LA Confidential is a potent indica strain that has been around for decades and stemming from the West Coast. Its made by breeding together OG Affie and a landrace Afghan indica strain (like Afghan Kush) which is another potent indica strain with landrace genetics. LA Confidential provides a psychedelic like mind high with relaxing body effects. It’s a go-to choice for those seeking pain relief or help with anxiety and stress. Growing LA Confidential can be easy for even novice growers, as it is a robust plant that resists mold and pests.
The LA Confidential strain is one of the most popular indica strains around, especially on the West Coast of the United States. Its potent effects and easy-to-grow nature make it a favorite among cannabis enthusiasts. If you’re looking for an indica strain that will give you a relaxed body high and a psychedelic mind high, look no further than LA Confidential.
LA Confidential Terpene Profile
Indica strains that have linalool are often known for having very relaxing sleep like effects as this is the main terpene found in calming plants and herbs like lavender.
LA Confidential Strain Effects
While LA Confidential’s effects take a little while to kick in, when they do it tends to come on all at once. The psychedelic mind high, the relaxation and euphoria not in stages but more like a wave that washes over you. This is not a strain for those new to cannabis as it can be overwhelming. Experienced smokers will find that this is an excellent strain for pain relief, stress and anxiety. LA Confidential can also be used to treat insomnia due to its couch-locking properties.
While LA Confidential’s THC levels tend to hover around the 20% mark, it’s the presence of the terpene myrcene that gives this strain its powerful effects. Myrcene is also found in mangoes and is thought to be responsible for the ‘couch-lock’ effect associated with indica strains. An interesting thing you can do before consuming cannabis is to eat mangos or other citrus fruits with specific terpenes which will do 2 things. It provides an “enhanced” high and spreads the high out over the periods of many hours making it last a lot longer.
The effects of this strain are also popular for recovery due to the relaxation and “mental vacation”. Afterwards many users feel deeply relaxed and reset. LA Confidential is not the type of strain to go out and be social or do activities with but more for relaxing in the evenings doing a quite relaxing activity, listening to music or catching up on sleep. LA Confidential produces mid to high levels of THC around 16%-22% and low CBD levels. Some phenotypes of LA Confidential have been known to test higher in THC levels up to 27%.
Growing LA Confidential Strain
The LA Confidential cannabis strain is a great strain for first time growers. It’s a very resilient plant that can withstand any type of weather conditions and still produce high quality buds. The LA Confidential plant grows quite tall, so it’s best to keep an eye on it and trim the branches that are getting too long. When growing LA Confidential indoors, it’s best to use a soil medium and the plants will need to be fed regularly with a high quality fertilizer. LA Confidential plants tend to produce high yields, so make sure you have enough space for them to grow. By adding mycelium to your soil mix this can help go a long way in taking care of the plant and produce better results. And with any cannabis strain, try adding worm casting to the soil during the flowering period to provide much need nutrients at this stage.
When growing LA Confidential outdoors, make sure the plants are getting at least six hours of direct sunlight every day. LA Confidential plants are ready to harvest after about eight to nine weeks. The landrace genetics in LA Confidential also help make it quite resilient to outdoor conditions but is best grown indoors. LA Confidential is a popular strain for both recreational and medicinal users alike. Its unique effects and easy to grow nature make it a strain that any cannabis enthusiast should try at least once.