Island Sweet Skunk Strain
- Dry Eyes
- Dry Mouth
Island Sweet Skunk (sometimes known as Sweet Island Skunk) is a Sativa marijuana strain made by crossing Sweet Pink Grapefruit with Skunk #1. It emerged from the scene in the mid-2000s, gaining its popularity in California, where growers cultivated it in the San Diego area before spreading to other states and Canada.
Island Sweet Skunk has an energetic and uplifting high that is often enjoyed for the medicinal properties of the strain. The main effects include increased creativity, euphoria, and energy alongside a positive outlook. It can also help treat pain and depression and provide relief from anxiety disorders such as social anxiety or PTSD.
The common effects of this strain include dry mouth and red eyes while under the influence of cannabis. It offers up to 12-16% THC and 10% CBD on average. This strain often offers a sweet grapefruit flavor with a skunky undertone.
Growing this strain is ideal for outdoor cultivation or indoor hydroponics. It can take up to 6 to 8 weeks to flower, although some strains can take slightly longer or shorter. This strain is best kept dry for optimal yields and can reach a height of between 3 and 5 feet. The smell of this strain is sweet, skunky, and dank, with both an earthy pine scent and hints of citrus.