Deadhead OG Strain
Posted on April 21st, 2022 to Strains
What is Deadhead OG strain?
Deadhead OG, also known as “Dead Head,” “Deadhead OG Kush,” and “Deadhead,” is a hybrid cannabis strain created by master breeder Skunk VA at The Cali Connection in June 2011. Since its birth, it has become highly popular in the western region of the U.S.
Strain type: Is Deadhead OG indica or sativa?
Deahead OG is a sativa-dominant hybrid, although some variations of this strain see larger indica percentages.
Other Deadhead OG Characteristics
The Deadhead OG strain’s THC content regularly reaches above 20% and its CBD content is generally around 0.20%, although the cannabinoid percentage varies from grower to grower. Deadhead OG helps with stress, depression and pain.
Genetics & Similar Strains
Deadhead OG is made by crossing Chemdog 91 with SFV OG Kush, with an average flowering time of 63 days. It is a favorite strain of experienced cannabis consumers because of its high potency and ability to produce a consistent long-lasting body high.
Strains like Deadhead OG with similar terpenes and effects are:
- Hellfire OG
- Julius Ceasar
- Black Triangle
The aroma of Deadhead OG is very pungent, yet pleasant. Patients often describe notes of pine, lemon, and wood in both the raw buds and the smoke. Its earthy fragrance is very smooth, but can easily permeate a house.
Taste & Appearance
The taste of Deadhead OG is quite dank, with fruity flower notes and musky, earthy, at times quite pungent and skunky. The large and sticky buds produced are fuzzy with hairs of white and orange, which are thickly crusted with THC.
The specific terpenes may vary from grower to grower. The most abundant terpene in Deadhead OG is caryophyllene, followed by limonene and myrcene.
Growing this strain
It is a sturdy plant that can grow in a variety of setups, both indoor and outdoor. It also flourishes with hydroponics. The plant generally grows to a medium height, producing medium to high yields depending on the favorability of the growing conditions.
- Average yields come out to 600 gm per square meter.
- The flowering stage typically lasts anywhere from 8 to 10 weeks
Tl,dr: Deadhead’s adaptability and ease of growth make it an ideal choice for novice growers.
How will Deadhead OG strain make me feel?
Although the high produced from Deadhead OG does not induce lethargy common with indica, it does increase relaxation and the ability to fall asleep after using it. In addition to the cerebral high produced by Deadhead OG is a soothing body high that calms the muscles and relaxes, while also helping to reduce any pain.
Deadhead OG immediately elevates your mood when smoked, most commonly providing feelings of amusement and euphoria. This mood improvement generally lasts for several hours. The mental high is very stimulating, resulting in…
- Increased focus
- Introspection, instead of a dazed or stoned feeling.
- This strain is recommended for those who desire to stay active after smoking or ingesting it.
Reported side effects include paranoia, anxiety, dizziness, dry mouth, and dry eyes, but only in rare cases. Because Deadhead is such a potent strain, it is not recommended for those who are new to smoking cannabis or who have a low tolerance level.