Hybrid – 50% Sativa /50% Indica
Lucky Charms is a strong and potent hybrid marijuana strain that is produced by crossing Appalachia with The White. Its exact Indica/sativa content is unknown. It has a moderate to high THC level whose value also remains unknown. It has dark green colored buds that are covered with deep orange colored hairs. Lucky Charm has a flowering period of nine weeks and is best grown indoors. Its plant has a medium height. It has a refreshing pine scented aroma and is a pleasant taste that is a blend of pine, fruity and sweet flavors similar to that of berries, apricot and citrus fruits. It produces a strong high on your system that makes you feel calm and very happy. Due to its relaxing effect on your system, it is a good cure for depression, anxiety and stress. You can also use it for curing a wide range of pains.
Lucky Charms sets itself apart with large flowers that adhere in elongated, almost cylindrical clusters. The buds have a dense, indica-typical structure, with leaves tightly coiled around their central stems. The leaves themselves are a mossy green and are threaded through with vibrant orange pistils. Much like parent strain The White, Lucky Charms is also absolutely coated in snowy trichomes that make the flowers difficult to break up without use of a quality grinder.
When properly cured, flowers of Lucky Charms has a sweet and flowery aroma, with some traces of berry. On closer inspection, the buds also have hints of dank earth and some fresh pine. Grinding intensifies this earthy, hashy scent, possibly due to the Afghani in parent strain Appalachia’s background. When combusted in a pipe or a joint, Lucky Charms burns with a harsh smoke that may trigger coughing or watery eyes. Despite its harshness, though, this smoke has floral and subtle citrus flavors on the exhale.
Lucky Charms has a one-two combination punch of effects, leaving smokers relaxed while still elevating their patterns of thinking. It can be a creeper, taking several minutes after consumers have finished toking before making its presence known. Eventually, smokers may notice that their thoughts take on a quick, freely-associative character. This feeling of mind-race can cause the uninitiated to feel somewhat out of control. In the right set and setting, though, Lucky Charms can put mental stress and static on mute while instilling physical calm; muscular tension may evaporate as deep breathing happens more easily. The strain’s sativa effects can also bring about some sensory warping like visual or auditory distortions, making for a uniquely trippy experience. With sufficient intent, Lucky Charms allows the user to focus on any tasks at hand, whether freewheeling and creative or rigid and analytical. As time passes, however, or as dosage is increased, the strain’s mild feeling of physical sedation intensifies, making it perfect for unwinding after a long day or week. Lucky Charms is great for a mellow night in alone or a buzzy night out with friends. It’s also versatile enough for morning to evening use, depending on an individual smoker’s tolerance or daily agenda.
Not just a novelty strain, Lucky Charms can also be useful for medical cannabis patients. Its ability to sustain focus can be a boon to those with attention deficit disorder. It may also help those with mild to moderate stress or depression to spend their time more consciously and deliberately. Physiologically speaking, the bud’s sedative properties can soothe deep-seated aches and pains, as well as more minor annoyances like headaches or nausea. Because its early side effects include paranoia and mind-race, Lucky Charms may not be the best choice for those who are prone to panic or who have a low tolerance for THC.
Fortunately for home growers, Bodhi has made seeds of the strain available for sale online. Once obtained, Lucky Charms can be grown indoors or out, although outdoor growing calls for a semi-humid, Mediterranean-like climate. Plants tend towards the taller side, so growers should take care to cut their crops back early in the vegetative stage. This strain flowers within 9 weeks when grown indoors and is ready for harvest in October when grown outdoors. It is known to offers a high yield of flowers for patient growers.
Popular for both its taste and versatile effects, Lucky Charms is a must-try for hybrid fans. That said, the strain may soon run afoul of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission — in 2016, the group banned the sale of strains like Bubblicious and Girl Scout Cookies, whose names could potentially (and unintentionally) appeal to children.
Lucky Charms’ aroma combines fragrant floral notes with hints of sweet berries. However, breaking open the buds releases a musty odor with subtle piney undertones.
Lucky Charms’ parent strain, The White, is known for its distinct lack of fragrance or flavor. Thankfully it has inherited its distinctive taste from its other parent strain, Appalachia. Like the breakfast cereal which it is named after, Lucky Charms has a sweet taste. However, its most dominant flavors are fruit, citrus, and berry, with hints of pine.
Novice cannabis smokers beware; the smoke from Lucky Charms weed is quite harsh on the throat and lungs.
As already mentioned, the standout feature of this particular strain is its heavily frosted appearance. Like its parent strain, The White, it is covered in milky-white trichomes that are resinous and sticky to the touch.
A mature Lucky Charms plant produces large, moss-colored flowers with dense and tightly packed buds. Bright orange pistils grow prominently among the leaves and give a bit of added color.
Lucky Charms Strain Grow Info
A Lucky Charms plant is considered to be relatively easy to grow. It is an excellent choice for novice growers to try their hand at cultivating.
It grows well both indoors and outdoors but thrives in a warm, semi-humid climate. Indoor growers take note, this strain grows tall and can reach up to six feet in height. Therefore, it is essential to top the plant early during the vegetative stage to keep its height under control.
Indoors a Lucky Charms plant flowers in nine weeks and produces an average yield of 10-12 ounces per square meter. October is the ideal month for harvesting outdoors, and growers can expect approximately 12 ounces of bud or more per plant.
THC Content – Highest Test
The highest THC level recorded in a Lucky Charms sample was reportedly 23%. However, most Lucky Charms strains will contain a THC level of between 15-20%.
CBD Content – Highest Test
The Lucky Charms strain contains only trace amounts of cannabidiol. The highest CBD content was approximately 0.1%.
Medical Benefits of the Lucky Charms Strain
Lucky Charms may have some potential benefits for medicinal marijuana consumers. Users say that this strain is great for unwinding and de-stressing due to its relaxing and mood-enhancing effects. Therefore people with chronic stress or mood disorders like depression and anxiety may find the Lucky Charms strain helpful.
Lucky Charms weed is also considered to be a relatively effective analgesic. Some use it for alleviating painful conditions such as arthritis, muscular pain, and headaches. Other potential health benefits of this strain include relieving nausea and increasing appetite too.