It is easy to be misled by its name – but Green Crack is actually all cannabis. It got its name from its strong sativa presence, and its ability to offer up an energetic high. This is also why Green Crack is popular among those who want to steer clear of a couch-lock high. It is flavorful in its own right, and creates a generous mental buzz, which is both invigorating and stress-busting.
With its parentage stemming from the legendary Skunk #1, you are guaranteed a top-grade strain. Green Crack was created by crossing Skunk #1 with a mellow Sweet Leaf Indica, yet much of its actual history has been debated.
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It is said that it was originally called Green Kush, but was consequently renamed by rapper Snoop Dogg to represent the uplifting, light-bodied high it produces.
Information About Green Crack Strain
|ORIGIN||Skunk #1 crossed with Sweet Leaf Indica|
|EFFECTS||Energetic – 10|
Happy – 10
Uplifted – 9
Focused – 8
Euphoric – 7
|FRAGRANCE||Earthy, mango, fruity|
|FLAVORS||Citrus, earthy, sweet, pine, fruity|
|ADVERSE REACTIONS||Dry mouth – 10|
Dry eyes – 6
Paranoid – 3
Anxious – 3
Headache – 1
|MEDICAL||Stress – 10|
Depression – 9
Fatigue – 7
Pain – 5
Lack of appetite – 4
|FLOWERING TIME INDOOR||7-9 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOOR||Late september, early october|
|THC CONTENT %||13-21%|
|INDICA/SATIVA %||25% / 75%|
|INDOOR YIELD||18 ounces per square meter|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||20 ounces or more per plant|
|GROWTH LEVEL||Moderate to easy|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||Susceptible to powdery mildew|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
Earning itself the much deserved title of one of the most popular sativas around, Green Crack produces a powerful head-high. Its euphoric and joyful high mixed with a sense of being relaxed and comfortable is among its greatest traits. If you are looking for a boost of energy early in the day, GC can provide that without the feeling of a heavy body.
For anyone looking to be inspired and creative, Green Crack is the perfect choice. It allows the user to stay focused while maintaining an general feel-good mood with a boost of energy. Many opt for Green Crack as a day-starter – even replacing their strong cup of coffee with it.
The stimulating, cerebral high Green Crack produces, is known to promote focus. This is why it has also become a suitable choice for days when you need a little boost in order to complete your tasks, such as running errands, building or cleaning.
Another effect that should be noted is the fact that Green Crack has been said to not cause a bout of the munchies – this is a unique trait that adds to its popularity.
Green Crack has a very distinct fragrance. It smells pleasant and invigorating, reminiscent of natural earthiness and fruits. Some say it reminds them of a tropical fruit, such as mango or papaya, while others say it has a hint of pine and fresh grass in its fragrance.
When smoked, Green Crack contains a certain citrus taste to it. Mixed with the earthy, fresh accents what comes from its fragrance, it leaves a pleasant after-taste. The sweet, fruitiness offers flavor that reminds the user of a tropical island.
Among its few negative effects, Green Crack creates a sensation of a dry mouth and dry eyes, often leaving the user feeling slightly dehydrated. In some cases, it can cause a mild paranoia or a little nervousness, which may also include a headache.
In many cases, because it is a predominantly sativa strain, when smoked too late at night, it may lead to a sense of restlessness and insomnia.
With what conditions does it work?
Due to it’s ability to relax without the feeling of drowsiness and lethargy, Green Crack is a favorite among those seeking it for medicinal purposes. It is widely used in the treatment of stress and depression. This is because of its happiness-inducing properties, promoting a sense of self confidence and joyfulness.
Many users report that Green Crack lacks the usual crash prevalent in other common strains, inducing a smooth relief from pains and day-to-day stress. It is also a popular among those suffering from chronic body pains and muscular strains, as well as arthritis.
For many who deal with chronic fatigue, it has been the answer to their prayers. It promotes a sense of being awake without the nervosity from consuming caffeine. It allows for a feeling of being focused and alert and is therefore a great choice for those who complain of low levels of energy.
Green Crack is fairly easy to grow, with it being flexible enough to grow indoors and outdoors. When grown outdoors, however, it has the ability to stretch a bit more. Because it can be sensitive to powdery mildew, it is recommended to keep the humidity low when growing Green Crack. Ideally, when grown outdoors, it should be grown in a balmy, mediterranean climate.
When growing Green Crack indoors, the plant needs a lot of air circulation. It can produce an average of up to 18 ounces per square meter, and can deliver within an estimated 7 to 9 weeks.
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Grown outdoors, Green Crack yields more than it does indoors, producing up to 20 ounces per plant. It can be expected to be ready for harvest around late september to early October.
Have you ever smoked or grown your own Green Crack? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.
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