I believe Snowcap is on the list of top strains to wake up to as it seems to really get the brain going. I found it easy to medicate with Snowcap throughout my entire day without feeling tired or lazy, making it an instant favorite for getting through a long workday.
Snowcap contains flavors of citrus, lemon, a little nutmeg, and vanilla. I personally found the terpenoid profile for Snowcap to be generally sweet, cool, and reminiscent of the Jack Herer strain.
At my most recent visit to SFVDM Collective in Los Angeles, CA I noticed they got a new batch of Snowcap in and decided I was going to make a donation. After speaking with some friends and the budtender at the collective, I was expecting the Snowcap strain to make me feel anywhere from euphoric to happy to creative.
As one would expect, after getting a chance to vaporize a little less than an eighth in a span of 2 days, I learned a lot about the Snowcap strain. I found it to be great for relieving stress and anxiety due to its fast-acting, uplifting head-high.
Stemming from Humboldt Snow and an Unknown Haze, the Snowcap strain of cannabis is easily one of the most popular Sativa-dominant strains in the United States.
As an outdoor plant or greenhouse plant Snowcap is known to grow into a much larger plant due to its Sativa genetics. Rumored to be available by clone only, the quality of yield from just one of these plants is considerably good compared to other strains with similar growing requirements.
The Snowcap cannabis strain is widely known for its ability to provide an energetic/buzzing head high, with little to no body fatigue or ‘heavy’ feeling.
“The Snowcap cannabis strain is widely known for its ability to provide an energetic/buzzing head high, with little to no body fatigue or ‘heavy’ feeling.”
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Stemming from Humboldt Snow and an Unknown Haze, the Snowcap strain of cannabis is easily one of the most popular Sativa-dominant strains in the United States.Snowcap Strain = Humboldt Snow …
Effects: Snowcap’s effects depend on where you got the strain, but they usually start with a euphoric uplift, little focus and a sharp increase in appetite, followed by a blanket of relaxation. The cloudy effects make it good for anxiety, stress and exhaustion.
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A few small dustings notwithstanding, snow has been seriously lacking in Denver this year. Not willing to fly to Miami or drive to Aspen for a taste of the white stuff in which those ritzy towns indulge, I looked for the classic cannabis version, Snowcap, at local dispensaries. After some searching, I finally found it. Like a heavyweight champion from the ’60s, Snowcap — with a strength and trichome production that made it famous — has been passed over for newer, more potent strains, but it’s still not to be trifled with.
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Home grower’s take: “Used to get clones of these a lot easier seven or eight years ago, but I had a round of it in my basement about eight months ago. It takes a while, like seventy days, to flower, and every day is nerve-racking if you live somewhere humid, because [powdery mildew] can really fuck this — I’ve lost a harvest because of that. Up here in Colorado, where it’s dry, though, there shouldn’t be much worry. Yield is okay, but when you factor in the two extra weeks it takes for flowering, they’re pretty mediocre. Still a good-tasting strain; worth the time if you like hybrids.”
Looks: Although surpassed by more modern strains, Snowcap’s trichome coverage is still up there with the best. Oily, opaque resin glands and rusty pistils cover round, compact forest-green buds for a classic chronic look.
Snowcap represents a beautiful point in pot evolution. It became popular in the late ’90s and early 2000s, and its qualities — sticky, green and resin-glazed buds with compact calyxes — mirror what you’ll hear some of your favorite rappers say about the music of that time. Now bypassed by sugar-coated Cookies strains and such THC monsters as Gorilla Glue and Ghost Train Haze, Snowcap has taken a back seat, but it still has model looks and packs a mean hit.
Snowcap is a hybrid strain that leans either way depending on the cut, and its mystery lineage makes it even harder to identify.