Blueberry Skunk is one of those strains you love or hate the smell. A cross between Blueberry and Skunk #1, this strain while providing a blueberry aroma, is overpowered by its skunk fragrance. Some say Blueberry Skunk is also crossed with Northern Lights as well. This heavy indica strain has an average THC and would be great for someone just beginning their marijuana journey and wants to take a nap.
Overview of Blueberry Skunk
Blueberry Skunk is heavy on the indica side reaching 80%. Its THC potency average is 20% with a CBD content of only .5%. The flower itself is a large, Christmas tree shaped bud with dark green leaves. Like most indica strains, the flower is dense, high in resin with rust-colored hairs and blue hues. This bud comes covered with a dusting of cream-colored crystals.
Created by Flying Dutchmen, Blueberry Skunk has both recreational and medical benefits. With Blueberry Skunk you are getting what the strain is named after. Its scent is the typical skunky smell with a hint of blueberry and soil. Its taste is mild but sweet, hashy, and, of course, skunky. It is pungent and great for evening activities.
Potential Positive Effects of Blueberry Skunk
Although Blueberry Skunk has an average THC potency, the high is still intense and long-lasting. Its high begins with a cerebral effect. One would feel uplifted and euphoric leaving them with laughter and hunger. This strain then focuses more on the body leaving a person relaxed. The effects of Blueberry Skunk become more sedative the higher the dosage. Best to use in the evening and before bed.
Potential Negative Effects of Blueberry Skunk
Some adverse effects that people have experienced include dry mouth and eyes, dizziness, anxiety, and paranoia.
The Lineage of Blueberry Skunk
Blueberry is the parent strain of dozens of strains, establishing the hybrid in legal and illegal cannabis markets across the world. The robust experience, beautiful aroma and deep blue appearance have stolen the hearts and minds of cannabis lovers everywhere. Blueberry is born of Afghani and Thai landrace strains. Blueberry has a THC potency of between 15% and 24%.
Blueberry grows well both indoors and outdoors. Plants grow to a medium height, can be bushy with lateral branches, and have medium to large calyxes. It takes Blueberry 45 to 55 days to flower indoors.
Skunk #1 is a senior strain well known for its relaxing capabilities. Created by Sacred Seed Company, who crossed, Afghan, Acapulco Gold, and Colombian Gold in the 1970s, this strain has been prevalent ever since. As a 65% indica dominant strain, its THC levels reach 19% with a CBD potency of 1%. The bud is slightly dense, pale green and covered with frosty crystals and orange hairs. It has parented many favorite strains and is still going.
Skunk #1 is grown both indoors and outdoors. Indoor growing takes about 8 to 9 weeks yielding 18oz per square meters. Outdoor plants need to be harvested by mid-October yielding 16oz per plant. The climate needs to be outdoor, warm, and sunny. Growing is easy, and this flower is resistant to common molds and more resistant to mildew.
Growing Blueberry Skunk
Blueberry Skunk is easy to grow in a Mediterranean climate with an average yield. Plants can grow both indoors and outdoors. It is resistant to pests, mildew, and molds, allowing for optimum results outdoors.
Indoor growing takes nine to ten weeks. It yields 12 to 14 ounces per square meters. Plants grown outdoors must be harvested by early to mid-October producing 14 or more ounces per plant. The plants could grow as high as 4.5 feet.