- 1 What is Jack Frost Strain?
- 2 Background and Lineage
- 3 Types of High
- 4 Medical Benefits
- 5 Adverse Effects
- 6 Growing Jack Frost Strain
- 7 Quick Reference Guide – Jack Frost Strain
- 8 Concentration and Potency
- 9 Effects
- 10 Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
What is Jack Frost Strain?
Jack Frost is a potent Sativa dominant hybrid marijuana strain that will energize you and make you feel happy and creative. The THC levels of this well-balanced strain (mixture of both Indica and Sativa) typically range between 17% – 23%. This generous level of THC should satisfy most advanced marijuana consumers.
Background and Lineage
Jack Frost strain was developed by a California lifestyle cannabis brand named Goldenseed that mainly focuses on the cultivation, manufacturing, and distribution of high-quality cannabis. When it comes to producing top-quality marijuana strains, Goldenseed understands the value of perseverance and patience. They spent five years developing this well-balanced, potent hybrid strain.
Initially, Goldenseed crossed Jack Herer (Sativa), White Widow (hybrid), and Northern Lights #5 (Indica). Later they introduced Rainbow Kashmiri into the breeding process to produce Jack Frost strain.
Types of High
The high of Jack Frost strain is uplifting and euphoric. Some say that it makes them feel more sociable, focused and get their creative juice flowing. If you are in search of a bit of inspiration, then you should certainly try this strain.
The best thing about the Jack Frost strain is the smoothness of the hit. Even it is a very potent strain, it doesn’t punch you in the face, like OG or something powerful in that nature. It is very smooth all the way through.
The effects of Jack Frost are long-lasting, and its high can last for up to two to three hours. After a few hours, once its Indica genetics kicks in, you will feel a deeply relaxing sensation in your body.
Its well-balanced Sativa and Indica ration made Jack Frost a prevalent strain among recreational and medical consumers. Many medical marijuana patients choose this strain to help relieve symptoms associated with depression, stress, anxiety, chronic pains, and PTSD.
Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Its soothing and calming effects on the body help patients with anxiety, stress, and depression.
Jack Frost is excellent as a heavier wake and bakes strain if you need pain relief without the crash. Patients who have arthritis, or muscular pain, also use this strain as pain relief.
It relaxes the stressed nerves and puts you to sleep. Due to this reason, it works as an antidote for insomnia as well.
Nausea and Loss of appetite
Jack Frost is often recommended for patients experiencing nausea and Loss of appetite due to gastrointestinal concerns.
The Jack Frost strain may also be moderately helpful for people with chronic fatigue due to its stimulating effects.
Compared to other potent marijuana strains, Jack Frost has a relatively moderate amount of adverse effects. These side effects are mainly attributable to its above-average THC content. Those who are prone to THC-induced anxiety and paranoia should choose a milder strain.
The most common side effects of the Jack Frost strain are dry mouth and dry eyes. These are easily manageable with a bit of planning and preparation. Drink plenty of fluid before, during, and after consumption to keep yourself hydrated. Eye drops from your local pharmacy or drugstore can help you with dry or red eyes.
Some consumers also reported dizziness and headaches after consuming Jack Frost.
Jack Frost may cause mild hallucinations, poor motor skills, or altered perceptions of reality. For these reasons, it is unsafe to operate heavy machinery after using marijuana. It is also illegal in every state to drive after using marijuana, even where marijuana use is legal.
It is essential to know that the side effects of marijuana can vary between people. If you are taking any cannabis strain for the first time, take it in a smaller dose and only increase the dosage if it seems appropriate. You should always know your limit and stick to it at all times.
Growing Jack Frost Strain
The Jack Frost strain is easy to grow, a perfect option for novice and veteran growers. The plant has a high resistance to common molds and diseases and can be grown indoors or outdoors. The flowering period varies depending on whether it is grown indoors or outdoors.
Growing indoor allows you to completely control the environment, including temperature, light, CO2 levels, and humidity, without worrying about the weather.
Use organic soil for the best result and pots with overflow holes at the base to avoid overwatering.
When growing this strain indoors, the plant can be ready for harvest within 8 to 9 weeks of flowering. In terms of yield, you can expect a return of approximately 16 ounces per square meter.
Jack Frost strain thrives in a warm and sunny climate. It is an easy strain to grow outdoors and requires little maintenance. So, novice cannabis cultivators can try their hand at growing Jack Frost.
When grown outside, you can expect a yield of up to 19 ounces of fresh bud per plant. It takes the entire summer to flower and is ready for harvesting in early October.
Quick Reference Guide – Jack Frost Strain
Sativa dominant hybrid marijuana strain
Jack Herer x White Widow x Northern Lights #5
The nugs almost resemble Christmas trees in a forest that has just been dusted with a fresh layer of snow. In contrast, the bright orange pistils stand out clearly against the frosty-white, mossy-green surface.
Earthy, Spicy, Sweet
Pine, sweet, woody
Preferred Consumption Time
Daytime, Evening, Night
Preferred Consumption Method
- Mac #9
- Holland’s Hope
- Apple Jack
- Mac #4
- Cookie Monster
- Sour Kush
- Grape Ape
Concentration and Potency
|Indica/Sativa Percentage||35% / 65%|
|THC Percentage||17% – 23%|
|Effects||Euphotic, Uplifted, Happy, Relaxed|
|Duration of Effects||2 – 3 hours|
- Euphoric (65%)
- Happy (60%)
- Uplifted (55%)
- Relaxed (45%)
- Creative (40%)
- Stress (40%)
- Depression (30%)
- Anxiety (30%)
- Pain (20%)
- Fatigue (15%)
- Dry mouth (30%)
- Dry eyes (21%)
- Paranoid (10%)
- Dizzy (8%)
- Headache (5%)
Cultivation & Yield Capabilities
|Flower Develop||8 – 9 weeks|
|Plant Height||60 – 80 inches|
|Indoor Yield||16 ounces per square meter|
|Outdoor Yield||19 ounces per plant|
|Outdoor Harvesting||Early October|