Lavender, also known as Soma #10, is a legendary Indica dominant hybrid from Humboldt County that made its way to Amsterdam! Created by Soma’s Sacred Seeds by combining landrace genetics with proven Skunk stock. This strain is a complex three-way cross of Super Skunk x Big Skunk Korean x Afghan Hawaiian. Lavender has stood the test of time and is still a popular choice in today’s market. Clone only elite cuts of Lavender that originate from the first drops made by Soma’s Sacred Seeds over fifteen years ago are still in existence and held by a few lucky people. These cuts are highly regarded and sought after! Lavender leans heavily towards its Indica heritage with up to 27% THC and an average CBD of 0.6%.
TASTE & SMELL –
Lavender is a pleasant sweet smelling Indica strain that most people find to be enjoyable due to its distinctive floral piney aroma and tasty hash-like flavors.
Based on its high quantity of THC, you can expect a dry mouth and eyes along with your high. You can stay hydrated during this period by having a glass of water close to you. On the positive side, you tend to have some euphoric moments, feel relaxed and sleep easily.
MEDICAL USES –
Lavender can help with high levels of stress and anxiety, also assist in managing depression. The strains calming effects are great for PTSD patients. It is also perfect for suppressing nausea, pain, migraines, and also treats insomnia.
GROW INFO –
Lavender produces medium-height plants that are considered moderately difficult to grow. This strain is known for its dark purple, almost black hues and the magnificent appearance of the calyxes over swelling as the buds mature. Lavender buds are dense and make for an easy trim due to a high calyx to leaf ratio. She will do well as a multi-branched plant and Soma Sacred Seeds recommends a short veg cycle in order to control height when grown using Sea of Green cultivation method. This strain has a nine to ten week flowering period indoors. I is ready for harvest during the month of October when grown outdoors in the Northern Hemisphere.
SEED AVAILABILITY –
For those interested in growing this well-known strain, seeds are available in feminized form directly from Soma’s Sacred Seeds. Also of note are Madd Farmer Genetics who offer crosses with an elite clone of Lavender that they have held for over 15 years.