Green Crack Strain

It is easy to be misled by its name – but Green Crack strain 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.

Fun fact: this strain was renamed by Snoop Dogg.

Indoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
75% / 25%18oz / m²20oz / plant7 – 9 weeks indoors, late September to early October outdoors

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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Why is it called Green Crack?

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.

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    Green Crack Cannabis 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 OUTDOOR Late september, early october
    THC CONTENT % 13-21%
    CBD % 0.10%
    INDICA/SATIVA % 25% / 75%
    INDOOR YIELD 18 ounces per square meter
    OUTDOOR YIELD 20 ounces or more per plant
    CLIMATE Mediterranean climate
    GROWTH LEVEL Moderate to easy
    RESISTANCE TO DISEASE Susceptible to powdery mildew

    * 10 is the highest
    * 1 is the lowest

    Green Crack Strain Effects
    Green Crack Effects

    For anyone looking to be inspired and creative, Green Crack bud (also known as Green Crush or Green Cush) is the perfect choice.

    It allows the user to stay focused while maintaining a 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.

    If you are looking for a boost of energy early in the day, Green Crack can provide that without the feeling of a heavy body.


    The stimulating, cerebral high Green Crack weed seed produces, is known to promote focus when cured properly and has energizing effects once you smoke.

    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 weed has been said to not cause a bout of the munchies – this is a unique trait that adds to its popularity.

    Green Crack Fragrance

    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 and has a bright citrus scent, such as mango or papaya, while others say it has a hint of pine and fresh grass in its fragrance and mellow undertones.

    Green Crack Flavor

    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.

    Green Crack Flavors
    Green Crack Flavor

    Adverse Reactions

    Among its few negative effects, Green Crack cush 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, a loss of focus, and potentially anxiety.

    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 instead of the usual uplifting cerebral effect. This makes for a great wake and bake strain.


    With what conditions does it work? Are there any medical benefits?

    Well, disclaimer, please seed professional medical advice if you are looking to try this unknown indica cannabis equivalent especially if you have a medical condition.

    Due to it’s ability to relax without the feeling of drowsiness and lethargy, Green Crack cush (aka Green Cush) 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. The uplifting cerebral effect makes for a pleasant pure cannabis strain and one of the best strains in the cannabis industry.

    Green Crack Strain Medical

    Many users report that this strain called 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. Most cannabis strains help alleviate this unless you are trying an unknown strain.

    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.

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      Growing Green Crack Cannabis Strain

      Green Crack is fairly easy to grow strain, once reaching maturity has been awarded Best Sativa at numerous outlets and, 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.

      Flowering Time

      Indoor Yield

      When growing indoors, the plant needs a lot of air circulation. It can produce an average of up to 18 ounces per square meter, and can the plant flowers within an estimated 7 to 9 weeks.

      Outdoor Yield

      Grown outdoors, this strain called 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.


      Sativa Dominant Hybrid (Genetics Linking)

      1. Skunk #1
      2. Sweet Leaf Indica

      FAQs About Green Crack

      What is the Green Crack flowers yield?

      Green Crack yields 18oz/ m2 indoors and 20oz/ plant outdoors.

      How much THC does Green Crack strain have?

      It contains from 13% to 21% THC.

      What are the origins of the Green Crack strain name?

      Green Crack was created by crossing Skunk #1 with a Sweet Leaf Indica.

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