Rockstar’s potent and body-melting effects come from its THC concentration ranging from 16 to 18 percent. Some Rockstar strains can reach up to 21 percent THC. After a few doses of this strong hybrid strain, users will feel a wave of calmness wash over them, but won’t be knocked out on the couch. No wonder this satisfying strain earned 2nd Place Hybrid at the 2012 High Times Cannabis Cup.
So, how did this balanced hybrid come to be? The Indica-dominant Rockstar is a cross between Rockbud and Sensi Star strains. Both Indica parents pass on their heavy physical effects and slight mental stimulation. Rockstar’s strong genetics have made it a hardy plant for outdoor and indoor grows. Rockstar has given rise to other potent strains such as the sweet and fruity Rocklock and skunky and piney Rockstar Kush.
Rockstar’s unique and complex aroma features strong notes of spice and grape. With scents reminiscent of a spiked holiday punch, Rockstar is a delight to smoke or vaporize. Vaporization brings out more of Rockstar’s musky and citrus scents, as well as its skunky undertones. Rockstar’s most common terpenes include caryophyllene, humulene, and bisabolol. These terpenes combine to produce a pleasant fruity and spicy blend.
Rockstar plants can produce moderate-to-high yields with densely branched plants. Its sparkling buds feature a slew of cannabinoid and terpene-rich resin. Rockstar buds have a classic Indica bud structure. Their round and spear-shaped buds feature shades of forest and mint green interspersed with dark red-brownish pistils. These dense and pungent buds are covered in curly leaves and white trichomes.
Let the Rockstar strain’s highly-relaxing effects transport you into a peaceful and revitalizing space. You won’t feel any of that heavy sedation common in other Indica strains. Users reports feeling euphoric, happy, and uplifted after consuming Rockstar. Large doses can provide a thrilling head rush that tapers off into a mental repose. Medical users report using this strain for headaches, insomnia, and anxiety.
Rockstar’s multi-purpose effects are strong enough for heavy users and pleasant enough for novice users. It’s a popular strain in Canada, but can also be found in Oregon, California, and Colorado. If you’re looking for an Indica that won’t leave you dozing during your most productive hours, go with the balanced Rockstar strain.