Chronic is a hybrid marijuana strain created in Canada in 1995 by crossing Northern Lights with Skunk and AK-47. This strain features a sweet honey flavor with an aroma of flower and spice.
Medical marijuana patients choose this strain to help relieve symptoms associated with stress and depression. It has an energizing, uplifting, and relaxing effect on users but also features mood-enhancing properties. These effects are reported to be even more powerful when smoked in combination with other strains.
Chronic has an average THC content of about 15%. Chronic is said to have a very high CBD content (in the neighborhood of 10%). The known side effects of this strain include dry mouth, dry eyes, and increased paranoia.
Growers say this strain can be grown outdoors but should be somewhat sheltered for protection. The aroma of this strain is similar to its taste. It features a sweet, earthy flavor with a hint of a pungent scent. The smoke is smooth and features an aftertaste that makes users want to come back for more.
The flowering time for this strain is around 63 days. It can be grown both indoors and outdoors. This can be difficult to grow, but some have had great results when growing this hybrid. Many growers say that when they grow Chronic, the buds are extremely dense and covered with THC crystals.