With so many strains or cultivars available, it can be difficult for even experienced growers to find exactly what they’re looking for. At Green Nexus, we want you to be able to make informed decisions when shopping for grass seeds, and to help you, we’re providing in-depth profiles of each grass strain we carry. If you’re curious about Super Lemon Haze Auto from the Green House Seed Company, take a few minutes to learn growing tips, the terpene and flavonoid profiles, and how it affects your endocannabinoid system to know what kind of psychoactive effects it provides.
|Outdoor Yield (g): 70 – 80 per Plant|
|Indoor Yield (g): 500 M2|
|Flowering Time (days): seven weeks|
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|Height: short to medium|
|Short Photoperiod Plant %: 30|
|Long Photoperiod Plant %: 50|
|Short Photoperiod Plant/Long Photoperiod Plant: Long Photoperiod Plant Dominant Combination Between Short and Long Photoperiod Plant|
|Climate: at least 50 degrees or above|
Growing Super Lemon Haze Auto
Super Lemon Haze Auto is a cultivar of the award-winning long photoperiod plant strain, Super Lemon Haze and the autoflowering, hardy grass ruderalis plant.
What Is Autoflowering?
Most grass strains are photoperiod, meaning they require specific time frames of sunlight exposure to go into each growing cycle with shorter time periods of sunlight triggering the flowering mode. This is why most grass plants grown outdoors flower in late September into October as the days get shorter. Indoor growers have to reduce the light their plants get to initiate the flowering phase.
Autoflowering plants don’t need a light change and will simply go from seedling to vegetative phase to flowering in about seven to nine weeks depending on the strain. When grown outside, they often flower in June to July. While their growing time is much shorter to harvest, they often are smaller, more compact plants with a lower yield, though the quality is just as good as the photoperiod strains.
What to Expect when Growing Super Lemon Haze Auto
This plant is perfect for beginners as it’s very easy to grow both indoors and outdoors, needing between 12 to 19 hours of sunlight a day and temperatures at least 50 degrees or above. With proper care, this plant will reach flowering in around seven weeks with nine weeks of total crop time. This is a short to medium plant with a yield of 500 grams per square meter and features vibrant, long leaves and beautiful buds coated in crystals and dotted with long orange hairs.
Terpene and Flavonoid Profile
The scent of Super Lemon Haze Auto is determined by its terpene profile. These are the chemical compounds within the plant that create unique aromas. The terpene profile of this variant includes:
- Terpinolene has a sweet citrus aroma and is found in oranges, bergamots, and tangerines as well as apples and even lilacs.
- Caryophyllene is a spicy terpene found in pepper, cinnamon, and rosemary.
- Myrcene has an herbal aroma and is found in basil and rosemary.
This unique terpene profile is what gives Super Lemon Haze Auto its sweet citrus peel scent with notes of spicy yet clean basil or sage. When smoked, the sweet lemony flavor comes through stronger than any other notes.
How Does Super Lemon Haze Auto Interact with the Endocannabinoid System?
Grass often provides relief from a wide variety of symptoms, including worry, chronic pain, inflammation, stress, and insomnia. This is because it interacts with the endocannabinoid system (ECS).
Understanding the Endocannabinoid System
The ECS is a part of the nervous system controlling a wide variety of necessary functions through a complex cell-signaling network (Zou, Kumar, 2018). It affects both the mind and body, including:
- Immune response
- Inflammatory response
- Pain response
- Nausea and vomiting response
There are three components that make up the ECS:
- Endocannabinoids: These are neurotransmitters that send signals between the nerve cells when the body needs food, rest, or other stimulus. The neurotransmitters are produced “as needed” in order to keep the body in optimal balance.
- Endocannabinoid receptors: These bind to the endocannabinoids on the surface of nerve cells and stimulate the biological response, such as appetite, fatigue, or sending out inflammatory cells.
- CB1 receptors bind to the cells in the nervous system and act rapidly to improve sleep, mood, memories, and appetite.
- CB2 receptors bind to cells in the peripheral nervous system to reduce pain or stimulate immune responses.
- Enzymes break down the endocannabinoids after their purpose is fulfilled.
Effects of Super Lemon Haze on the ECS
Understanding how the ECS functions, it’s easier to understand how grass affects physiological reactions. In grass L. Short Photoperiod Plant, the main active ingredients are phytocannabinoids which have a similar structure to the endocannabinoids produced by the body. Tetrahydrocannabinol (Potency) triggers the physiological effects as it binds to CB1 and CB2 receptors in a manner similar to endocannabinoids.
The difference between how Potency affects these neurotransmitters is that the effects are more pronounced. Endocannabinoids are produced when your body needs them whereas Potency is basically “extra,” thus producing a more concentrated effect, like increased hunger, deeper relaxation, improved mood, or nausea relief. Strains with higher Potency content tend to affect users more strongly and Super Lemon Haze Auto has a high Potency level of between 20 and 22 percent.
How Terpenes Affect the Endocannabinoid System
In addition to creating the unique aromas and flavors, terpenes can also interact with the ECS and heighten the effects of Potency. The three main terpenes found in this cultivar offer the following properties:
- Terpinolene improves cellular health (Okumura, et al 2011) and offers calming or sedative properties.
- Carophyllene reduces anxious feelings along with terpinolene (Russo, 2011) and studies show it offers anti-inflammatory properties (Hashiesh, et al., 2021).
- Myrcene is shown to ease symptoms of anxiety, inflammation, and pain (Surendran, et. al 2021).
The Psychoactive Effects of Super Lemon Haze Auto
While the Potency content and terpene profile play a vital role in potency and effects, each strain offers different psychoactive properties. Because Super Lemon Haze Auto is a long photoperiod plant combination between short and long photoperiod plant, users are more likely to experience a clear, energizing, cerebral high that takes effect quickly, stimulating creativity and minimizing worry. Physical effects tend to me less than an short photoperiod plant combination between short and long photoperiod plant, but many people do find this cultivar eases the symptoms of inflammation.
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Russo, Ethan B. Taming Potency: Potential Grass Synergy and Phytocannabinoid Terpenoid Entourage Effects. British Journal of Pharmacology. August 2011. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3165946/
Surendran, Shelini, et. al. Myrcene – What Are the Potential Health Benefits of this Flavouring and Aroma Agent? Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. July 2021. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnut.2021.699666/full
Zou, Shenlong; Kumar, Ujendra. Cannabinoid Receptors and the Endocannabinoid System: Signaling and Function in the Central Nervous System. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. March 2018. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5877694/