Island Sweet Skunk Strain


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Bringing together Sweet Pink Grapefruit and Skunk #1, the resulting Island Sweet Skunk Strain is a sativa-dominant marijuana variety. The stimulating and upbeat characteristics of this strain make it a popular choice. The Island Sweet Skunk strain, often known as Sweet Island Skunk, has a pleasantly fruity aroma and a flavour that combines skunk and grapefruit. CBD-rich versions of this strain are available for medical marijuana users to use in the treatment of persistent anxiety, inflammation, and muscular spasms. Those that cultivate the plant report a flowering time of 7-8 weeks for Island Sweet Skunk. Buds of this variety are green, but they’re covered with vivid yellow and orange hairs.

This potent skunk was developed in Canada and has been cultivated for decades on Vancouver Island in the province of British Columbia. It’s an effective tool for treating low mood, with THC levels as high as 19%. Sweet and skunky best describe the aroma and flavour of Island Sweet Skunk. Additionally, it imparts a tropical scent. A sativa-dominant hybrid of the original Skunk #1, a local California strain known as Sweet Skunk, and an unknown sativa, this strain won a Canadian prize at the High Times Cannabis Cup.

Sativa predominates with a 20% indica percentage. Anxiety, despair, nausea, and pain are all alleviated with the help of this particular strain. In addition to relieving arthritic and gastrointestinal symptoms, it can alleviate nerve pain and migraines. British Columbia and Ontario, along with Colorado and the Pacific Northwest, are where this strain first gained widespread attention. It’s a lot trickier to track down anywhere else. The cerebral high is accompanied by elevated sentiments of joy and contentment. Although it has a stimulating and imaginative influence on the mind and body, it also has a calming and soothing one.

About Island Sweet Skunk Strain

Known by a variety of other names, Island Sweet Skunk (or ISS) is a cannabis strain that has been grown commercially in British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island for decades. In 2013, Nirvana’s rendition of this strain was included among High Times’ Top 10 Canadian Strains of All Time. Island Sweet Skunk, which has the aroma and flavour of sweet citrus with a hint of skunk, produces a cerebral, euphoric high that is swiftly followed by a relaxing body effect.

With a THC content of up to 19%, this combination has the potential to be an excellent daytime drug for treating mild pains, arthritis, nausea, and loss of appetite. Regular users report feeling energised and inspired. Some people have also found relief from migraines, exhaustion, and nerve discomfort by using this supplement.

When compared to other Sativa dominant strains, Island Sweet Skunk is quite simple to cultivate. The Screen of Green system supports its healthy growth. Although it can flourish indoors, this strain may be better suited to growing outside or in a greenhouse due to its height and the amount of room it needs to flourish. Potential yields for cultivators could exceed 200 grammes. Midway through October is when the outdoor version of this variety typically dies off.

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