Indica
Zkittles

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 12.21 - 15.55%

CBD 0.44 - 1.17%

Effect Sleepy

Side Effect Dizzy

Flavor Menthol

All About Zkittles Weed Strain

THC

Medium High
10% 12% 14% 16% 18% 20%

CBD

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

Potency

Newbie Skilled

A cross of Grapefruit and Grape Ape, the Zkittles strain offers the best of both worlds. With its 12.21-15.55% THC levels and 0.44-1.17% of CBD, this Indica strain is powerful enough to give you a euphoric boost, while also being calming enough to let you just kick back and not think about a thing. 

Taste and Scent of Zkittles

A weed with a name like this can’t be anything but sweet. As soon as you take a toke, your taste buds will explode with a rainbow of fruity, sweet flavors with distinct tones of grapefruit. Don’t be surprised if you feel citrusy sourness and diesel hints, too—they come from limonene and sabinene terpenes, making the bouquet taste even more complete.

Zkittles Effects and Medical Uses

The Zkittles effects are moderate and quite mellow in nature. Once you consume the weed, you’ll likely experience an uplifting head buzz that will slowly spread through your body, giving you a euphoric boost. At the same time, you won’t feel overwhelmed. The weed doesn’t tend to limit your movement, nor does it lead to anxiety or paranoia, making it well-suited for daytime use. Considering the effects of the strain, many people use it for medical purposes, too. To specify, it’s proved to be particularly effective at treating health conditions such as:

  • Insomnia
  • Chronic pain
  • Anxiety
  • Inflammation
  • Mild cases of depression

The side effects of Zkittles are not too extensive, but they may still occur if you smoke marijuana in high doses. The most typical of them are:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dry eyes
  • Dehydration
  • Heightened sensory perception.

Information for Growers

Although growing the Zkittles strain isn’t difficult, finding the seeds can be a challenge as they are quite hard to come by. However, if you’ve been lucky, the plant can be easily grown in any gardener's hands. It takes about 49-63 days to form buds, and around 70 days when they are ready to harvest. The plant grows well both indoors and outdoors, but if you’re interested in getting richer yields, outdoor growing is preferable. 

Side Effects

Dizzy icon
Dizzy 88% Voted
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Thirst and dry mouth 75% Voted
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Dry eyes 56% Voted
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Zkittles Strain Cannabinoids

THC 12.21 - 15.55% 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 0.44 - 1.17% 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 0.2 - 0.66% 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 0.28 - 1.28% 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 0.03 - 0.25% 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 0.25 - 0.6% 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.

Zkittles Terpene Profile

Geraniol 0.11% 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.
Humulene 0.32% 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.
Limonene 0.26% 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.
Sabinene 0.32% Sabinene is a terpene with a peppery, spicy, citrusy, and piney aroma, presented in Norway spruce, Holm oak trees, black pepper, cardamom, and carrot seeds. Found in cannabis in small quantities. Allegedly, sabinene has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
Total terpenes content 1.01%

Growing Info

Flowering time 49 - 63 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 70 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor < 30
Height outdoor 60-80

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