King Louis XIII
King Louis XIII has a storied history, hailing from southern California. King Louis XIII is a strain that appears on many “favorite OG Kush phentoype lists” of OG Kush enthusiasts, and has been for decades. This strain is quite potent, oftentimes testing for over 20% THC. These buds are so potent they are stickily resinous when broken up or even handled. The scent of these buds is a musky pine, with rich earthiness and a hint of skunk and diesel. The taste of the King Louis XIII strain is a crisp, refreshing citrus with tinges of skunk and diesel, much like the smell suggests. The smoke can prove harsh on the throat.
The effects of King Louis XIII are powerful, leaving users nostalgic with it’s unmistakable OG characteristics. This strain offers users a deep relaxation, lulling them into a deep sleep with a pleasant pressure behind the eyes. The body stone will come on quick and continue to escalate as time passes, offering a feeling of deep sedation.
This strain like most strains of cannabis, offers a variety of useful applications. The deep relaxation provided by the stone is a great aid in alleviating stress and anxiety. This deep relaxation will also prove beneficial to those who suffer insomnia, helping users doze off well before sunrise and wake up feeling more refreshed and well-rested. King Louis XIII also offers pain relieving effects, and can be useful for those suffering from muscle spasms. The strain offers deep relaxation, making it a heavy hitter among other strains when it comes to medicinal properties.
King Louis XIII GROWING INFO
King Louis XIII seeds, have the option of growing indoors or outdoors. If you have the space and private land, growing outside also means you must live in a sunny and dry climate
If you grow it outdoors, make sure the daytime temperature is between 68- and 80-degrees Fahrenheit. King Louis XIII will be ready for harvest by the end of September or in the first week or two of October. While flowering time is between 8 and 9 weeks, some growers try and harvest early because it is still an excellent yielder. However, waiting an extra week helps bring out the sweet pine flavor it is best known for.
If you choose to grow this strain indoors, consider a hydroponics setup. King Louis XIII responds well to the Screen of Green (SCROG) or Sea of Green (SOG) methods; especially if you fill your growing space with clones. When you train your plants and force them into flowering a little earlier, you can continually rotate your cannabis garden.
Indoor growing also has the benefit of protecting the plants from harsh weather. King Louis XIII is susceptible to mold from excess humidity outdoors, so be careful. It is a hungry strain so include lots of Nitrogen in the vegetative stage, along with added Phosphorus, Calcium, and Magnesium.
Your outdoor yield should be around 21 ounces per plant. Indoors, it is 18 ounces per square meter planted, but you can boost it by introducing extra carbon dioxide into the grow room.