|ISLAND SWEET SKUNK CANNABIS STRAIN:||aka ISS or sweet island skunk|
|PARENT STRAINS:||Sweet Pink Grapefruit with Skunk #1 and an unknown sativa|
|FULL bodied EFFECTS:||Focused body high | cerebral buzz | couch lock | head high ||
|SMELL:||Earthy | woody | sweet citrus | tropical|
|TERPENE PROFILE:||B-caryophyllene | B-myrcene | terpinolene|
|TASTE:||Diesel | skunk | grapefruit | citrus|
|FLOWERING TIME:||7-9 weeks|
|ready for HARVEST:||Mid October|
|average THC percentage:||20-25%|
|CBD LEVELS%||< 2%|
|INDICA or SATIVA:||80/20 sativa strain|
|INDOOR YIELD:||18 oz/ m2|
|OUTDOOR YIELD:||20 oz/ plant|
|GROWTH DIFFICULTY:||Easy to grow|
|SIMILAR VARIETIES:||Durban poison|
What Is Island Sweet Skunk Strain?
Is Island Sweet Skunk Indica Or Sativa?
Island sweet skunk is a sativa-dominant hybrid marijuana strain (80%Sativa/20%Indica) with high THC levels and low CBD content. Made popular on Vancouver Island in British Columbia this ultra potent flower made the High Times Cannabis Cup Top 10 Canadian Strains of All Time list in 2013. There should be no excuse for not smelling and tasting this powerhouse commonly referred to as ISS or Sweet Island skunk strain at most local dispensaries.
Island Sweet Skunk Strain Info:
- sativa strain
- 20% indica / 80% sativa
- 20 – 25 THC percentage
- CBD <1%
Island Sweet Skunk Strain Genetics:
The lineage is said to be a cross between sweet pink grapefruit and skunk #1 strains to create a beauty called sweet island skunk. Cultivated on Vancouver Island in British Columbia and bred by federation seed company of Canada.
- grapefruit x skunk #1 x northern lights haze strains
Buds are dense, medium to large in size and very sticky to the touch in the screen of green. Nugs are light green with pale orange stigma hairs and purple undertones of sugar leafs. Sweet resinous glands called trichomes are responsible for the heavy THC production. You can see the purplish tint reflect in the sea of green when pointed at the sun.
To many island sweet skunk weed strain smoke tastes like a mix of diesel and skunky flavor. Most detect sweet tropical notes of citrus and gas that mixes with perfect grapefruit and citrus undertones. The taste of this great strain is sweet, fruity, and just like tropical flavored candy.
Properly cured nugs have a combination of sweet citrus, woody smell that is accented by earthy undertones. Known for hints of tropical fruit flavor and a general orange fragrance.
Island Sweet Skunk Strain Effects:
Hits even the most experienced users with a mix of happiness and joy inducing a sense of calm, focus and elevating mood. Famous for it smells and tastes that result in feelings of euphoria and energetic creativity. Dry eyes and dry mouth are negative side effects, so have some eye drops and drink ready.
Prescribed to patients for anxiety and depression. Medical marijuana is helpful with chronic pain, muscle spasms and nerve pain. These are suggestions and are not intended as professional medical advice.
- Chronic Stress
- Pain Relief
- Appetite Loss
Island Sweet Skunk Strain Grow Info:
Plants can be grown indoors and outdoors, most having a flowering period of 7-9 weeks, with outdoor harvest time coming in mid October. The sativa genetics are obvious when growing island sweet skunk strain seeds with an average indoor yield of 20 ounces per square meter and outdoor yield of up to 40 ounces per plant. For best results we recommended to grow this cannabis seed in warm and humid temperature ranges.
ISLAND SWEET SKUNK STRAIN YIELD:
- indoor yield is 18 ounces per square meter
- outdoor yield is 20 ounces per plant
Experienced growers who want best results harvest after harvest use feminized generation seeds to guarantee that all plants are female. We advise consulting the cannabis community and seed companies for more grow tips.