Back in the Eighties Northern Lights was setting the standard by which all other Indica varieties were compared to and she remains one of the most trusted names and most sought after varieties in modern cannabis culture. Northern Lights dominated the various harvest festivals for years and won prize after prize, and this led to several requests to pull back her from competitions so the competitors would get a chance to win a title.
NLX Special California developed a variety of cannabis which in the 60s of the 20th century Nederland was introduced and forms the basis for the present nederwiet. The plant is mainly of the Cannabis Indica strain.
Northern Light crossed variants include:
- Northern Lights Special (NL special)
- NLX stands for Northern Lights x White Widow.
NLX Special is compact, fast and very dense, capable of producing more trouble-free crops per year from seed or cuttings. Her frosted buds have a honey-musk aroma blended with an earthy Afghani undertone and a hint of juniper highly enticing when dried and smoked, yet remarkably understated when growing and flowering.
The combination of almost no smell, are easy to grow, with big yields and exceptional resin production which NLX Special the first choice for an Indica – both because of the quality and because of the yield.
Effects and flavour
The taste and effect of the NLX Special is also very close to the classic skunk cannabis strains. A clear relaxing high which is quickly noticeable in the head and then he slowly sags throughout your body. Through its suitability for Sea / Screen of Green processing, short flowering and high yield the NLX Special is a very good choice for the commercial and the novice grower.
- Fast plant
- very tight
Yield when grown indoors: Medium
Yield when grown outdoors: Medium
Height when grown indoors: 90 – 120 cm
Height when grown outdoors: 120 – 170 cm
Blooms: 7 – 8 weeks
Genetic background: Sativa
Sativa – Indica: 75% Sativa 25% Indica