All About Super Skunk Cannabis Strain
Super Skunk is a global sensation for its unique Indica characteristics. It is valued for its unique “skunky” aroma and for offering the perfect high that allows you to loosen up. It sinks you into deep relaxation, while still leaving you with a clear mind. It is a popular strain among both amateur and professional cannabis users as it contains 19-21% THC.
The Super Skunk strain was created by crossing Skunk 1 with an original Afghani strain. It is an upgraded version of the breeder’s original Skunk #1. It is also claimed to add weight potency and flavor to Shiva Skunk and Skunk #1. The strain inherits its scents and aroma from its parents, which people call skunk due to its resemblance to the black and white woodland creature. Super Skunk is 100% Indica marijuana.
Aroma and Flavors
Super Skunk has a pungent aroma. Some people say that the smell reminds them of pungent cheese that has been left in the sun. However, when you get past the initial harsh taste, you are treated to a hidden sweetness. When you grind the buds apart, they emit a smell reminiscent of fresh honey.
On first inhale, you are hit with a save of flavors that somehow overwhelming but settle on your tongue offering a complex yet enjoyable flavor. But you will mainly feel the sweetness. As the flavor develops, you can now distinguish between the sweet citrus and the earthy undertones. The smoke is smooth making it easy to inhale.
Super Skunk Typical Effects
Normally, the strength of its effects varies depending on individuals. Super Skunk cannabis strain is famous for its powerful stress-relieving qualities. It induces deep relaxation and a calm, euphoric high offering you with a good way to ease your daily insomnia and anxiety.
It offers a strong high, as you would expect of an Indica dominant strain, but it keeps you focused and aware of your surroundings. The Sativa components offer a clear-headed high which allows you to focus and be creative with a heavy sense of unwinding.
The most common effects are:
It is beneficial to patients suffering from:
- Chronic stress
- Body pain
- Appetite loss
Super Skunk cannabis has a body-heavy effect which can lead to side effects like blood-shot eyes and dry mouth. In more extreme cases users experience temporary deliria and mild paranoia.
Growing Super Skunk weed is easy even for amateur growers. It is also a good strain as it can withstand many environmental conditions making it easy to maintain without the fear of infestations.
The seeds can be grown both indoors and outdoors. It thrives well in a dry climate characterized by cold nights and warm days. It is best grown indoors where the temperature can be regulated.
When grown indoors, the plants flower after 8 to 9 weeks and the yield is above average with an estimate of 18 ounces per square meter.
When grown outdoors, you can expect to harvest in September or early October. The yields average around 21 ounces per plant.
How to grow Super Skunk strain?
Super Skunk is an easy growing strain as it has a strong resistance against most pests and molds. As long as it has the basic necessities, the plant does not need any special maintenance. Grown outside, it has to be harvested between late September and early November. Indoors, it takes around 10 weeks before it can be harvested.