Known for its gorgeous buds, MAC 1 strain is a crowd-pleaser that offers significantly appealing flavors and aromas. In this review, we take a look at Mac 1 strain genetics, flowering time, yield, aroma and flavor, and the medicinal benefits it holds.
Mac 1 Strain Genetics
Among the legendary Cookies crosses, you will find the MAC 1 strain, of which the lineage can be traced directly to the original MAC (Miracle Alien Cookies). Capulator is the brains behind creating this strain. This breeder is known to have bred Alien Cookies F2 with Miracle 15.
Alien Cookies F2 is a hybrid with a significant THC percentage around 20%. Miracle 15 is a Galactic Classic breed. It is a cross of Starfighter and a Colombian landrace strain.
Mac 1 Flowering Time
MAC 1 Cannabis strain can be grown indoors and/or outdoors and takes an average of 9 weeks to start its flowering phases. Mac 1 weed strain produces insanely gorgeous purple and black fan leaves. Bear in mind if you decide to grow this strain outdoors, it’s best to start at the beginning of June.
Mac 1 Aroma and Flavor
Where the original MAC is more citrusy with sweet-smelling notes, the MAC 1 strain has a little bit more of a sour, earthy aroma. Cracking a MAC 1 flower open, you can smell more of the earthy, sweet, and spicy aromas that may have been hiding under the sour citrus notes.
A combination of floral scents, sour citrusy notes, and diesel compliments the musky aroma of this strain. The dominant terpene in the Mac 1 strain is limonene, adding to its complex and pleasant aroma. These premium flowers have a sour diesel flavor with a herbal accent and sweet citrus.
Mac 1 Strain Yield
The Mac 1 cannabis strain is sure to yield dense buds covered in resin trichomes. When it comes to the size of the yield, expect an indoor yield of 14 ounces per square meter and an outdoor yield of 18 ounces per plant, with plants reaching 5 feet tall.
Medical Conditions the Mac 1 Marijuana Strain Can Help
In combination with its super high 20-23% THC level, the effects of the MAC 1 strain are ideal for treating chronic pain, mood swings, chronic fatigue, depression and chronic stress. For medical patients, MAC 1 has a whole list of therapeutic benefits, including its ability to reduce anxiety, insomnia, depression, chronic pain, acute pain, and neuropathic pain.
Also note since this strain is a well-balanced hybrid, it’s a great choice for medical users, as it provides the ideal cerebral boost on top of relieving physical pain and migraines. Moreover, find relief from muscle issues, or joint concerns with the MAC 1 strain.
Don’t be surprised if MAC 1 brings on the munchies. The terpenes in the original MAC are alpha-pinene, limonene and beta-caryophyllene, of which the latter comes out stronger and tends to have a higher affinity for anti-inflammatory effects, too.
The effects of this hybrid strain may lead to euphoric feelings that lead to total relaxation. It is fairly balanced and can chill you out any time of the day.
Mac 1 Strain Conclusion
Anyone who has been lucky enough to encounter the MAC 1 strain will be pleased to know that Capulator’s genetics are still going strong. While some say that MAC 1 is a backcross of her namesake, others claim that MAC 1 was crossed with Alien Cookies F2 and Miracle 15. What really matters, however, is just how amazing the effects of the Mac 1 strain is said to be.
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