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First bred by Jordan of the Islands, Cactus is an indica cross between Afghani and Northern Lights and is named after its vague resemblance to the pear cactus. Cactus buds are conic with knobby formations and emit an organic earthy aroma with citrus notes. This indica is an adept painkiller, providing relief to aches and sore muscles as well as spasms and anxiety. While its indica genetics prepare us for a sleepy, relaxed experience, many describe Cactus as having more uplifting, energizing effects characteristic of sativa strains. Cactus has become a popular staple among the connoisseurs of Seattle, and was among the first place winners in the 2012 High Times Cannabis Cup.
“This is truly an all star pain strain. One of the few strains that provides full body pain relief with adjustable effects.
For me indicas are night time only. In fact, I am usually one step further; nighttime after I have absolutely no chance of having to do anything else.
This is where Cactus rises above other indicas and hybrids. In fact Cactus shines. If I vape just a couple of long hits I can smoke this ...”
“Compact cone shaped buds, scissor worthy. Pleasant citrus earthy smell. Relaxing uplifting social buzz. No munchies and minimal cotton mouth. Unfortunately, I did develop a "tickle" in my throat every time i smoke cactus though. This side effect has made decide that I am unlikely to purchase this strain again.”