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The Jolly Rancher strain is a tribute to a candy that seemingly has stood the test of time. The truth is that the candy was a favorite for some but for others, it brings back great memories. Strains of today can be so flavorful due to the genetics and breeders that put in countless hours perfecting a strain.

The strain is going to be great for all levels of smokers due to the potency being reasonable. Below will help inform you of what you need to know about the Jolly Rancher marijuana strain. 

Jolly Rancher Strain Genetics

Is Jolly Rancher strain an Indica or Sativa?

Jolly Rancher is an Indica-dominant hybrid that has an unclear lineage. The one aspect that is known is that the strain was originally bred in Northern California. Cannabis strains can have unclear lineages due to the black market producing so many strains. 

Strains during these times that are bred are far more transparent about the genetics. The past was full of rumors and most growers wanted to keep as low of a profile as possible. Jolly Rancher is also known as Route 66 or JR so keep an eye out for both names. 

The effects of this strain hit immediately so you do not have to worry about the high creeping up on you. You might be perfectly content after a single toke with Jolly Rancher. Couch-lock and an inability to focus could be the effects of smoking this strain at night. 

Jolly Rancher Weed Strain Yield

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The yield of Jolly Rancher can be up to 20 ounces per plant when grown outdoors. You need to allow strains to grow and make sure each branch is getting the appropriate light/water. Indoor grows tend to produce less due to the growing area being smaller. 

The company that bred the seeds will be very important. Trusting an unreliable source for seeds could result in a very poor harvest. You want seeds that have been bred for durability, yield, potency, and flavor. 

Jolly Rancher Pot Strain Flowering Time

Jolly Rancher has a flowering phase that lasts 6 to 7 weeks. The buds are dense and large for this strain. The bugs are dark green with purple hues. There is a trichome covering that gives the buds a frosty look. 

THC Content Of The Jolly Rancher Strain

Jolly Rancher has a potency with a range of 17 to 22 percent THC. The body high that you will feel will be incredible with this strain. There is almost a numb quality to how you will feel even though you will be giggly. 

Flavor And Aroma Of The Jolly Rancher Weed Strain

The flavor of Jolly Rancher is a combination of berry, citrus, and cherry. The aroma is of flowers and blueberries. The main terpenes in this strain are Eucalyptol, Caryophyllene, and Pinene. 


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Eucalyptol has a minty aroma and is used in a number of beauty products due to its pleasant essence. The terpene can help reduce inflammation and even symptoms of asthma. Cherry Garcia and Pink Candy are two strains that contain this less common terpene. 

Caryophyllene is a favorite terpene among medical patients looking for relief from chronic pain and interacts directly with the endocannabinoid system. Strains that contain this powerful terp are Mimosa and Clementine. 

Pinene helps battle stress, anxiety, and pain. The terpene has a flavor of pine needles. Strains that contain this terpene are Gushers and Biohazard.

Price Of Jolly Rancher Marijuana 

Jolly Rancher is relatively expensive at around $50 to $57 per 1/8th of an oz. The full ounce is going to cost $320 to $335. The reason for the high cost is that the true genetics of this strain are unclear. It takes a special grower to be able to replicate a strain where you are unsure of the parent strains. 

Jolly Rancher Weed Seeds

Seeds Bay and Hembra Genetics both have Jolly Rancher feminized weed seeds for sale. Keep in mind you cannot legally get seeds in the mail so opt for a legal option to get marijuana seeds. 

The best option is to find cuttings from a healthy plant from a fellow grower. Some growers are a bit secretive as allowing others to know they grow marijuana could be a security risk. The dispensary might have seeds but it is always better to call before you make the trip. Online inventories are not always regularly updated which you need ot keep in mind. 

Medical Conditions This Strain Can Help 

Marijuana has come to the forefront of the medical industry. Pharmaceutical companies keep fighting against legalization as they realize the versatility of marijuana as a medicine. Jolly Rancher can help with the following medical conditions: 

  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Inflammation
  • Insomnia
  •  Loss Of Appetite
  • PTSD

The CBD content is around 1 percent in Jolly Rancher. This is not as high as other strains but it is present. Adding CBD to your daily life is as easy as a few drops of oil into your morning coffee or a few gummies. Make sure you research the CBD products you choose and that they are lab-tested. 

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Final Words On The Jolly Rancher Weed Strain 

Jolly Rancher is a strain that will amaze you with its flavor and quick-hitting high. The strain will thrive in a Mediterranean climate that is not overly humid. This can be a great strain to grow outdoors if you live in this climate over the summers. 

Candy is used to name strains quite frequently and will continue to be used. What is a strain you’ve tried that is named after your childhood favorite candy? 

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