Sweet Island Skunk
Sweet Island Skunk is alternatively known as Island Sweet Skunk or ISS. It made the High Times top cannabis strains of all time in 2010. It was first bred by Federation Seeds and is a 70/30 hybrid in favor of Sativa. It is a mix between Skunk #1 and an unknown Sativa. The effects start off with a cerebral high which slowly fades to a full body buzz. Sweet Island Skunk gives tall, high yielding plants and has a fruity aroma that is often likened to grapefruit. Some vary of Sweet Island Skunk have an increased CBD content. Buds often have bright yellow and orange hairs. The effects of Sweet Island Skunk are most often described as happy and uplifting. It is a useful strain for focus and activity. The taste is described as sweet and sugary with some skunk undertones. It is a beautiful and smooth smoke. Sweet Island Skunk has a high THC count in the range of 17-22%.
Why do Patients Use Sweet Island Skunk?
Sweet Island Skunk has various strains with a higher CBD content. As such, it is a strain with a variety of medical uses. It is an extremely calming medication for both the body and the mind and is often described for patients suffering from stomach issues, PTSD, depression, anxiety, stress, arthritis, and migraines. It is good for giving focus and energy as well as creativity increases. The perfect strain for daytime use as it will not result in much sleepiness or couchlock and gives users an increase in energy. Possibly not the best strain for those who are suffering from chronic pain or insomnia. The higher CBD content strains may have specific applications for specific patients.
Medical Uses of Sweet Island Skunk
Side-Effects of Sweet Island Skunk
Information about Sweet Island Skunk
70% Sativa 30% Indica
Skunk #1 and an unknown Sativa strain.
Sweet Island Skunk has a rating of 8.8 on the stoned meter.
Average THC levels are between 17-20%.
Approximately 8-10 weeks depending on the method used.
Ideal Growing Method
Grows well in Screen of Green setup, but preferably outdoors due to size.
Sweet Island Skunk generates a moderate yield.
Sweet Island Skunk is easier to grow than other Sativas. Suitable for novices.
Plants may need to be supported during the flowering period.