Created by Crockett Family Farms, this potent sativa strain was created from crossing Tangie with Lemon Skunk. Clementine won second place in the 2015 High Times Cannabis Cup for best sativa concentrates. Users love this strain for its sweet citrus flavor and high THC content, which can reach up to 27 percent. There’s no questioning this strains award winning status! With its calming and uplifting effects profile, you’re sure to enjoy any time spent with Clementine.
Although this strain is sativa dominant, it creates slightly different effects than you would expect! As the high settles in, you’ll begin to feel more in tune with your surroundings. Clementine does have some cerebral effects, but less so compared to its other sativa relatives. It encourages the user to be more alert, as well as more creative and prone to abstract thinking. This is the perfect wake and bake strain, given its ability to energize and uplift. Whether you’re just doing chores around the house or drifting off in thought, Clementine can make the most monotonous tasks interesting. As the high begins to wind down, you’re going to experience its more relaxing effects. It’s calming body high is able to release tension within the user and pull them back down to earth, gently grounding them to their body after hours of introspection.
Flavor and Appearance
The Clementine strain has distinctively large flowers, which narrow from their base down into cone-shaped buds. Each of its buds are densely packed, light green in color, and visibly rich in THC. With how rich they are in resin, you’re gonna want to use a grinder to break up this strain. Clementine buds give off a sweet and fruity scent, reminiscent of fresh pine, orange, and lemon. When inhaling, the smoke of Clementine has a creamy, lemony flavor. As you exhale, you’ll be able to perceive its intense citrus taste even more, as well as a bit of herb and earthiness. The aroma from burning this strain, especially in an enclosed area, is noticeable and quite pungent. You can expect Clementine to fill up a room!
Although many recreational users love this strain, it also has a host of benefits for medical patients! For those dealing with depression, Clementine can produce mood-boosting and energizing effects within the user. It tends to lighten up one’s mood, as well as provide a spark of motivation so that you can easily and enjoyably complete necessary tasks. For this reason, this strain is also effective in combating fatigue. For those with ADHD, this strain is helpful in its ability to clear one’s head and allow for a sharper focus.
Clementine can also help with chronic stress, given its ability to uplift and clear the mind. Physically, this strain can help alleviate pain, although it might not be the best for intense pain. It’s relaxing body high can help treat minor to moderate aches and pains, but one might want to go with an indica heavy strain if your pain is needing something stronger. Lastly, Clementine is oftentimes used to stimulate appetite and decrease nausea. For those recovering from an eating disorder or undergoing a treatment such as chemotherapy, this strain is able to make the eating process smooth and painless.
This strain is fairly easy to grow, given its natural resistance to mold and disease, although its yields are in the lower to average range. Clementine can be grown indoors or outdoors, but needs a semi-humid climate and a daytime temperature range of 72 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Each plant can grow quite tall, like most sativas, and requires regular pruning and trimming to keep it healthy. Its flowering period is around 8 to 9 weeks, and when grown indoors can produce yields of about 11 ounces per square meter. When grown outdoors, this strain is generally ready to harvest in mid October and produces slightly higher yields of 14 ounces per square meter.