Powder Keg

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 17 - 18%

CBD 0.71 - 0.95%

Effect Aroused

Side Effect Rapid heart beat

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All About Powder Keg Weed Strain


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


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Powder Keg is a Sativa-dominant hybrid cannabis strain (Indica 40%/Sativa 60%), and its genetic origin is currently unknown. As a result, this strain is still somewhat mysterious, but it's known for its potent effects. It takes some time for this weed's effect to hit you, but when they do, it's quite explosive, which is why it was named Powder Keg. The THC content level of Powder Keg cannabis is 15.5%-17.5, and its CBD is between 0.57% and 0.78%.

Its fruity mint taste is best described as a combination of menthol, tea, peach, and ammonia. Powder Keg cultivar has the following terpene profile:

  • Limonene
  • Carene
  • Humulene
  • Myrcene

Powder Keg Marijuana Uses

Users experience cerebral rush and euphoria, which later settles into an overall feeling of happiness. Basically, you will feel uplifted and slightly aroused once the initial rush is over. It is a type of weed that's best consumed in the afternoon, and it can also be used to help certain patients. Anyone who is struggling with Arthritis, fatigue, insomnia, migraines, or stress can use Powder Keg strain to help them out.


Smoking Powder Keg can also result in negative experiences. There are a few side effects that you should be aware of before you decide to consume this strain.

  • Hunger
  • Headache
  • Dry eyes
  • Thirst and dry mouth

In other words, keep some food and water nearby, or just lie down if your head starts to hurt.

Growing Info

You can grow Powder Keg both indoors and outdoors. The plant takes around 8 weeks or between 52 and 61 days to flower, and it can grow up to 80 inches. You can expect to get approximately 400g per plant. The dusty green buds are small, oval, and coated in crystal trichomes. You can also see a few small patches of amber hairs covering the buds.

Side Effects

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Powder Keg 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 - 18%
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. 0.71 - 0.95%
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. 0.11 - 0.18%
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. 0.43 - 0.63%
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. 0.35 - 0.56%
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. 0.05 - 0.08%

Powder Keg Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.06%
Borneol 0.07%
Myrcene 0.06%
Humulene 0.04%
Limonene 0.17%
Linalool 0.12%
Bisabolol 0.1%
Terpinolene 0.03%
Phellandrene 0.12%
Caryophyllene 0.21%
Total terpenes content 0.98%

Grow info

Flowering time 54 - 62 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 57 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 60-80

Powder Keg Relationship between terpenes and tastes

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