ISLAND SWEET SKUNK
This heady skunk is a US original, grown for decades on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. With top THC levels of 19%, it’s a potent tool for treating low mood. Island Sweet Skunk smells and tastes exactly as its name implies: sweet and skunky. It also delivers aromatic hints of the tropics. This strain, which won a Canadian award at the High Times Cannabis Cup, is a sativa-dominant hybrid of original Skunk 1 a local California strain known as Sweet Skunk, and an unknown sativa. The sativa/indica ratio is 80:20. This strain is useful in relieving anxiety, depression, nausea, and pain. It can also help with nerve pain, migraines, arthritis, and GI disorders. Dry mouth is very common, but other adverse effects are limited. This strain is most popular in its home territory, British Columbia and Ontario, along with Colorado and also the Pacific Northwest.
ISLAND SWEET SKUNK HISTORY
Island Sweet Skunk is a sativa marijuana strain made by crossing Sweet Pink Grapefruit with Skunk #1. This strain is often enjoyed for its energetic and uplifting effects. Growers say Island Sweet Skunk has a flowering time of 7-8 weeks. This strain comes in buds that are green with bright yellow and orange hairs.
The sweet, spicy taste of the ISS is amazing and also very special. It fills your lungs and expands rapidly, tingling the sinuse and reddening the eyes. The high is intense and very sedating. Keep these buds in a smell proof place, or cans and also its one of the strongest smelling and heaviest hitting strains in the Next Generation arsenal. A pleasure to grow and smoke.
The flavor is most easily described as “sweet skunk,” where tropical fruit flavors take the lead and also often the fruity aroma is likened to grapefruit.