Hybrid
Space Ape

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 21.5 - 30%

CBD 0.05 - 0.4%

Effect Hungry

Side Effect Hunger

Flavor Mango

Space Ape Strain

THC

High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%

CBD

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

Potency

Newbie Skilled

The genetics of Space Ape comes from the Gorilla Glue #4 and Interstellar strains. These award-winning cannabis varieties have been enjoyed in the smoking world for several years in a row. With a ratio of 50% Sativa and 50% Indica, this hybrid is a multipurpose cultivar.

The Space Ape strain develops buds that typically contain 21.5% THC; however, this level can range tremendously. Some cuts can reach 30% THC, depending on the cultivation techniques used. Definitely, this potency is not for cannabis novices. It is for fans of strong marijuana types, but even skilled users should be mindful of the dose.

Other prominent cannabinoids lab-tested in this weed include:

  • CBD 0.05-0.4%
  • CBC 0.46-0.59%
  • CBG 0.29-1.24%
  • CBN 0.23-0.36%
  • THCV 0.39-0.8%

Main Aromas and Tastes

The aromas released by this kush are delicious. It is a mix of ripe mango and plum scents. The notes of rose and pineapple will also caress the smokers’ palates. These odors are delivered by the pinene and ocimene terpenes. On the exhale, users often detect a pepper flavor brought by geraniol. Overall, the taste is delightful and doesn’t seem too pungent.

Medical Uses and Effects of Space Ape

Double hybrid genetics results in the diverse effects produced by the Space Ape strain. Consumers can expect its effects to be creative. Over time, this pot surprisingly causes the opposite and induces sedation, relaxation, and sleepiness. The tendency of this hybrid to prompt munchies can work as an appetite stimulant for people who have lost their hunger. You can also get tingles all over the body. The varieties with a THC potential closer to 30% can cause cerebral effects and be overwhelming if the user’s tolerance is not high.

The strains with a high THC content are better suited for patients suffering from serious medical conditions. Space Ape has proved useful for individuals who try to manage:

If people use this hybrid in high doses, there may be severe consequences. The most commonly reported adverse effects are hunger, low blood pressure, and dry eyes.

Tips for Growers

Space Ape produces relatively short plants that can be expected to reach heights of 30-60 inches. It makes this weed an excellent choice for growers with limited space indoors. The plants have a flowering period of 71-83 days and yield 89 days after germination. The indoor harvest amounts to 1-2 oz./ft2, while herbs cultivated in the open air will reward gardeners with 15-20 oz./plant. The growth difficulty is considered easy, so an experienced hand is not required to cultivate this strain on one’s own.

Side Effects

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Hunger 86% Voted
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Low blood pressure 57% Voted
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Dry eyes 50% Voted
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Space Ape Strain Cannabinoids

THC 21.5 - 30% 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.
CBD 0.05 - 0.4% 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.
CBC 0.46 - 0.59% 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.
CBG 0.29 - 1.24% 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.
CBN 0.36 - 0.23% 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.
THCV 0.39 - 0.8% 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.

Space Ape Terpene Profile

Pinene 0.54% 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.
Ocimene 0.38% 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.
Geraniol 0.08% 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.
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 71 - 83 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 89 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 30-60

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Space Ape Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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