All you need to know about The Birds of Paradise cannabis strain. Find out everything from the flavor and aroma profile to medical benefits and potent high.
Birds of Paradise weed is a balanced hybrid strain that has all the sensory appeal just as its vivid name promises. This plant was created from a cross between a Kali Snapple female and a Blue Heron male plant. This epic combination is brought to us by the geniuses at Dynasty Genetics. The result is a vibrant and colorful bud with a strong tropical scent, and it gives an impressively long-lasting high. Birds of Paradise strain has a THC content that has been measured at between 18% and 24%. The Birds of Paradise strain is a great all-purpose smoke, whether you’re smoking alone or sharing with a group of friends. It has a great tropical flavor profile making this strain worth seeking out for terpene lovers.
Like their namesakes, the flowers of Birds of Paradise will catch your eye immediately. These buds have a medium to large size and have quite a roughly conical shape that tapers from a broad base into a sharp pointy tip. This plant’s leaves come in an array of acute pale green to blue to pastel purple. The leaves curl densely inward going toward their central stems, this strain’s buds have a mostly Indica appearance. The bright orange pistils twist all the way through these beautiful flowers and they have a high concentration of frosted white trichomes covering all the visible nooks and crannies.
When cured, the flowers of Birds of Paradise have a fruity citrus scent, with some discernible notes of pineapple and orange. Smoking them will make you feel like you’ve just picked up from Oregrown Cannon Beach and are heading to the beach for a relaxing sunny day. At closer inspection, you may also pick up on some herbal notes as well. When the large flowers are broken apart or when they ground up, they give off more of a skunky odor. Blazing the Birds of Paradise strain yields an impressively smooth and tasty smoke that is pretty easy on the lungs. On the exhale, the smoke tastes fruity with a surprising, slightly nutty finish.
The Birds of Paradise strain takes flight as soon as users have smoked its delicious smoke. Some initial signs of this strain’s properties include redness on the cheeks and slightly increased blood pressure around the lower forehead and temples. As Birds of Paradise strain smokers become more used to these strange sensations, there are some changes in their thinking that fast become apparent. Otherwise mundane concepts and even objects can take on a new interesting fascination and refreshing complexity. Also, a chain of free associations might bring up unexpected associations amongst seemingly disparate ideas. If you are so inclined, the cerebral mindset may be a great way to get good work done on both open-ended personal and complicated tasks and projects. When you have the Birds of Paradise strain shared in a social setting, this intense mental energy may result in awesome chatty vibes, friendly, even among strangers.
As a Birds of Paradise strain high wears on, some more sedated effects start to rise to the surface. Smokers may feel some waves of relaxation emanating through their core and limbs. This effect results in getting relief from any troubling knots and muscular tension. Users who may have been doing some sort of physical labor may find themselves significantly slowing down, while people who are already relaxed in a comfortable environment may start to lose some steam. In high doses, Birds of Paradise cannabis can even put tired consumers to sleep. As a result of its slow decline in energy, this weed strain is recommended for a good unwinding afternoon or evening blaze.
This is a recreationally versatile cannabis strain, the Birds of Paradise strain can also have wide application for medical marijuana patients. It has a focused cerebral onset that can be a great concentration help for people attention deficit disorders. the improved mood might also temporarily distract you from the symptoms of mild to moderate depression and stress. In terms of physical effects, Birds of Paradise strain can act as an analgesic for all types of physical pain, whether it is related to chronic diseases or temporary inflammation to conditions like arthritis or Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). As we have mentioned before, this hybrid strain can even be a good way of treating insomnia, it can lull relaxed smokers into a proper deep sleep. Its mental buzz can aggravate paranoia in people who are prone to anxiety and panic. If this describes you, we suggest taking a very limited dosage.
Unfortunately for people who are looking to grow this cannabis strain at home, Birds of Paradise seeds are not available for purchase online. Instead, prospective growers should seek out a mature plant of the weed strain from which to take clippings. These clippings can be fostered as clones then they can be grown either outdoors or indoors in a hot, humid climate. While the specific best practices for growing this pot strain are hard to get your hands on, its Indica-dominant buds suggest that the plants grow bushy and short and may need occasional pruning. The strain’s Indica properties also mean it has a relatively short flowering time of between 8 and 9 weeks.