Goldenseed really put in the work and after 5 years created a true beauty in the Jack Frost strain. This strain comes from THC juggernauts so expect it to be quite potent. Beginners should toke carefully as it can be easy to take a few hits and to be high for quite a long time.
Strains Lineage Of Jack Frost
Jack Frost is the child strain of 3 legends. Northern Lights #5, Jack Herer, and White Widow. With this type of lineage, this strain could take the entire cannabis market by storm. While this is a hybrid, it is more Sativa-dominant by a little.
White Widow was made famous in Amsterdam’s coffee shops and has won a myriad of awards. This can be a great strain to share with friends as it boosts energy and gives the consumer a sense of euphoria. The THC levels are quite high with this strain along with the smoke being harsh at times so small hits are advised.
Northern Lights #5 won a Cannabis Cup title in the 90s and it is a true classic Indica. This strain originated in Holland and packs a punch with over 20 percent THC. The durability during growing is a huge bonus for anyone that loves this strain.
Jack Herer brings the elements of a Sativa to Jack Frost. This is another strain that gained popularity in Amsterdam’s Coffee shops. The resin on the buds is amazing and has been used for a number of famous hybrids.
THC Content Of The Jack Frost Strain
The THC content of Jack Frost is between 17 and 23 percent. This means that no crop of the strain will be considered low potency. Newer consumers should aim for flower that is closer to 17 percent to avoid being overwhelmed.
Bring this strain out at parties as it increases sociability, boosts energy/creativity, and can have you giggling for hours with this long-lasting strain. As the high winds down, you will feel like it will be easy to fall asleep as it comes with a sense of sedation.
Flavor And Aroma Of Jack Frost
The flavor of Jack Frost is going to feature notes of pine, citrus, and skunk. The citrus will dominate both the aroma and flavor. The aroma will also have an earthy smell as well. Look for Terpinolene, Caryophyllene, and Pinene in this strain.
Terpinolene can help give a consumer a burst of energy and improve the mood. Jack Herer has high levels of this due to its lineage.
Pinene has the aroma of pine and has been known to help treat pain, anxiety, and inflammation. Finding relief is important as this terpene is in a number of various plants.
Caryophyllene works almost immediately on the body’s endocannabinoid system to help treat pain and inflammationn. Gorilla Glue #4 is a great example of a strain that contains this terpene.
Medical Issues That This Weed Strain Can Help
Marijuana has been used for centuries to address various medical issues. Jack Frost can help with the following conditions:
- Chronic Inflammation
- Pains & Aches
- Lack Of Appetite
- Mood Disorders
The CBD levels are very low but as you can see, there are still a number of medical benefits of smoking Jack Frost.
Strain Yields Of The Jack Frost Strain
The yields are not going to disappoint with Jack Frost. The strain thrives when growing indoors and outdoors although you should use soil to grow rather than another method like Sea of Green. Take note that you should not overwater this strain as it can stunt growth.
Indoors a grower can expect 1 to 2 ounces per square foot. Outdoors you can expect a higher yield of 2 to 3 ounces per square foot or around 550 grams per plant.
Flowering Periods Of The Jack Frost Strain
The flowering period for Jack Frost is 56 to 63 days. Outdoor crops will be ready in October while outdoor growers can flower and harvest at any point.
Don’t expect dense buds which seem to be a staple in the cannabis market today. The buds are light green and have a covering of yellow hairs. The number of trichomes is truly shocking which is not a surprise due to the years it took to breed this strain.
Jack Frost And Our Final Thoughts
Finding seeds of Jack Frost is not going to be a challenge in the slightest and growing is just as easy. With the right setup and experience, you can grow a beautiful crop of Jack Frost that even have autoflowering seeds that produce more quickly than photoperiod strains.
Research is going to be of paramount importance if you don’t have experience growing weed. Some strains thrive under vastly different conditions than others and this knowledge can help drive up yield as well as potency.