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From the OCS, ” Ponderosa Pine by San Rafael ’71 is a premium, indoor-grown flower that was exclusively bred for San Rafael ’71 from rare genetics. A high-THC indica, Ponderosa Pine hits with a medley of dough, pine and diesel notes. Ponderosa Pine’s eye-catching buds display a vibrant palette of royal green and bright violet hues and blanketed in frosty trichomes for an unforgettable first impression. 

a “Timeless” high

Ponderosa Pine by San Rafael ’71 (Aurora Cannabis) packaged on August 28, 2023, cost $24.28 for 3.5 grams with 29.44% THC 2.5% Total Terpenes and a gassy chemical pine scent.  Our test amount was 0.26 gram.

Ponderosa Pine’s “high” starts during the inhalation session with a Blissful awakening.  Clouds of euphoric fog fills our inner space.  Over the first 15 minutes, Ponderosa Pine increasing Blissful euphoric is both uplifting and numbing.  Ponderosa Pine’s “high” profile is something unique and very enjoyable.  The balance of Expressions between the blissful fogginess and the uplifting emotions is exquisitely delicious food for the Mind.

In the great outdoors, Ponderosa Pine delivered a clear blissful euphoric “high” with strong cerebral entanglements.  In today’s world of hybrids, “highs” are a blend of sativa and indica effects and Ponderosa Pine is a Hybrid with both Sativa and Indica effects.  Floating on a cloud of Bliss, Ponderosa Pine’s cerebral expressions with a smooth energy is a Timeless “high.”

Activity pairing is best as an Interlude to the Day to recalibrate Life.  Ponderosa Pine by San Rafael ’71 is a very enjoyable “high” evoking a Sense of Uplifting Joy wrapped in a Blissful Fog.


Ponderosa Pine by San Rafael ’71

Ponderosa Pine by San Rafael ’71 (Aurora Cannabis) is a new hybrid Indica delivering a very enjoyable Full Spectrum “high.”  We have always been Fans of San Rafael ’71 from the first day of legalisation.  The tradition of fine cannabis continues at San Rafael ’71 with Ponderosa Pine.

THC:  29.44%

Total Terpenes: 2.5%

Quality: 9.1

Intensity: 8.8

Duration: 8.7

Total:  8.87

Cost:  $24.28 for 3.5 grams

Would we buy this again?  Yes.  San Rafael ’71 has delivered fine cannabis for the last 5 years and continues with Ponderosa Pine.  Competitive alternative options include Triple Burger, Jelly Breath, or Mandarin Cookies?   But, this Ponderosa Pine by San Rafael ’71 is worth trying because it is a unique genetic.

On an investment note, in May 2018, MedLeaf Corp (San Rafael ’71) was acquired by Aurora for $3.2 billion.  Memorable strains from San Rafael ’71 included their Pink Kush and Tangerine Dreams, which were some of the best cannabis available in 2018.