occur in 10 to 11 weeks. Upon harvest, the estimated yield is 10 to 12 ounces per square meter.


      It appears that the best climate where Sour Lemon OG will thrive is one where there is plenty of sunshine. It transitions to the bloom stage come the third to fourth week of October. Each plant can also produce at least 12 ounces of buds or more.

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


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