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Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 15.75 - 17.5%

CBD 0.59 - 0.69%

Effect Uplifted

Side Effect Dry eyes

Flavor Plum

Chewbacca Strain Information


Medium High
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Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%


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The Chewbacca strain is a Sativa-dominant cannabis variety, being 90% Sativa and 10% Indica. It was named after a fictional character (the Wookiee) in the Star Wars franchise. This hybrid is tested at 10% THC, while other batches may feature a THC percentage of 9.5%-11%. 

The strain is abundant in cannabinoids synthesized by the plant:

  • CBC 0.14-0.5%
  • CBG 0.41-1.49%
  • CBN 0.2%
  • THCV 0.44-0.75%
  • CBD 0.045-0.06%

Chewbacca can be smoked by people with any level of THC tolerance since its THC level is moderately low, and the provided effects are fairly soft.

Strain Smell and Taste

This weed comes with multiple aromas. When buds are broken, they emanate fantastic grapefruit, plum, and grape smells, which are characteristic of the limonene and geraniol terpenes. On closer inspection, you can also discern rose and pine scents, which are typical for ocimene. The terpene profile of this cannabis type also includes pinene.

Chewbacca Uses and Effects

The effects of this marijuana start with an energetic boost that blends with an uplifted mood and a burst of creativity. Most consumers enjoy increased focus and concentration. Some smokers experience mild tingly sensations.

Medical marijuana patients can benefit from this cannabis and get relief from the below conditions:

  • Parkinson's disease
  • Hypertension
  • Pain
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Fatigue

Though the Chewbacca strain features only 10% Indica genes, it may induce slight sedation and relaxation. So, it is recommended for afternoon use. The consumption of this weed may come with potential side effects, which include dry eyes, drowsiness, and insomnia.

Information for Growers

This kush can be grown both indoors and outdoors and requires 58-62 days to finish flowering. It is ready to harvest 67 days after germination. Expect to get a generous harvest if you grow plants in the open air. The yields amount to more than 6 oz./ft2. 

When cultivated in a greenhouse, plants give average yields and are capable of producing up to 2-3 oz. per 1 ft2 planted range. Chewbacca produces tall plants that reach 60-80 inches when grown indoors and more than 90 inches when grown outdoors.

Side Effects

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Dry eyes 91% Voted
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Insomnia 91% Voted
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Drowsiness 73% Voted
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Chewbacca Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 15.75 - 17.5%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.59 - 0.69%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.18 - 0.4%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.34 - 0.98%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.1 - 0.2%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.24 - 0.42%

Chewbacca Terpene Profile

Pinene Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects. 0.15%
Ocimene Ocimene (derived from the Ancient Greek word Ocimum meaning basil) is a terpene with sweet and herbaceous flavors, also boasting citrusy and woody undertones. Naturally, ocimene occurs in mint, parsley, orchids, hops, kumquats, mangoes, basil, bergamot, lavender, and pepper. Offers antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties. 0.19%
Geraniol Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation. 0.37%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.3%
Total terpenes content 1.01%

Growing Info

Flowering time 58 - 62 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 67 Days
Yield outdoor > 25 Oz/pland (> 700 g/plant)
Yield indoor 2 - 3 Oz/Ft² (~ 550 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 90 >

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Mr chronic 420

Good stuff not to over powerful great smooth taste and over all keep you calm but collective focused.

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Buzz Lightyear

Great for beginners

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