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Columbian Gold x Thailand x Swizerland x Nepal

Harlequin Strain

Harlequin is not a strain you want to use recreationally. But medical marijuana patients who use it say that its medical benefits help ease much of their problems. Heavy on the CBD side and sativa-dominant, Harlequin provides little psychedelic characteristics, which most users don’t even feel. Many people have tried the popular CBD strain Charlotte’s Web, which was created for a young patient suffering from epilepsy. As the case gained popularity, information about CBD came to the forefront of the media. The spread of CBD information has added to a greater understanding of its benefits, which include helping those suffering from chronic pain and inflammation.


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Overview of Harlequin

Harlequin consists of about 75% sativa and it was created from a few landraces. Its traits derive from Colombian Gold (a 1970s favorite), Thai, and Swiss Sativa landraces with a Nepali indica variety. High-CBD and sativa-dominant strains like this have been helping patients long before Charlotteâ??s Web burst onto the scene. Cannabis lab Analytics 360 has measured samples of this strain at between 4-10% THC and 6-15% CBD.

The standard ratio of CBD to THC in Harlequin is 5:2. Harlequin was named after the bright, multi-colored, traditional Italian clowns of the same name. Variously colored hairs and white crystals surround the dense bud. Its musky aroma has a sweet mango, earthy zing. Harlequin has won multiple Cannabis Cup awards for its CBD content in both bud and concentrate form.

Potential Positive Effects of Harlequin

Using Harlequin helps reduce inflammation and ease pain. Epileptics have said many times that it has helped reduce spams during a seizure. Itâ??s known to uplift moods, possibly helping with feelings of depression and anxiety. Those who have issues with find it helpful as an appetite stimulant.

Potential Medical Effects of Harlequin

Harlequinâ??s high CBD potency helps patients with a variety of ailments. It has shown results in relieving minor and chronic conditions. Because of its anti-inflammatory characteristics, patients suffering from conditions like fibromyalgia and arthritis have reported finding relief.

Potential Negative Effects of Harlequin

Harlequinâ??s effects from person to person. Depending on how much you use, effects could range from dizziness to a feeling of anxiety and paranoia.

Lineage of Harlequin

Colombian Gold is a vintage strain whose popularity peaked in the 70s before finding a resurgence recently. THC levels in this strain reportedly test above 19%, so it's relatively potent. Itâ??s genetically cloned since its seeds are a rarity. If grown outdoors, it must be with daytime temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees with a consistently warm climate with partial humidity.

Those cultivating in homes usually need to pull the leaves from the mature male plants. Colombian Gold can become extremely pungent, so growing inside requires odor-control methods. The Thai strain comes from Southeast Asia. Itâ??s a full sativa marijuana strain carrying anywhere from 14-24% THC and 0.1% CBD.

Growing Harlequin

Like Colombian Gold, Harlequin is a clone-only strain. It too needs to be cultivated by pulling the leaves off the male plant. Growing is easy, which allows anyone to try. It has an indica shape, so it can be grown indoors. Outdoors, plants require a steady source of sunlight and temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Harlequin lacks strong resistance to mold, mildew, and pests. It has an average yield and needs to be harvested between 9 and 11 weeks and may need stakes to keep the dense plant up. THC may increase after the 10 weeks to equal or exceed the CBD levels.

Itâ??s usually grown indoors, allowing 9 to 11 weeks before harvesting. Outdoors, it needs to be harvested in late October. They grow tall and are resistant to molds and mildew. Outdoor grows yield 13 ounces per square meter, while indoor grows yield 11 ounces per square foot. This strain is best grown in a dry and hot tropical climate.

Where to Find Harlequin

Since itâ??s a great source of medication, itâ??s sold in many places. Many brands can be ordered online. You will find stores throughout Seattle, Denver, and Los Angeles.

DISCLAIMER: The content on this site is for reference purposes and is not intended to be a substitute for advice given by a health-care physician, pharmacist, or other licensed health-care professional. You should not use this information as advice for self-diagnosis or for treating a health problem or disease. Contact your health-care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical illness or problem. Information and statements regarding the consumption of cannabis or certain cannabinoids have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition. Leafbuyer.com assumes no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about health-related topics on this site.
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