Created by crossing two prestigious hybrids (Northern Lights and Skunk No. 1), the Richie Rich strain is an indica dominant strain with THC levels between 14% to 22%. The buds of this strain are small to medium in size, and they adhere to each other in an irregular formation. The leaves are pale green in color and are covered by a generous layer of sticky trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Richie Rich
The Richie Rich strain is best known for its tart apple berry flavor profile. It gives out an extremely smooth and creamy smoke that leaves a tropical basket of fruit as an aftertaste. Its fragrance is similar but is accompanied by a persistent skunky aroma.
The effects of this strain take about 10 minutes to show itself after your first toke. It arrives as an increased in blood flow to the temples and cheeks. You will feel dizzy because of this cerebral onset. Its mental high is more of a hazy distortion rather than mental acuity. This is an ideal bud to smoke when all you want to do is relax and chill, with no tasks lined up for the rest of the day. As the high progress, the high moves down to the body, and eventually, you will feel in a couch-locked position. You will soon melt into a deep and fulfilling sleep.
What are the Medicinal Benefits of Richie Rich
Because of its smooth sedative properties, the Richie Rich strain is an effective aid against physical pains and aches. This includes mild headaches, cramps, and even chronic pains. Insomniacs will also love this bud as it lulls them into a relaxing sleep.
Negative Effects of Richie Rich
Due to its cannabinoid contents, the Richie Rich can cause dehydration. So while smoking this bud, it is best to keep yourself hydrated by drinking lots of fluids. This will keep side effects like dry eyes and dry mouth at bay.
Growing Richie Rich
In order to cultivate this strain, you will have to seek out mature and healthy plants and obtain clippings from them. You can use these clippings to grow your own clones. The plant can be cultivated indoors and outdoors. In order to help the plant reach its maximum potential, you should expose them to cold nighttime temperatures before its flowering period begins.