Skunk # 1

Skunk #1

Skunk 1 Strain

This 65% Indica hybrid is a cross between Afghani, Mexican Acapulco Gold and Columbian Gold. As the name suggests the smell of Skunk 1 is not the most pleasant but it makes up for the odor in many other ways. Users can expect a pleasant and relaxing haze after consumption. Skunk 1 is also sometimes referred to as Skunk or Number 1 and has a moderate THC range between 14-19%. Skunk 1 is actually one of the oldest established commercial cannabis strains, going back all the way to the seventies. It is the parent of many of the more popular hybrids that are on the market today, including Lemon Skunk and Shiva Skunk. Because it is so old there are many variants of Skunk 1. The buds of Skunk 1 are a minty green color and are covered with green trichomes. Skunk 1 is very popular in Amsterdam but can also often be found in the US, mainly in Arizona and Colorado. The leaves of the Skunk 1 plant are huge and it has a short flowering time. To offset the smell, Skunk 1 actually has a very pleasant taste. Best for evening use, this is a strain that all cannabis connoisseurs must try.

Why do Patients Use Skunk 1?

Skunk 1 is an excellent remedy for chronic pain, anxiety, headaches and lack of appetite. Skunk 1 is ideal in the sense that it delivers a creative euphoric buzz initially which then fades away as the Indica effects kick in. Skunk 1 is a very popular strain of medical marijuana and small doses have been effective in treating pain, asthma, psychiatric symptoms, glaucoma, nausea, anorexia, autoimmune diseases and spasticity.

Medical Uses of Skunk 1

Chronic Pain
Autoimmune disorders

Side-Effects of Skunk 1

Dry Mouth
Dry Eyes

Information about Skunk 1


65% Indica 35% Sativa


Cross between Afghani, Mexican Acapulco Gold and Columbian Gold.

Stoned Meter

Skunk 1 has a rating of 8.6 on the stoned meter.

THC Level

Skunk 1 has a THC range between 15-19%


The original breeder was Sacred Seed Co. Many different breeders produce their own varieties now. Sensi Seeds are a popular current grower.

Flowering Time
Approximately 6-7 weeks

Ideal Growing Method

Does well in a Sea of Green setup.

Plant Height

Can grow larger than 6 feet


Skunk 1 has a large yield.

Growing Skills

Skunk 1 is an easy strain to grow suitable for novice growers. It is the perfect strain to start off with due to its strength.

Potential Problems

A solid and reliable strain of marijuana with no potential problems.

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