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Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 11.26 - 17.2%

CBD 0.21 - 1.17%

Effect Sleepy

Side Effect Headache

Flavor Nutty

Sunkist Strain


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


Newbie Skilled

Those who are looking for a potent strain with a medicinal nature that can stimulate both their body and mind should take a closer look at Sunkist (also known as Sunkist CBD). Created through crossing Indica and Sativa in equal proportions, the high offers the best both of the worlds, packing all the desired characteristics to make it a wise choice for just about anyone. Speaking of numbers, its THC content ranges from 11.26-to 17.2%, while CBD levels can reach the 1.17% mark. Other cannabinoids present in the weed are listed below:

  • CBN 0.08-0.25%
  • CBG 0.31-1.42%
  • CBC 0.2-0.32%
  • THCV 0.48-0.91%

Sunkist Strain Flavor Profile

The terpene profile of the Sunkist weed strain is quite diverse, including all-favorite linalool, bisabol, carophyllene, and myrcene terpenes. Linalool is responsible for a pleasantly sour flavor of lemon mixed with delicious hints of pineapple. Bisapol shows up with a slightly flowery aroma, while myrcene and carophyllene give the bouquet the classic skunky and earthy undernotes, which will hit your nose once the nugs are broken apart and burned.

Most Common Weed Effects and Medical Uses

The Sunkist marijuana is reported to offer a tingle sensation that quickly spreads through the entire body, from head to toes, plunging you into a state of mental and physical relaxation. This feeling is usually followed by an energy boost and creative motivation that stimulates your mind and helps keep you focused, making it a great choice for those who plan to get some work done. The euphoric buzz high is often accompanied by a sense of calmness, which will allow you to take your mind off any thoughts that have been troubling you during the day. It’s also not uncommon for consumers to feel sleepy, making it best suitable for nighttime use.

In combination with its high THC and CBD levels, the effects of the weed make it appropriate for treating symptoms and health conditions such as:

However, if consumed in high doses, it may also cause a few unpleasant side effects, leading to:

  • Dehydration
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Paranoia

Growing Information

It is known that growing Sunkist strain isn’t too difficult, but you should be ready to trim it on a frequent basis, as it stretches a good deal. In fact, when grown outdoors, the plant can easily reach a height of over 80 inches, with its thick branches growing all over the place. A size control will be required in order to provide its healthy growth. The good thing is, if you take good care of it, the flower will please you with quite a rich yield that may reach up to 1-2 Oz/ft indoors and 10-15 Oz/plant outdoors. What is also great is that the yields don’t take long. As a rule, the harvest time comes after 66 days of flowering, which may take from 49 to 60 days.

Side Effects

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Headache 91% Voted
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Paranoia 91% Voted
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Drowsiness 55% Voted
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Sunkist 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. 11.26 - 17.2%
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. 0.21 - 1.17%
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 - 0.57%
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. 0.31 - 1.42%
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. 0.08 - 0.25%
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. 0.48 - 0.91%

Sunkist Terpene Profile

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. 0.43%
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. 0.13%
Bisabolol Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut. 0.22%
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. 0.22%
Total terpenes content 1.00%

Growing Info

Flowering time 49 - 60 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 66 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

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