Robert Bergman

January 3, 2019

The Super Skunk Strain is known globally for its unique “hybrid” qualities. It is loved for its distinct and famously fragrant “skunky” scent and for producing the perfect high that allows you to loosen up. Super Skunk sinks you into a deep state of relaxation, while still being in a clear state of concentration and clarity.

A much-appreciated strain among amateur hobby-smokers and professional cannabis judges, the Skunk line of cannabis has a unique story of origin. Super Skunk is a popular and largely indica strain.

It was created by crossing Skunk #1 with an original Afghani strain. With this cross, the breeder, Sensei Seeds, refers to the strain as the “first hybrid breeding project” with Afghani roots – an upgraded “super” version of its original Skunk #1.

Information about Super Skunk strain

ORIGIN Skunk #1 crossed with Afghan strain
EFFECTS relaxed – 10
happy – 8
euphoric – 7
uplifted – 6
sleepy – 6
ADVERSE REACTIONS (NEGATIVE) Dry mouth, blood-shot eyes, mild paranoia and hallucinations
FRAGRANCE Honey, rubber, ammonia, cheese, skunk, fungus
FLAVORS Earthy, citrus, fruity, sweet undertones
MEDICAL stress – 10
pain – 8
depression – 7
lack of appetite – 6
insomnia – 5
CBD % 1%
INDICA / SATIVA % 40% / 60%
INDOOR YIELD 18oz / m2
OUTDOOR YIELD 21oz / plant
CLIMATE warm, cold, dry

* 10 is the highest
* 1 is the lowest


The general strength of the Super Skunks effects often varies in individuals. This strain is famous for being a powerful stress-reliever, inducing a feeling of deep relaxation and a calm, euphoric high – a great way to alleviate day to day anxieties and insomnia.

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Super Skunk delivers a bold body-high due to the strain being indica-dominant, but keeps you focused and in tune with your surroundings. The underlying prominent sativa presence creates a clear-headed high. This allows you to focus and think straight while feeling a heavy sense of unwinding.

Super Skunk bud
Super Skunk bud

Super Skunk is also in demand for causing a profound state of elation, often causing the smoker to laugh uncontrollably – but also while enjoying an increased sociability and light-hearted talkativeness.


Super Skunk is distinguishable by its potent, fragrant whiff, which it inherited from its undeniably ardent roots and heritage. It has earned the name “skunk” as a homage to the ammonia-like scent of the animal.

While others claim that it smells more like a bold cheese or woodland fungus, it also carries a hint of a pleasantly sweet, yet pungent aroma, having been compared to a certain “white cheddar popcorn” smell”.


When it comes to flavors, contrary to what its scent predicts, the taste of Super Skunk is surprisingly fruity and sweet. Super Skunk also carries a mix of earthy and citrus notes, all still while maintaining the famous “skunkiness” it is known and loved for.

Super Skunk plant
Super Skunk plant

Sticking to its reputation for being “cheesy” in smell, the strain offers up a unique blend in flavor, staying within the savory side of flavors with a hint of a tangy aftertaste.

Adverse reactions

Due to its body-heavy effect, Super Skunk can cause some adverse effects such as dry mouth and blood-shot eyes, and in more extreme cases, mild paranoia and transient hallucinations.

Nervousness and anxiety has also been observed in some cases, due to its “clear head” effects, patients may become confused by the slowing down effect Super Skunk may have on their bodies, while their minds and thoughts stay switched on.

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Another unpopular side effect is that Super Skunk can cause the “munchies”, leading to a strong surge in appetite and the absence of the feeling of fullness. This, however,  is purely a matter of perspective, given that Super Skunk is also used to treat patients who suffer from a lack of appetite.


With what conditions does it work?
Because of its strong relaxing characteristics, Super Skunk has proven to medically benefit patients who suffer from high levels of stress and body pain caused by the inability to physically unwind.

Patients who suffer from insomnia, depression and anxiety are known to benefit from the use of Super Skunk. This makes itself the perfect alternative to synthetic prescription medication, which can cause an array of side effects.

Harvest time super skunk
Great harvest

Cancer patients, especially those who are being treated with chemotherapy, often suffer from a lack of appetite, causing extreme and often dangerous weight-loss in many cases. These patients have been successfully treated with Super Skunk to reverse their weight-loss by eliminating the nausea caused by the radiation and encouraging them to consume their meals as normal. For those who have to endure painful headaches, migraines and cramps, Super Skunk has helped eliminate symptoms and aches.

It has also been credited for its ability to lessen their feelings of stress – which can often be the underlying cause of these issues to begin with. Another breakthrough in the use of medical marijuana, which is especially poignant with the use of Super Skunk, is that it is known to aid in the treatment of seizures, for which we have to thank its above average THC levels, which is at a whopping 20%, with its complementing CBD levels at 2.4%.


Popular not only to users, but also growers – Super Skunk is a relatively easy strain to grow, even for the amateur growers. It is a super strain also because it can withstand many environmental conditions, making it a real breeze to manage, without the fear of infestations.

Flowering time

When growing Super Skunk indoors, an above average yield can be anticipated, with the strain growing a rough estimate of 18 ounces per square meter, with its average flowering time ranging between 8 and 9 weeks.

cash crop super skunk
Cash crop!

This strain, when grown outdoors, is ready to be harvested in September to October, with yields estimated to be around an average of just over 21 ounces per plant.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own super skunk? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.


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  1. By How To Grow Super Skunk Indoors |

    ,17 Mar 2014
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  2. By bill wakeham

    ,06 Oct 2014
    The speed and service I received with this company is unlike any other seed provider out there. I have bought seeds from the biggest seed company’s out there and have not only dealt with headache and plain out crappy customer […]Read More
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  3. By Travis

    ,24 Nov 2016
    I just ordered 3 super skunk auto seeds from this company and got them right away and germinated over night so far I bet these are gonna be great!
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    1. By Roy ILGM

      ,28 Nov 2016
      Happy growing Travis!
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      ,01 Oct 2017
      I have just one SUPER SKUNK growing outdoors. It is a clone that I cut myself. This is the first time I have grown SS outside, as I usually grow indoors. The difference between indoor and outdoor is, shall we […]Read More
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  4. By Brooke

    ,20 Feb 2017
    Awesome. Truly. Easy and quick to grow. Mr Bergman, thank you!
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  5. By Carl F.

    ,21 Feb 2017
    I’m a first time grower and I will tell you…Robert and ILGM are the real deal. Got me seeds fast (ten fem super skunk) and I germinated three to start. ALL of them cracked over night with strong healthy tails! […]Read More
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    1. By Roy ILGM

      ,21 Feb 2017
      Awesome Carl! May your bud be supreme 😀
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  6. By RogueChip

    ,19 Aug 2017
    I grew this indoors this strain this spring. GREAT buzz. Doesn’t take much (one or two draws off the vaporizer) and I’m good to go – full of energy, happy, productive. Very easy strain to grow but if you’re going […]Read More
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  7. By Joejak101

    ,05 Oct 2017
    Super Skunk grown under 400 or more LED’s make for a fast turn around on these beauti’s. For my PTSD, Anxieies and more this strain has been my choice over pain pills of which yes my body has had many […]Read More
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  8. By Matt

    ,25 Jan 2018
    I have been growing for about a year and half. I’m in my seventh grow.I have only used ILGM. Seeds ordered have never taking more then 12 days to recieve. Also, and I believe most importantly, all germination problems were […]Read More
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  9. By Roscoe

    ,05 Feb 2018
    Still waiting on delivery my friend. Usually can take reg turn into Roscoe can’t wait to see wat I createl with super skunk
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  10. By Josh

    ,01 Apr 2018
    LOVE growing SS!! Crossed it with lemon skunk several cycles ago, stabilized my favorite pheno and got a real winner.
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  11. By Aaron

    ,30 May 2018
    Ordered 5 seeds planted one as an experiment and 7 days in and she’s looking good I’m only using a 125w cfl with a wing reflector. All in all I’d say that it was worth it!
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  12. By Cliff

    ,18 Jul 2018
    Well I have had hell the whole time trying to grow this strain outdoors in ms pm has been a prob from the start I have tried keeping them thinned as to get air flow through them but it is […]Read More
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    1. By robert

      ,06 Sep 2018
      hey man no worries.started with five 4 super skunk and 1 afghan.afghan got bud rot harvested early. 2 super skunk got it just a lil.cut it off them and there doing great!i used a product called rot stop. it gives […]Read More
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  13. By darren clements

    ,25 Jul 2018
    got2 growing now, out of 5 that nature claimed….almost 6 feet tall…hoping they do well here in the ozarks!
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