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Petro Chem
Hybrid 50% S, 50% I
Dominant terpene
Limonene 0.28%

20 - 21.25%


0.35 - 0.62%


0.29 - 0.68%


Spicyherbal, Tropical



Petro Chem is a 50/50 hybrid derived from the potent genetics of the GG4 and Moonbow strains. Its THC concentration has been measured at 20-21.25%. This level can be slightly overwhelming for inexperienced smokers, so they should be careful about the dose and start slowly to check their tolerance.

All About Petro Chem Weed Strain

This marijuana strain comes with a long list of significant medical effects because it contains a bunch of cannabinoids to speak of:

  • CBD 0.35-0.62%
  • CBC 0.23-0.44%
  • CBG 0.29-0.68%
  • CBN 0.01-0.16%
  • THCV 0.16-0.5%

Fragrances, Tastes, and Terpenes

The first smell that people detect while smoking Petro Chem is spicy and herbal. As they proceed to smoke, the pungent aroma is followed by a mild tropical (mango) and citrus (lime, lemon) bouquet. Sweet fruity (pineapple, apricot) and floral (rose, lavender) hints may also hit the nose. Some consumers report earthy and chemical undertones on the exhale.

This mix of scents and tastes is formed by terpenes indicated below following their percentage found in the plant, ranging from high to low:

  • Limonene
  • Myrcene
  • Linalool
  • Caryophyllene

Typical Effects and Uses of Petro Chem

The Petro Chem strain kicks in quickly with a rush of potent effects. At first, smokers notice tingles throughout their bodies. The weed can wash away all pain and is considered effective in reducing symptoms caused by:

  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia

The high can spark inspiration and creativity that is great for working on detailed tasks. These effects are accompanied by a touch of energy that gives the motivation to jump on any task and makes people mentally productive. Then, this energy boost is replaced by complete happiness, euphoria, and relaxation, which help people who struggle with:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Insomnia

The cannabis tendency to induce munchies can serve as an appetite stimulant in those individuals who experience a loss of appetite. Some smokers can become more talkative and giggly than usual.

The Petro Chem strain may trigger side effects in starters, causing slurred speech, insomnia, and rapid heartbeat.

Cultivation Review

Petro Chem plants can be easily cultivated indoors and out. They tend to grow pretty tall, amounting to 60’’-80’’ when bred in greenhouses and giving 0.5-1 oz./ft2. They reach more than 90’’ in stature in the open air and reward gardeners with 10-15 ounces of dried flowers per plant. The crops can be harvested in 67 days after a 49/62-day flowering stage. The heart-shaped nugs developed by the strain are super sticky and have a coating of orange hairs.

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Strain details

Petro Chem 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. 20 - 21.25%
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. 0.35 - 0.62%
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. 0.23 - 0.44%
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. 0.29 - 0.68%
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. 0.01 - 0.16%
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. 0.16 - 0.5%

Petro Chem 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. 0.06%
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. 0.18%
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. 0.07%
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. 0.28%
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. 0.22%
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. 0.01%
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. 0.17%
Total terpenes content 0.99%

Growing Info

Flowering time 49 - 62 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 67 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 0.5 - 1 Oz/Ft² (~ 300 g/m²)
Height indoor 60-80
Height outdoor 90 >

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