Sensi Seeds
Northern Lights

Northern Lights

breed by Sensi Seeds

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Basic / Breeders Info

Northern Lights is an indica variety from and can be cultivated indoors (where the plants will need a flowering time of ±48 days). Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights is a THC dominant variety and is/was never available as feminized seeds.

Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights Description

Sensi Seeds Northern Lights Northern Lights is one of three fundamental breeding strains that have changed the face of global cannabis culture over the last three decades. Apart from Skunk #1 and Haze, no variety comes close to matching Northern Lights’ influence on the world of weed. Whether you’re a smoker, a grower or a breeder, it's more than likely this strain has had a direct effect on your understanding of ganja. Virtually every cannabis enthusiast has, at the very least, had their day brightened by a fat bud of Northern Lights or one of her hybrid descendants. As far back as the Eighties, Northern Lights was setting the standard by which other Indicas are still judged and she remains one of the most trusted names and sought-after varieties in modern cannabis culture. For many years, Northern Lights dominated the various harvest festivals, winning cup after cup, leading to a more than one request that she be retired from competition in order to allow other strains a shot at the title.

Through years of selection and back-breeding between stellar examples of the three original Northern Lights variants, Sensi Seeds has adapted this picture-perfect Afghanica genotype for optimum indoor performance, making the world’s most powerful pure Indica accessible to every grower.

Northern Lights is compact, fast and very dense, capable of producing several generous, trouble-free crops per year from seed or clone. Her frosted buds possess a honey-musk aroma blended with an earthy Afghani undertone and a hint of juniper — highly enticing when dried and smoked, yet remarkably understated when growing and flowering. Low odour and easy cultivation combined with big yields and exceptional resin production make Northern Lights the first choice in Indica - for both connoisseur quality and commercial quantity.

Short flowering period (45 - 50 days)
90% Indica

Northern Lights Awards

Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights is a cupwinning variety and won 3 awards between 1989 and 2003!

2nd Place
for Genesis at the
Highlife Cup 2003
Outdoor - Coffeeshops
2nd Place
for Bluebird at the
High Times Cannabis Cup 1992
Cannabis Cup / Best Cannabis
1st Place
for The Seed Bank at the
High Times Cannabis Cup 1989

Northern Lights Reviews

We've collected strain info from 9 growers for Northern Lights.

General Impression Indoors

Flowering Time Indoor
60 - 67 days (±63 days)
Yield / Quantity Indoor
The crop of this strain is very high
General Impression Indoor
Northern Lights is all together extremely good and very recommendable
Strength / Lasting Effect
The weed is very strong and long lasting
User Rating
Northern Lights gets 8.53 of 10 possible Points in the average!

Known Phenotypes:

  1. long, stretched, slowly blossoming, sativa-dominant Phenotype #1

More Info:

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Northern Lights Degustation

The seedfinder users tested Northern Lights and uploaded information about the aroma, taste and effects of Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights. Here a short overview, click to the charts or links to get an exact description and find similar cannabis varieties!

Aroma / Smell

~6% Nectar ~1% Rose ~7% Floral ~23% Sugar ~8% Honey ~2% Citrus ~3% Acidic ~6% Sandalwood ~8% Cedarwood ~2% Pine ~5% Maple ~9% Hashish ~2% Earth ~4% Musky ~6% Wood ~40% Sweet ~5% Sour ~43% Spicy ~13% Microbiological

The aroma / smell of Northern Lights can be described best as fairly Spicy (a little bit Hashish, Cedarwood and Sandalwood and also with a touch of Maple and Pine) and Sweet (Sugar and also a little bit Honey and Floral), a little bit Microbiological (Wood; a bit of Musky and also a little bit Earth) and additionally as minimal Sour (Acidic and also a bit of Citrus). more

Taste / Flavour

~4% Nectar ~0% Rose ~1% Vanilla ~3% Pepper ~6% Floral ~11% Sugar ~3% Honey ~14% Acidic ~4% Herbs ~5% Sandalwood ~8% Cedarwood ~3% Pine ~2% Maple ~5% Hashish ~3% Earth ~4% Musky ~7% Wood ~22% Sweet ~37% Sour ~28% Spicy ~13% Microbiological

The taste / flavour of Northern Lights was characterized as fairly Sour (a little bit Acidic) and Spicy (a little bit Cedarwood, Sandalwood and Herbs and also with a touch of Pine and Maple) and additionally as a little bit Sweet (a bit of Sugar; a little bit Floral and also with a touch of Honey) and Microbiological (Wood; a bit of Musky and also a little bit Earth). more

Effect / Effectiveness

~1% Activating ~1% Uplifting ~1% Light headed ~0% Exhilarating ~8% Relaxing ~1% Thought provoking ~2% Meditativ ~1% Aphrodisiac ~2% Psychedelic ~28% Calming ~22% Couchlocking ~12% Sleepy ~13% Narcotic ~1% Dizzying ~2% Appetizing ~6% Pain numbing ~16% Head ~84% Body

Northern Lights have basically a prominent effect to the Body (fairly Calming and Couchlocking; a little bit Narcotic and Sleepy and also minimal Pain numbing and Appetizing) but is also affecting (a little bit less) to the Head (Relaxing; a little bit Meditativ and also minimal Psychedelic and Uplifting). more

Here you see the latest Northern Lights photos, uploaded from our users! Altogether we've collected 26 pictures from Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights, check out our Northern Lights gallery to view them all.

Northern Lights' Medicinal Properties

One medical user provided personal experiences about the medicinal values of Northern Lights from Sensi Seeds and specially it seem to help with Psychiatric Symptoms. Please find more information about the medical effects and the dosaging of Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights here at our detailed medical info page for this variety.

Northern Lights Comparisons

How is Northern Lights growing and effecting compared to other varieties? 2 seedfinder users uploaded direct comparisations with Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights and compared this cannabis variety with 2 other strain(s). Click on the links to get more information and see how good this plants can be grown together!

Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights
VS. Sensi Seeds' Big Bud
VS. Ministry of Cannabis' Autopilot XXL

Northern Lights Lineage / Genealogy

Map of the Northern Lights Family Tree

Click to show all parents of Northern Lights in our dynamic family tree map.

Northern Lights Hybrids & Crossbreeds

We found 77 direct descendants from Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights in the seedfinder strain database, here a short overview. To see all hybrids and their descendants, visit our Northern Lights Genealogy Page and check out all the direct crosses as like as the following generations.

Early Pearl x Northern Light
Early Pearl x Northern Lights
LA Confidential x Northern Lights
BC Skunk #1 / NL
BC Skunk x Northern Lights
Northern Lights x Mexican Ruderalis x Bonkers
Auto Power
Ruderalis x Northern Lights
Big Lights
Northern Lights x Big Bud
Jack Herer x Warlock x Northern Lights
Northern Lights Kush
Northern Lights x Sweet Mendo Kush
Northern Lights x Unknown Ruderalis
Original Diesel
ChemDawg x Northern Lights

Map of the Northern Lights Descendants

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Northern Lights User Comments

Altogether we've collected 7 user comments about Sensi Seeds' Northern Lights. Here you find the 2 english user comments, for the ones in the other langues please click here: german (5).

- 14.12.2020

Ich hatte einen einzelnen Bonusseed. Das war ein original feminisierter NL Seed von Sensi und ich habe den nur aus Neugier gegrowt, denn eigentlich mag ich Sativas oder Sativa lastige Hybriden und keine Indikas. Aber weil die Sensi NL so legendär ist musste ich die mal growen und ja, ich kann verstehen weshalb die so beliebt war und ist.

Für eine Indika ist die Pflanze sehr potent und hat einen schönen ausgewogenen Turn. Nicht zu kopflastig und nicht zu plättend. Da beste ist aber das Aroma. Das ist das beste Aroma das ich seit langem hatte. Extrem fruchtig süß, mit einer Spur herber Würze. Intensiv. Einfach nur geil.

Mir persönlich ist die Wirkungsdauer solcher Indikas zu kurz. Ich mag nach wie vor eher Sativas, aber für einen Indikaliebhaber ist die NL von Sensi ein Muss. Die Pflanze ist vor allem schnell fertig. So um die acht Wochen. Super Pflanze für Anfänger oder wenns schnell gehen soll. Pflegeleicht. Bleibt klein und buschig. this comment

- 08.09.2012

This comment is connected to a Northern Lights review!

Excellent indica strain.

Grows in short, strong bushes. Doesn’t need a lot of attention and is resistant to temperature changes. Hard buds with size a less bit than average and lots of resin. Very limited smell during flowering. Ideal for beginners.

Unique and characteristic smell after curing with a little bit more discreet taste ; melts spice and flowers with a noticeable skunky side.

Very short high period (20 to 30 minutes), very progressive and anesthetic, followed by an intense stone effect for at least one hour more. Very strong, physical and quick-ass medication.

A must-have for every Afghani strain lover ! this comment

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