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PUBLISHED ON: Jul 6, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Solar Power Hybrid Strain

One thing is for sure, the solar power hybrid strain puts the green in green living. 

A phenotype of the award-winning Sour Kush, the Solar Power strain is known for its commanding flavour profile, uplifting effects, and pain relief properties. All of these characteristics make Solar Power one of the most dynamic strains that Smokey’s has in store. 

Truly a well-rounded choice, the pungent Solar Power is an evenly balanced hybrid strain (50% sativa, 50% indica) that has a crisp, lemony, and earthy-pine aroma with an energizing overtone and a lip-smacking taste. This strain is as attractive as it tastes, characterized by dense, vibrant green and yellow buds with golden undertones covered with amber pistils and frosty trichomes. Its THC content ranges between 19% and 25%, giving tokers a punchy, mood-lifting buzz. 

Learn more about this tart strain that is gaining quite the recognition among cannasseurs.

A Brief History of Solar Power Strain

The legalization of recreational cannabis paved the way for more assuasive laws on growing your own cannabis plants, but it wasn’t the same for medical marijuana patients a decade ago. At that time, registered patients were prohibited to grow at home, but as North American advocates lobbied for more lenient laws on medical marijuana, patients were able to donate their experiments to local breeders and cultivators.

A close-up of the Solar Power hybrid dried flower

One of these home experiments was the Sour Kush, a clone donation by a patient registered in Battleboro, North Carolina. Sour OG’s phenotype is the Solar Power strain, with most enthusiasts commonly linking these two as a similar strain. The high THC content of the Solar Power strain comes from its remarkable parents, Sour Diesel and OG Kush. This true hybrid has a distinguished terpene profile that includes limonene, linalool, and beta-pinene, resulting in a tangy, citrusy inhale. 

Canadian consumer cannabis brand, Symbl, worked hard to fine-tune the Solar Power strain, making it ideal for day-to-day consumption for the seasoned toker. The company has something to be proud of, as labs that analyzed the phenotype revealed that the strain contained the most terpenes – hence making it one of the most flavourful and aromatic strains on the market today. 

The Effects of Solar Power Strain

The equal balance of sativa and indica content of Solar Power creates a mildly energizing high that will motivate you for a day’s work, rather than keep you locked on the couch. Users reported a “lifted sense” as soon as the exhalation, activating the mind and filling the body with a heady elation. 

The euphoric-yet-functional sensation spreads its way throughout the limbs and will make you want to move around with excitement in your bones. Consumers note this strain for its pain relief properties without the overwhelming sedative effect. Aside from the giggly and euphoric feeling users get, Solar Power offers a deep physical relaxation that’s mixed with a rushing of ideas and creativity.

Emotional Effects

  • Excited
  • Euphoric
  • Energetic
  • Happy
  • Creative

This Strain is Known to Help With

  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Appetite loss
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Depression

The high THC content of the Solar Power strain makes it a top choice for experienced enthusiasts or seasoned tokers. If you’re new to the world of cannabis, make sure to take it easy on your first few inhales. You can always light up another bowl, or roll another joint once you find yourself in a comfortable position, buzz-wise.

Cultivating the Solar Power Hybrid Strain

The Solar Power hybrid strain falls under the moderate level of cultivation and was produced by crossing Sour Diesel and OG Kush. The strain is grown indoors, in either soil or hydroponics to keep its health at an optimum level. 

The Solar Power strain grows well with a lot of training, so the buds are kept exposed to sunlight as they yield high. Its natural bud structure allows the strain to tolerate humidity, lessening the chances of mould formation. With a temperature between 20 and 26 C, the plant will start to flower after seven to nine weeks for a moderate yield.

Expect to grow dense buds, even in indoor climates that have some moisture. A basic, regular feeding regimen of pH Perfect Sensi Grow A & B, and B-52 supplements should keep the Solar Power happy and thriving throughout its life cycle.

Dried cannabis bud out of its container

An Overview of the Solar Power Strain

Because the Solar Power strain is rich in different kinds of terpenes, it offers an attractive buffet of effects that ranges from blissful excitement to pain relief. Its focused, well-balanced high makes it ideal for social gatherings, allowing you to interact with others without feeling paranoid or anxious. 

Aside from its high-spirited effects, the Solar Power hybrid strain can also induce a rush of creativity, making it a favourable choice for any type of artistic activity. To top it all off, its delectable, citrusy taste and earthy undertones attract even the most nitpicky enthusiast.

Looking for Some Solar Power Hybrid Strain?

Smokey’s is your Solar Power strain plug. We have Solar Power Kush dried flowers, cartridges, and pre-rolls, if you’re feeling like you want an instant boost of renewable energy without the work. If you want more than solar powered-elevation, feel free to browse through our fine selection of buds, edibles, accessories, or reach out to find out if we have what you’re looking for. 

If you want to see our offerings up close, visit any of our store locations. Our knowledgeable and experienced budtenders will guide you through your picks and happily answer any questions you might have about them. 

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