Information about Crosswalker:
Crosswalker, in spite of its elusiveness, remains to among the most sought-after strain in the industry. A thrill seeker’s dream, it boasts a potent THC level of 19% to 22% that gives enthusiasts an out-of-this-world experience with its deeply relaxing high. It is also not uncommon to find samples that are even stronger than average.
Nothing short is expected of the Indica-dominant bud though. It inherited the spacey high of its parent Skywalker OG while retaining Blueberry’s heavy body buzz that tranquilizes stress through and through. As its lovechild, Crosswalker inherits the A-list qualities of its heritage as well as the delicious taste of sweet blueberries.
Because of its potency, Crosswalker is best reserved for more experienced users. However, beginners may still enjoy the strain through pacing and the help of a seasoned friend. Not only that, it provides medicinal users with a temporary reprieve against a wide variety of afflictions.
Information about Crosswalker:
|ORIGIN||Skywalker OG and Blueberry|
|EFFECTS||Relaxed – 10
Happy – 8
Creative – 6
Euphoric – 6
Hungry – 6
|ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE)||Dry eyes – 10
Dry mouth – 10
|FRAGRANCE||Pungent, sweet, blueberry, herbal, earthy|
|FLAVORS||Sweet, blueberry, tropical, spicy, earthy|
|MEDICAL||Depression – 10
Pain – 10
Eye pressure – 5
Inflammation – 5
Insomnia – 5
|FLOWERING TIME INDOORS||7 to 9 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOORS||Late September to mid-October|
|THC CONTENT %||19% to 22%|
|INDICA / SATIVA %||70%/30%|
|INDOOR YIELD||10 to 12 ounces per square meter|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||12 ounces or more per plant|
|CLIMATE||Cool and dry climate|
|GROWTH LEVEL||Some experience needed|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
Crosswalker is unique from other Indica-dominant strains in that its effects do not take long to manifest. Usually, about 15 minutes after the first two to three puffs, a rush of euphoria clears the mind of negativity. The mental clarity also promotes an upbeat disposition. Users smile from ear to ear as happiness radiates from within.
Replacing the mindless musings is a free flow of thoughts that further develop into a creative streak when nurtured. It helps create new ideas and innovative solutions that add to discussions during brainstorming sessions.
One may need to prepare some snacks ahead of time though. After all, thinking does deplete energy levels as well as stimulate the appetite. Having some food nearby will be much more convenient compared to walking toward the kitchen.
After about an hour or two, a light pressure ebbs down from the temples in waves. It releases tension from each muscle until users are enveloped in a wave of relaxation. It is not uncommon for one to feel like lounging on the couch. However, those who overconsume the strain may inevitably become glued.
Crosswalker likes to flaunt itself through its pungent fragrance. When the bag containing it is opened, its sweet tropical aroma of overripe blueberries quickly fills the room. Enhancing it is an aromatic herbal undertone that quickly turns into a dank earthy scent once the buds are broken apart and combusted.
As soon as Crosswalker’s smoke hits the palate, its sweet blueberry flavors are immediately noticeable. Almost undetectable beneath the strong tropical overtones is the subtle undertone of spicy herbs. On the exhale, however, it intensifies and leaves an somewhat earthy aftertaste.
It is not uncommon for users to feel a little dehydrated while using Crosswalker or any strain for that matter. Its cannabinoids interfere with moisture production in the eyes and in the mouth leading to dryness in those areas. Thankfully, the side effects are easily mitigated by staying hydrated throughout the day. However, enthusiasts must make sure the beverage being consumed is water instead of caffeine or alcohol.
Given its effects, it should no longer come as a surprise that Crosswalker makes for a valuable medicine. It serves as a reprieve for a variety of ailments through the combined efforts of its THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids.
In calming the mind, for example, Crosswalker helps relieve of depression such as overwhelming dread, anxiousness, and turbulent emotions. The same problems also haunt those who chronically bombarded by stress. As such, users may use it as an anti-depressant.
THC, in high levels, turns into a natural painkiller. Its analgesic properties relieve various aches and pains beginning from the temples. Among its best uses. In fact, is easing pressure from behind the eyes or intraocular pressure which develops into glaucoma if left unattended. At the same time, it reduces redness and swelling of inflamed areas.
Crosswalker has the typical structure of an Indica. It is naturally short and is quite sturdy. In fact, its thick stalks and branches do not sway when ravaged by strong gusts of wind. Still, this does not guarantee an easy grow.
It is a sensitive plant that easily suffers from nutrient burn when overfed. Its roots, too, are immediately affected by cases of accidental overwatering. Furthermore, the plant is weak against high levels of humidity as its compact structure can harbor moisture which can develop into mold or mildew.
The best environment to grow Crosswalker in is arguably indoors where it is easier to adjust important factors like lighting, humidity, and temperature which are essential to the plant’s development. Applying the Sea of Green method will also encourage better trichome production and higher yields.
It takes a short 7 to 9 weeks for Crosswalker’s flowers to bloom. Normally, growers harvest around 10 to 12 ounces of buds per square meter.
Crosswalker usually blossoms from the last week of September to the middle of October. Once mature, it yields at least 12 ounces of buds per plant.
Have you ever smoked or grown your own Crosswalker? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.
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