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Island Sweet Skunk Sweet Island Skunk, ISS
Hybrid 80% S, 20% I
Dominant terpene
Myrcene 0.23%

17.8 - 20.6%


0.53 - 0.65%


0.16 - 1.28%


Tropical, Skunk



This strain is a Sativa-dominant hybrid bred by IFederation Seed Company in Canada. Following the goal to produce a potent weed with energy-boosting capabilities, this weed is also known as Sweet Island Skunk or ISS. Even though the strain’s genetics still remains unknown, the ISS cannabis bud is well-known worldwide among medical patients. The terpene composition is dominated by myrcene and limonene. This marijuana bud boasts a sweet taste with notes of fresh berries and tropical undertones that stoners will notice throughout smoking. The effects are more energizing, uplifting the mood immediately and boosting motivation for hours. The THC concentration in this strain amounts to 17.8-20.6%, so it is best for experienced smokers. Growers love Island Sweet Skunk Seeds Autoflower because the plant grows easy and gives a high yield.

Taking it for a long time along with my friends.

David 03.05.21

Island Sweet Skunk Strain Has Sweet, Skunky Flavor and Grapefruit Taste

Alongside THC, the cannabinoid content features the following components:

  • CBD 0.53-0.65%
  • CBC 0.22-0.58%
  • CBG 0.16-1.28%
  • CBN 0.14-0.28%
  • THCV 0.22-0.84%

Island Sweet Skunk Strain Taste & Aroma

Being grown for decades on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, the Island Sweet Skunk strain smells and tastes like its name implies: sweet and skunky. With the myrcene and limonene as the prevalent terpenes, this weed delivers aromatic hints of the delicious tropics mixed with berry overtones. The aroma is more early with a skunk finish, featuring light lemon hints for a fresh finish. For its amazing fragrance and taste, the Island Sweet Skunk marijuana won a Canadian award at the High Times Cannabis Cup.

There are many other terpenes in this cannabis bud that are responsible for its complex taste. They include:

  • Carene (0.09%)
  • Pinene (0.1%)
  • Humulene (0.03%)
  • Linalool (0.07%)
  • Terpinolene (0.08%)
  • Phellandrene (0.2%)
  • Caryophyllene (0.08%)

Effects & Uses of Weed

With the high THC levels, the Island Sweet Skunk weed strain is considered to be a potent tool for treating low moods. When inhaled, this weed promotes a boost of energy and uplifted mood, leaving you in a total sense of happiness with no stress or tension. Once the mind reaches new heights, this cannabis bud relaxes the body with its warming sensation that may increase hunger and be aroused at times. By the end, you will notice yourself fully out of this world with an uplifted mood and no pains.

With its high THC level and these motivating effects, the Island Sweet Skunk weed is used by medical patients that suffer from:

  • Muscle spasms
  • Inflammation
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue

Even though side effects are limited, some stoners notice:

  • Thirst and dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • Paranoia

Growing Information

According to growers, Island Sweet Skunk grows really tall in a straight position, and the yield is pretty generous. Its flowering time takes around 55-65 days until the weed is ready to be harvested and processed for any application it is designated for. The harvest time is 72 days, and the yield amounts to 15-20 ounces per plant. When growing indoors, this marijuana may reach 30-60 inches, while out, it reaches 60-80 inches. Since the cultivation of this weed is easy, the seeds are available in many online stores.


The main terpenes are Limonene and Ocimene, which is responsible for the sweet fruity flavor. This bud is also have some Myrcene that gives the earthy and skunky flavors.
Island Sweet Skunk is used when a mood boost is needed. It can also help with anxiety and other mood related conditions, such as depression and stress. This weed is also consumed in order to help with pain management. Described as energetic and uplifting, users benefit from enhanced experiences and become more talkative, enjoying social interaction.

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Taking it for a long time along with my friends.

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always keeps me feeling me great. My friends are impressed with my new form and I plan to keep it that way. To be honest, it has helped my relationship, we are in a better place now. Have been looking for a strain thats also helps manage mood and mental problems.

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Didnt want to try this at first but after I got some really great reviews from wikileaf. I just had to check it out, Guess what? Am so glad I did. WOW! AWESME. With so much great benefits included. I wish I got this sooner

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Am throwing my other weeds out. Welcome Sweet Skunk. Feeling Fly!

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Gives me this thirst and dry mouth which I dont like at all.

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superb taste. Feels so good.

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definitely spending the rest of my life with this. Couldnt have asked for a better strain.

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F**K!!! I so much love the feeling it gives me. Definitely sticking with this.

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a very uplifting strain I must say. I take it all the time when I need to and am always satisfied with the how high I get. Though it sometimes makes my heart beat so fast. I wonder why. Can someone give me advice on how to go about this?

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So uplighting.

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Mehn! I feel much alive with this. You have no idea.

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I dont think I have ever gotten a sweet taste and aroma as this. Keeps me wanting more and more all day long. I would say this is a perfect strain to have in your pocket. You can suggest this to all your friends, they would love you for it.

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youve got to try this.

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Gets me high just right.

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OMG! I wish I had gotten this strain when I was younger. Its still great though.

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Strain details

Island Sweet Skunk 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. 17.8 - 20.6%
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. 0.53 - 0.65%
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. 0.22 - 0.58%
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. 0.16 - 1.28%
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. 0.14 - 0.28%
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. 0.22 - 0.84%

Island Sweet Skunk Terpene Profile

Carene Carene (also known as Delta-3 carene) is a terpene found in rosemary, lemons, pines, and cedars, offering citrusy and cypress aroma. Studies on mice showed that carene provides anti-inflammatory effects, as well as promotes bone health and chronic pain relief. 0.09%
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. 0.1%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.23%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.03%
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. 0.12%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.07%
Terpinolene Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases. 0.08%
Phellandrene Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender. 0.2%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.08%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 65 Days
Flowering type Autoflowering
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 72 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 60-80

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