XXX OG Cannabis Strain Review

XXX OG Strain Overview
XXX OG, or "Triple X OG," is an indica-dominant strain with a sweet and sour lemony taste. It has a potent THC content of up to 25% and initially provides an uplifting and euphoric high. However, due to its lazy, sleepy effects, many use this strain to manage insomnia and sleep-related issues.
Flavors
Citrus
Earthy
Herb
Sweet
Common usage
Anxiety
Chronic pain
Depression
Sleep
Stress
Effects
Calming
Euphoria
Happy
Relaxation
Sleep/Sedation
Uplifting
Growing info
THIS STRAIN GROWS INDOORS AND OUTDOORS. THE INDOOR FLOWERING TIME IS BETWEEN 8-9 WEEKS.
THC
25%
CBD
0.1%
Sativa
25%
Indica
75%

Also known as ‘Triple X OG,’ the XXX OG Strain is a hybrid breed from OG Kush – one of the most legendary phenotypes of all time.

With all the pressure that comes with the OG name, how does XXX measure up?

Read on to find out.

What is the XXX OG Strain?

XXX OG is a hard-hitting indica-dominant hybrid that is a cross between OG Kush and the XXX strain. For those wondering about this strain’s quality – it won top prize in the L.A. Cannabis Cup in 2014.

What the XXX OG strain initially offers is fast-acting, euphoric high and tangible mood-enhancing effects. These effects are down to its exceptionally potent THC content, which can reach a staggering 25%.

THC levels in XXX OG can reach a staggering 25%.

As the high progresses, XXX OG’s physical effects come more to the fore. Users say that this strain instills a feeling of total relaxation coupled with a lazy, sleepy vibe. As a result, couchlock is common so plan on using XXX OG in the evening.

Aroma

The XXX OG marijuana strain has a sweet citrusy and pine scent, along with subtle lemon hints. Some users describe this strain’s smell similar to that of fresh sap.

Flavor

While many cannabis strains have a taste that’s similar to their smell, XXX OG is a little different. Yes, you still get a sweet aftertaste with subtle lemon undertones, but in general, XXX has much more of an earthy flavor overall.

Appearance

The bright green conical buds in XXX OG are medium-sized, and are often covered in long orange pistils. Near harvest time, this plant produces a generous coating of glistening trichomes.

XXX OG Strain Grow Info

To grow XXX OG successfully, you will need to have some experience growing cannabis. However, if you are able to fing XXX OG strain seeds or clones, you will be delighted at the versatility of the plant.

As well as growing it indoors or outdoors, you can also use a greenhouse. This is an ideal strain for growing indoors in small spaces, as it is a reasonably short and bushy plant.

However, XXX OG plants require regular maintenance because they need to be topped several times. Otherwise, the plant tends to stretch so much that the branches will break.

When topping for the first time, aim to make the first cut above the plant’s fifth node. By doing this, you should have plenty of branches on the bottom, ensuring the plant grows outward rather than upward.

For those growing XXX OG outdoors, it is usually ready for harvesting by the middle of October. However, please note that it can sometimes take an extra week or two. Outdoors, XXX OG typically produces up to 18 ounces per plant, while indoors growers can expect roughly 14 ounces per square meter.

THC Content – Highest Test

XXX OG’s potency can vary significantly depending on the strain. Some buds contain as little as 12% THC, while others have up to 25%.

CBD Content – Highest Test

There isn’t much CBD in XXX OG. The general range is between 0.08% and 0.1%.

Medical Benefits of the XXX OG Strain

Many XXX OG users consume the strain to help manage insomnia or other sleep-related disorders. However, its uplifting effects make it useful for de-stressing and unwinding as well.

As XXX OG has a mood-enhancing effect, it may provide temporary relief to users with depression. Some XXX OG consumers say it has analgesic properties as well. Therefore, users with chronic pain may find its benefits appealing.

Possible Side Effects of the XXX OG Strain

The most common side effects associated with the XXX OG strain are cottonmouth and dry eyes. However, new cannabis users or individuals with a low THC tolerance may find XXX OG’s potent effects overwhelming. Some may experience paranoia, anxiety, or dizziness after consuming the strain.

If consumed in excess, XXX OG can produce fits of anxiety and paranoia due to its potent THC content.

Also, as we mentioned earlier, some XXX OG users experience couchlock due to the strains sedating effects. Most say that this strain also makes them very drowsy, so keep this in mind prior to using.

Final Thoughts on the XXX OG Strain

The XXX OG strain is an excellent choice for seasoned recreational and/or medicinal cannabis consumers. However, its potent THC level of up to 25% and its sedating, couch-lock effects make it unsuitable for most novices.

As XXX OG’s effects are primarily sedating and soporific, many consume this strain to address insomnia and/or other sleep-related disorders.

However, others prefer the strain because it provides fast-acting, uplifting, euphoric effects. Regardless of the reasons for consuming XXX OG, most all users suggests it is only suitable for evening use.

For those interested in growing the strain, please note that XXX requires experience and regular maintenance. This is an indica-dominant strain that naturally grows short and bushy; however, the plant’s branches tend to stretch out and weaken as they grow. Therefore, growers will need to top this plant regularly to maintain an optimal shape for indoor growing.

All in all, XXX OG is a top-quality, award-winning strain that’s absolutely worth trying – if you can find it.

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