What Is California Orange weed?
California Orange weed strain, also known as “Cali-O” or C.O.B., is a marijuana hybrid strain of balanced Indica and Sativa composition. Cali-O produces a scent of citrus and diesel and is known for its prominent orange pistils that twist and wind throughout its harvest-ready buds
California Orange weed was produced in the 1980s far back before growers were even able to discuss their strain genetics online. Although California Orange weed’s THC content is relatively low at 10 to 15%, this strain is known for a potent mental high and an undeniable fresh citrus scent
Cali-O’s origin is a mystery, and all we know is that it comes from California and it smells and tastes like oranges, hence the name.
A small history of California orange weed
California Orange cannabis strain is an old school classic, dating back to at least 1980, and as such, there is a great deal of mystery surrounding its origin. It is generally accepted to be a 50/50 Indica/Sativa hybrid, is quite easy to grow, and produces a sweet citrus aroma reminiscent of orange zest.
Also known as Cali-O, Cali Orange Bud, C.O.B., and available from Dutch Passion as “Californian Orange” in feminized seed form, this hybrid has found its way around the globe and is a favorite with many growers.
Most users report that California Orange produces an upbeat, clear-headed high when consumed in moderation, while heavier dosing can lead to a more Indica-type body feeling.
California Orange weed strain has a tight, leafy bud structure. Leaves are pale green and so covered with trichomes as to appear matte in texture – when broken open, the buds are even sticky inside.
California Orange weed strain produces an initially pungent and skunky smell, with a strong citrus base – this strain has a very high concentration of “Terpene linalool“, an odor compound found in other fragrant strains like Violet Delight and Lavender. Burned, the flowers have a spicy, clove-like scent. The smoke is smooth and has a sweet aftertaste.
Also, this marijuana strain presents a primarily clearheaded, mellow high. Feelings of calm settle in quickly, accompanied by an elevation of the senses.
California Orange cannabis strain aids creativity and focus, making it beneficial for anxiety and attention deficit hyperactive disorders (ADHD). The mental uplift exists alongside some mild physical relaxation.
Is Cali-O weed an Indica Or Sativa strain?
California Orange weed has a balanced THC level which lies between 8-15%, making this strain a great choice for novice marijuana consumers. Its high is known to have Sativa effects when consuming at tolerance levels, leaving the mind clear and ready to complete any task at hand.
Meanwhile, when consuming in higher doses, California Orange can produce Indica effects that fully relax the body and create a more lazy-like feeling.
NB: So it produces both Indica and Sativa effects at different consumption levels.
California Orange weed is also great for social settings such as parties, making the experience far more enjoyable and eliminating social anxiety.
How is California orange weed strain Cultivated?
California Orange weed can be grown indoors or outdoors. Plants can reach 6 feet tall and tend to prefer a consistently sunny natural climate. Flowering happens outdoors as late as early November and indoors in 9 to 11 weeks.
This strain’s versatility makes it easy to clone by replanting clippings from mature plants. California orange yields 14 to 18 ounces per square meter indoors and 18 ounces or more per plant outdoors.
What are the side effects Of Cali-O weed strain?
California Orange weed is a strain that hits relatively fast, but not in a maddening rush kind of way that overwhelms users, especially novice or beginners. Rather, it brings you to a cerebral head high that almost immediately uplifts your mood. Feeling down or pissed off? This strain can calm you down.
Half an hour or so after the cerebral head high kicked in, you start to a heightened sense of focus and clarity of mind. In other words, California Orange cannabis improves your thought process without sending you to dreamland.
Accompanying the head high, its Indica property starts to creep in the body too. The body relaxation and alleviation from physical ailments complement the head high in making you feel relaxed, happy, and jolly with a boost in energy level.
Negative side-effects besides dry mouth and eyes include dizziness, paranoia, and headache. It takes about nine weeks for California Orange weed strain to fully flower.