The plant is characterized by being tall and lanky. They are not the easiest strains to grow and they take longer to flower, which is why growers often have more Indica in their rotation. These plants will have longer, thinner leaves than their Indica cousins. These taller trees can grow up to 20ft outdoors.
Learn if this strain is right for you. They are more difficult to come across and in demand more than indica. Dispensaries will usually have 2:1 indica to Sativa ratio. The guy on the street will be lucky to have a real Sativa on hand. Daily users want to be able to smoke during the day without a burnout. If you smoke during the day, you need to buy Sativas.
Effects of Sativa Weed Energetic and uplifting Cerebral, hallucinogenic, euphoric Daytime use, low burnout Sativas generally have a higher THC than CBD. THC is the chemical compound found in dried Marijuana that is psychoactive. As CBD is what soothes the body, it is responsible or the ‘down’ or burnout you feel after the weed wears off. Sativas are great for people with ADD, depression, chronic pain and appetite disorders.
Most Sativas on the market now are hybriads. That means the parents of the particular plant (the female plant she was cut from had a male father who pollinated the mother and gave the next generation plant its own set of characteristics). Most ‘Sativa hybrids’ will have a lineage that gets very confusing, inevitably there was an indica in the family tree somewhere. It’s common to see 80% Sativa, 60% Sativa – any percentage is possible with the rapid expansion of new strains.