Ace of Spades is a sweet, tangy creation from the master breeder TGA Subcool, who crossed his Jack the Ripper with Black Cherry Soda to get a highly resinous indica-leaning strain. Carrying a taste and aroma of red fruits, lemon, and skunk, the plant may take on a violet or blue color during the late flowering stage.
According to the online seed bank Alchimia, which claims that the strain is now discontinued, Ace of Spades had tested for more than 22% THC and 0.9% THCV, which is a hard-to-source cannabinoid with a discrete set of beneficial effects than THC.
This sublime creation by TGA Subcool Seeds is an exceptionally enjoyable variety that has an ever-growing fan base, and with good reason. Ace Of Spades is a plant that grows bushy and thick, with whopping yields of excellent quality, that is generally cultivated with ease, making it a grower’s favorite.
The THC level averages at 15% with some crops ranking at 20%. The start of the high will begin like a sativa strain – sending the consumer into an uplifted mood that may include the giggles and increased creativity. The indica effects slowly begin to creep in, relaxing the body and alleviating spasms, pain, stress, and insomnia. Ace of Spades is best used in the evenings and at night because of this – often fabricating sleepy mood as the high progresses.
Ace Of Spades was created by crossing Black Cherry Soda with legend strain Jack The Ripper, ultimately resulting in a lemony and pungent smelling flower with great medical and recreational attributes. This hybrid is quite balanced, yet it usually displays its sativa personality more abundantly than its indica side.
Ace Of Spades can display more sativa effects, especially at the start of the high. A general buzz of positivity will surge through you, making you burst out into uncontrollable giggles and encouraging you to be more social than usual, as your inner social butterfly will have you telling stories like no other.
This strain is best used on a day when you have time to kick back, or else as an afternoon strain, as it can be sedative as you go, making you feel slightly sluggish and relaxed. Ace Of Spades is also great at inducing a strong state of euphoria, making it an ideal choice as a pick-me-up smoke at the end of a long day.
Ace Of Spades can make you feel sleepy and sedated, especially in higher doses so be sure to only consume it when you don’t have any heavy machinery to operate. A general feeling of being uplifted will wash over you with the help of this hybrid, leaving you refreshed and invigorated.
Ace Of Spades is a sweet and sour smelling flower that hints on its top-notch lineage. This hybrid practically reeks of citrus and fresh earth after a slight rain shower, with a heavy sour and sweet aroma hanging in the air long after this flower has left the vicinity.
Ace Of Spades has a strong pungent flavor that will help catapult you into an enjoyable experience. This sativa dominant hybrid has a sweet and spicy taste that will make your tongue tickle, with a herbal berry and citrus presence in its aftertaste, and hints of earthy and herbal lingering on your taste buds.
This sativa dominant strain has some side effects that it has inherited from its parentage. Ace Of Spades will most definitely leave you with a dry mouth, with your eyes also feeling dry and often itchy, and the feeling of being dehydrated present.
Ace Of Spades can make you feel dizzy in high doses, and lethargic, making it an unfit choice for when you have things to accomplish in your day. This strain may also leave you with a mild headache that may turn into a mild bout of paranoia for some novice users.
- THC: 11 – 13%
- CBD: 0.7 – 1.32%
- CBC: 0.49 – 1.18%
- CBG: 0.32 – 1.73%
- CBN: 0.08 – 0.3%
- THCV: 0.49 – 1.29%
Ace Of Spades is a popular medical strain among patients who are seeking out a way to soothe their mind and body pain by relaxing them head to toe. This hybrid can allow users to feel relieved of their tendencies to feel stressed, while keeping their energy level at a point where they can still function fully.
This flower has the ability to make life much easier for those who suffer from depression and are in need of a way to uplift their moods and restore optimism. Ace Of Spades can also help insomniacs find the point of relaxation where they can fall asleep and stay asleep more effectively.
Ace Of Spades can help patients with a number of chronic pain conditions, making life easier even when suffering from back aches, migraines and muscle spasms, as well as minor inflammations. This strain can also help restore the appetite in those who suffer from nausea due to other medical conditions.
THC Content – Highest Test
The Ace of Spades average THC range is typically between 14-20%, with the latter figure being the highest recorded level.
CBD Content – Highest Test
The highest CBD level in an Ace of Spades sample was just 1%.
- Flowering time: 56-70 Days
- Harvest time: 74-81 Days
- Yield indoor: 1-2 oz/ft2
- Yield outdoor: 2-4 oz/ft2
- Height indoor: 30-60 Inches
- Height outdoor: 30-60 Inches
- Grow difficulty: Moderate
- Flowering type: Photoperiod
Ace Of Spades grows into a stocky, medium sized plant that can grow taller in an indoor setting. It is recommended keep this strain trimmed in order to control its height, but generally grows well both in an indoor as well as an outdoor setting, and yields quite generously.
Ace of Spades grows to medium height and has a sturdy structure, reportedly responding well to the Sea of Green (SOG) method. The strain is said to deliver a large yield of heavy, highly resinous colas in an eight-week flowering cycle.
м Space is an important consideration if you plan to grow your Ace of Spades plant indoors as they grow tall and bushy. Therefore, you will need to prune and trim these plants regularly as they thicken up.
Experienced Ace of Spades growers recommend commencing Low-Stress Training (LST) early in the vegetative stage. LST involves gently manipulating and bending the plant’s stem to one side to encourage new node growth. A careful way of carrying out LST is to use the three-finger technique. With your thumb behind the stem, gently bend the plant’s stem over your thumb using your index and middle finger. It is essential to give the plant at least 24 hours to recover and respond after each LST bout.
Ace Of Spades grown indoors can be expected to yield an average of about 23 ounces of bud per square meter cultivated. This hybrid takes around 9 weeks to flower and be ready for a harvest.
This strain can yield around 19 ounces of bud when grown outdoors. Ace Of Spades can be expected to flower throughout September and be ready for harvest around early October.