Red Headed Stranger is a sativa-dominant marijuana strain named after an album American outlaw country singer Willie Nelson released in 1975. Bred from crossing the Tom Hill Haze and William Wonder strains, Red Headed Stranger produces a calming cerebral effect and an energizing high. This strain comes with spicy and herbal aroma with a distinct eucalyptus taste.
Red Headed Stranger has high THC levels that can reach 24% and it’s known to enhance creative thinking. The plant of Red Headed Stranger produces small leaves with curly red hairs and densely-packed buds that are covered with white trichomes.
Red Headed Stranger is known for its long-lasting down time and intense sedative effects. It is also used to boost appetite and fight fatigue. It produces a high cerebral effect that relax the brain and muscles of its consumers. Though it creates intense uplifting effects, consumers of this strain remain fully grounded and fully aware of their surroundings. Red Headed Stranger can cause headaches and mild hallucinations when consumed in large doses.
Red Headed Stranger is also known for its effective medicinal properties. It is used to reduce the symptoms of stress and chronic pain. Some of its users also say it can be used to treat insomnia, arthritis and muscular spasms. Some recreational marijuana users say they enjoy this strain during the late afternoon or early evening.
The Red Headed Stranger marijuana strain is created by Tierra Rojo by crossing the Tom Hill Haze and William Wonder strains and it’s reported to be named after an album by country singer Willie Nelson. This hybrid strain is characterized by a sharp spicy aroma and unique eucalyptus taste that can fill a room with a hint of herbal flavor. Red Headed Stranger won the 2nd Place award in the Best Sativa category at Denver’s Cannabis Cup.
Red Headed Stranger is an easy strain to grow and starts flowering within 57-70 days. It is a very prolific marijuana plant that can produce high yields and also offers great results both indoors and outdoors. It offers moderate resistance to bacteria and requires the right atmospheric conditions and special care to flourish.
The Red Headed Stranger strain is known for a lot of positive and negative effects. Outlined below are some of these effects as reported by it users:
Some of the reported positive effects of Red Headed Stranger include:
Some new users of Red Headed Stranger say it impairs their cognitive functions after consuming large doses. Some of the reported side effects of Red Headed Stranger include:
- Increased Heartbeat
- Cotton Mouth
- Dry Eyes
Medical Benefits of Red Headed Stranger
Red Headed Stranger is popular choice for stress, fatigue and depression treatments. It is also believed to be potentially effective against chronic pains. Some consumers also use this strain to enhance their creativity.
Red Headed Stranger is used to reduce the symptoms of the following medical conditions:
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