If you are looking for a fun and relaxed afternoon then try reaching for the Orange Crush strain that will give you a cerebral and spacy high.
That has the ability to stimulate intense feelings of happiness, as well as an overwhelming sense of calm.
Because of its refreshing orange and tangerine flavor, it is a good strain to use for those people who enjoy eating citrus fruits.
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These types of fresh flavors work great with marijuana and so have been a favorite with many aficionados who enjoy smoking the herb. The vast majority of strains that feature a citrus flavor hail out of California and sometimes even Canada. The Orange Crush strain not only features a strong orange flavor but also comes with a unique citrusy twist with great effects.
More About The Strain
This particular strain was first bred by a growers association that put together Blueberry with California Orange. It is clear from its parentage then that it will have a strong flavor profile that is very fruity and different to anything else that would typically be consumed in the outer northern reaches of Canada.
But, despite its pleasant flavor of blended fruits, do not let that put you off the fact that this is a highly potent strain. This is because it is a hybrid that is full of Sativa – something that is surprising given the fact that its ancestors are of indica leaning. This gives it an effect that many people describe as intense and very cerebral.
Just like with any strain of marijuana the first feeling that you will get from Orange Crush is one of intensity, happiness, and energy. This builds up from your toes and works its way through your body, invigoration each and every part of your body as it does so.
Upon getting to your brain, a blanket of intensity passes over you, followed by calming happiness. The high is described as almost like lying in a very comfortable bed that has pillows and blankets of pleasant feelings and warmth. After this, you will experience a strong sensation of hunger (munchies) that will get you reaching for the handle of the fridge.
This is not to say though that you will be spaced out sprawled across the sofa; because there is only a rough 20 percent on indica in its genes, you will not experience any overwhelming need or want to sit down and chill out. Any relaxation that is experienced by the strain is combined with a focused and precise energy that makes you feel like you can do anything.
The energy manifests itself in a creative form, which is why some people use it when working on creative-type projects or playing music, in addition to using it to simply kick back and relax. The lower levels of THC that it has in it means that you are still coherent when under the influence of this particular strain.
Flavor, Smell & Look
As the name suggests, one of the main flavors of the Orange Crush strain is citrus. However, it does incorporate some other different and contrasting flavors to what you may expect. When you first catch a whiff, you will notice the strong earthy tones that have a slight damp smell that is similar to the aroma of a hot cave on a warm spring morning. When you open up the buds, this smell is expanded even further so that it becomes more noticeable.
Despite of its name, the look of the strain is actually very normal. The large bud is a mottled green color, although this can vary from crop to crop depending on the conditions in which it was grown and the speed at which it was dried. Where it is grown in a very humid place and dried very quickly, the bud will have strong yellow pistils along its surface, giving it a fun appearance.
This strain of marijuana comes from two plants that are very easy to grow – Blueberry and California Orange – thus making it a great option for first-time growers. The unique combination of genetics that it has meant that it is able to grow in the most adverse of conditions where there is lots of light and lots of humidity. Whereas most strains require large amounts of light to grow, Orange Crush can get away with just 30 watts of light.
When fully grown, you can expect that plant to be no taller than 4.5 ft tall, thus making it an ideal strain to grow in your back yard or in your shed without anyone else noticing. It can also be grown indoors too, although it is much easier to just leave it outdoors and let nature do its things without much attention from yourself.
After a period of around 8 weeks, the plant is ready to be harvested. Because of this, Orange Crush is a good strain to grow for those people who do not have much time or money, as it does not require the purchasing of nutrients or specialist growing equipment in order for it to get to a stage where it can be harvested. All that is required for this particular strain to grow is a wide enough space and a temperature that is consistent.
Because of its ability to make you feel extremely relaxed, it is great for combating the effects of depression and stress. Ingesting Orange Crush allows you to simply let go of any problems or throughs that you may have and instead simply relax and enjoy yourself. If you suffer from a lack of appetite, then the fact that this particular strain induces the ‘munchies’ will soon sort that out. It can also be used to alleviate chronic pain, such as that caused by fibromyalgia.
However, it must be mentioned that there can be some negative side effects, although these vary from person to person in how they manifest themselves and in their severity too, but don’t let this put you off.