South American Strain

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South American is a South American beauty as its name suggests, and is the variety that is typically found in its native land. This strain grows into a strong and sour smelling plan with a hint of a tobacco taste, and is enjoyable for both when used recreationally but also medicinally.

South American is what the native landrace strains that are from indigenous regions in South America are commonly referred to. This specific breed is often found as a 100% sativa plant, which is due to the climate and soil it is exposed to in its native countries.

This strain has long turned into a favorite for those who prefer uplifting and energizing sativa effects, without a heavy THC ceiling. South American is a popular choice on the market today for the treatment of many chronic conditions, such as pain and inflammation’s, and is widely recommended for daytime use.

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    South American weed strain attributes:
    EFFECTShungry – 10
    uplifted – 9
    relaxed – 9
    energetic – 8
    sleepy – 8
    dry eyes – 8
    dizzy – 8
    paranoid – 8
    anxious – 6
    FRAGRANCEcitrus, sour, skunky, earthy, sweet
    FLAVORSearthy, tropical, ammonia, citrus, lemon, lime, sweet, tobacco
    MEDICALeye pressure – 10
    nausea – 9
    headaches – 9
    fatigue – 8
    depression – 3
    THC CONTENT %10%
    CBD %1%
    INDOOR YIELD15oz/ m2
    OUTDOOR YIELD18oz/ plant
    CLIMATEdry and temperate outdoor climate
    RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

    * 10 is the highest
    * 1 is the lowest


    South American induces a range of effects that are enjoyable to all those who are seeking out high that people feel mellow to the body in a frazzled state. This strain’s most common effect is that it induces strong hunger pangs that will make you succumb to the munchies, so it is great for consumption just before a meal is planned with friends.

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    This strain will make you feel extremely uplifted and almost spacey, except that you will be able to snap out of it without problems as it’s high will still leave you feeling chilled out. South American can make the body feel relaxed, without feeling heavy, making it an ideal choice as an after work smoke just before going out.

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    South American cannot help you keep a spring in your step as it will make you feel energized and motivated, and it’s cerebral high is extremely creative and inspiring. In high doses, this strain will make you feel sleepy and you will find yourself slowly sinking into a state of total relaxation.


    South American is tantalizing even with its aroma alone, as it sour and sweet undertones are so strong smelling that it will be noticeable even from the next room. This bud smells citrusy and earthy, with a strong presence of skunk that will make you crave more.

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    South American has similar flavors, where is the difference being a strong taste of ammonia on your tongue as soon as you take your first hit. This 100% pure strain will taste sour and lemony on the inhale, well on the X feel you will notice a sweet tobacco flavor that will coat your tongue with a tropical and sour taste.

    Adverse Reaction

    South American has THC levels of about 10%, yet its effects can feel so strong that you might end up with a few adverse reactions. This bud will make your mouth feel dry and your eyes are very likely to end up feeling irritated and itchy as well.

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    This strain may end up making you feel slightly dizzy, especially for those who were not used to its potency. South American can make you feel paranoid in some cases, and for those who are newbies and unaccustomed to this strain, a lingering a feeling of anxiety may be the main side effect that they will experience.


    South American is very useful in the treatment of many chronic conditions, and has made a huge difference for many patients in managing their illnesses. This strain is very effective in the treatment of glaucoma or eye pressure, as it can help reduce inflammation that may be the underlying cause of the pain.

    This strain can also help those who struggle with chronic nausea, bye relieving them of its symptoms. South American can be very useful in treating chronic headaches especially, as it can relieve the pain and reduce reoccurrences when used regularly.

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    South American has proven to be very effective in treating chronic fatigue, as it is energizing and uplifting, allowing the patient to feel more alert and upbeat. This strain can also help those who need a more natural way of managing their chronic depression, especially in less severe cases.

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      South American can be grow and buy less experience growers as well as connoisseurs, as it is easy to maintain and cultivate. This train is highly resistant against common mildews and molds and other commonly found diseases.

      Flowering Time


      South American grows tall and take an average of it 8 to 9 weeks to finish flowering during harvest, and can yield around per square meter.


      South American grown out doors can be expected to produce a yield of around 18 ounces per plant. Should be done in flowering around the middle of October on average.

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


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