Skunk and Blueberry have made waves in the cannabis industry ever since their introduction. In fact, its genes are showcased in a multitude of classic, new, and upcoming hybrids. Both have unique terpene profiles that allure users. The latter sports a fruity scent uncommon in Indica strains, while the former exhibits sour skunk and earthy undertones.
Blending the two together, breeders created the aromatic Skunkberry which boasts the fragrance and flavor of both its parents. It is also among the potent strains to be developed. Each bud could test up to 40% THC depending on the cultivator and batch.
This also means that it packs a mean brand of high. It has powerful cerebral effects that start off innocently with a gentle rush of euphoria before intensifying. Meanwhile, its soothing physical buzz could turn easily turn into body stone. In moderation, the blend is quite pleasant.
While it undoubtedly has recreational effects, the predominantly Indica strain is also therapeutic. Its powerful psychoactive compounds have natural stress-crushing, anti-depressant, and anxiolytic qualities that provide comfort to patients suffering from health afflictions. As such, it contains significant therapeutic value.
Our Skunkberry Strain Review
Information About Skunkberry Strain
|ORIGIN||Skunk and Blueberry|
|EFFECTS||Relaxed – 10|
Happy – 10
Uplifted – 8
Giggly – 8
Euphoric – 8
|FRAGRANCE||Fruity, skunk, berry, blueberry, citrus, lemon|
|FLAVORS||Skunk, berry, blueberry, citrus, lemon, fruity|
|ADVERSE REACTIONS||Dry mouth – 10|
Dry eyes – 5
Dizzy – 2
Headache – 2
Paranoid – 1
|MEDICAL||Pain – 10|
Depression – 10
Inflammation – 9
Muscle spasms – 7
Stress – 7
|FLOWERING TIME INDOOR||7 to 9 weeks|
|FLOWERING TIME OUTDOOR||Late September to mid-October|
|THC CONTENT %||15% to 40%|
|INDOOR YIELD||10 to 12 ounces per square meter|
|OUTDOOR YIELD||12 ounces or more per plant|
|RESISTANCE TO DISEASE||Unknown|
* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest
Skunkberry has a quick-acting onset. Within minutes, it delivers an uplifting rush of happiness that instantly enhances the mood. It leaves users feeling upbeat especially as pleasant thoughts dance around the mind. Thus, it makes for an impressive recreational strain to be shared with like-minded friends. In all likelihood, one will burst into laughter as more and more giggles escape the mouth.
It produces a relaxing buzz around the center of the temples during the comedown. It kneads the muscles free of tension or tightness, enveloping the body in a deep relaxation. Although intense, it does not lock users to the couch.
Of course, this pleasant effect is a result of using the Skunkberry in moderation. Going beyond, even just by a few tokes, could lead to a disarming high that not only overstimulates the mind but also stuns users in place.
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Skunkberry is a very fruity strain. It exudes notes of berries, blueberries, citrus, and lemons. Upon combustion, it releases a skunk overtone.
Similar to its smell, Skunkberry produces a sour blend of skunk and berry. There are notable hints of blueberries, citrus, and lemon as well. On the exhale, it leaves a fruity aftertaste.
It is not uncommon for users to experience dry eyes and a cottonmouth while toking Skunkberry. After all, it does contain cannabinoids that inhibit moisture. It is mild, barely noticeable, and often ignored.
A bigger cause for concern for is greening out. Powerfully potent, it is possible for growers to experience dizziness and a subtle feeling of paranoia. The offshoot is usually limited to a headache depending on the dosage. Pacing and moderation are essential to keeping the strain from overwhelming the mind.
Presumably, Skunkberry is a recreational strain. After all, its psychoactive compounds are double that of the usual 20% produced by modern varieties. Still, it continues to hold significant therapeutic value.
Its stimulating head high paves way for an upbeat disposition that fights off stress. It not only enhances the mood, but also stabilizes turbulent emotions as well. As such, it could be used to manage symptoms of anxiety, depression, and PTSD. It appeases the overwhelming dread, calms nerves, and pushes back feelings of despair.
The high THC levels are also responsible for majority of its analgesic properties. It relieves a wide variety of aches and pains that instantly improve symptoms of various conditions such as joint pains, arthritis, and cramps. Simultaneously, it could also be used as an anti-inflammatory that relieves redness, swelling, and sensitivity.
Its ability to relax the muscles, on the other hand, proves useful in appeasing contractions and potentially reducing spasms. Patients looking to take advantage of its antispasmodic properties should talk to a health professional for guidance.
Skunkberry produces a very distinct, pungent smell that could alert nosy neighbors. Its aroma could quickly become overbearing to the senses too. Indoor growers may manage this by installing a carbon filter as well as a proficient ventilation system that will help circulate the air constantly, so the smell does not accumulate.
Outdoor cultivators, on the other hand, need not worry as the breeze tends to dissipate or carry away the scent. If any, one only needs to spread out the plants so that there is ample space for the air to flow among the batch.
Apart from its intense aroma, it rarely requires any special deviation with regard its feeding and nutrition. It will benefit from boosters that aid in its bud production. Growers with knowledge on advanced growing techniques such as the Sea of Green method which reduces the vegetative phase without affecting yields.
Skunkberry has a short flowering period of 7 to 9 weeks. It produces between 10 to 12 ounces of buds per square meter once ready for harvest. However, it is possible for it to produce more under the right conditions.
Flowers usually bloom around the last week of September the early days of October. However, extending for a week or two will help improve bud production. Growers can expect at least 12 ounces of buds per plant by the end of the flowering phase.
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The founder of I Love Growing Marijuana, Robert Bergman, is a marijuana growing expert that enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. He combines years of experience, ranging from small-scale grows to massive operations, with a passion for growing. His articles include tutorials on growing... [read more]