5 Alive Strain History
5 Alive is arguably one of the tastiest sativa dominant strains available today. This mega strain was created by Cannarado Genetics who combined the strains Bubblegum, Grape Pie, and Orange Juice. 5 Alive is exploding with citrus flavors and the floral sweetness of a summer garden. 5 Alive is a rare breed that’s hard to come by in dispensaries and when they have her, she sells out fast.
5 Alive features tight forest-green buds with orange and chocolate brown pistils. Sativa genetics dominate with tall and slender growth and stretched out conical shaped flowers. The buds are tight and sticky, with ample amounts of resin. 5 Alive often takes on a beautiful plum purple coloring, which gives it a superb display and heightens the visual appeal.
Five Alive Aroma
5 Alive nugs deliver a burst of tropical fruity aromas. Including Tahitian lime, grapefruit, melon, and a brush of chai spices. 5 Alive is a complex and enjoyable strain for the connoisseur. She’s also great for making edibles adding funk and fruitiness to your favorite recipes. The smoke is rich and sensual with a refreshing aftertaste on the tongue.
5 Alive gets her incredible terpene profile from a superstar lineage. The most prominent terpenes are beta-caryophyllene, limonene, and alpha humulene. Beta-caryophyllene has a sweet and spicy fragrance, limonene a piercing citrus aroma, and alpha humulene is characterized by its hoppy and skunky scent.
5 Alive seems to activate higher consciousness and produce an electrifying body buzz. A 26% THC and 0.8% CBD content is standard in laboratory tests. These numbers are subject to fluctuations depending on growing and curing conditions. If you are the type of person inclined to experience panic attacks or anxiety, 5 Alive may not be the strain for you. Additionally, if you have a low tolerance for THC, be careful when sampling this strain.
Perfect for daytime consumption, 5 Alive is an eye-opener with a through the roof cerebral high. In lighter doses, the buzz is delicate and blissful. Negative thoughts morph into a sense of nonstop positivity and enthusiasm. Users bath in waves of creative energy and an easygoing nature. 5 Alive is an unbeatable strain choice for a daytime wake and bake. In actuality, the only thing this strain can’t consistently do is promote sleep.
Growing 5 Alive Seeds
Until now, 5 Alive feminized seeds were relatively new to the scene. Making this a somewhat difficult strain to obtain. On the positive side, the growing process itself is rather straightforward. Although this strain has mainly sativa genetics 75/25, her growth characteristics during the cultivation are more typically indica. A short and sweet strain easy to manage, 5 Alive generally stands no higher than about 5 feet tall. 5 Alive grows strong and resistant branches, which are less likely to demand additional support stakes. Indoor yields average 14-17oz/m2 after a flowering time of 8-10 weeks. Outdoor plants need a warm and predictable Mediterranean climate. Give 5 Alive what she wants outside, and you could be enjoying yields of 20-25oz/plant. The plants tolerate moderately harsh environments thanks to their robust structure. In the northern hemisphere, be ready to harvest by mid to late October to avoid the chilly weather.