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Sour Grape x Grapefruit

Skittles Strain

Skittles is a rare cannabis strain. It is known for its burst of flavors, which remind smokers of "tasting the rainbow." Skittles is extremely difficult to find, but it is well worth the search. While Skittles is indica-dominant, this strain has surprisingly uplifting effects that are bound to please any consumer. While it typically tests around 12-18% THC, Skittles is endeared by all types of cannabis connoisseurs.


medicinal use Appetite


medicinal use Depression


medicinal use Pain



strain flavor Fruity

strain flavor Earthy


strain flavor Blueberry



strain effect Aroused


strain effect Creative


strain effect Focused


Overview of Skittles

Skittles not only appeals to the consumer's ears, but its burst of flavor is what keeps the smokers wanting more. Skittles is loved by smokers worldwide because of its fruity, sweet, and grape flavors, which come from its unique lineage. The flavors of this indica-dominant flower are not a common flavor profile for indica strains.

Skittles has even won first place in multiple cannabis events. It was awarded first place at the 2015 Cannabis Cup in San Francisco, and first place at the 2016 Emerald Cup. Skittles is definitely a well-sought-after cannabis strain!

Potential Positive Effects of Skittles

Skittles is a nicely balanced indica-dominant hybrid that has been found to have a very euphoric, relaxing, and uplifting effect. Smoke too much Skittles though and you just might get stuck on the couch. It's a good smoke to help unwind after work, go for a nice walk, do some household chores, or even recover from a workout.

Potential Effects of Skittles

This strain is great for marijuana patients who need relief from chronic pain, stress, muscle spasms, or even arthritis. Skittles does wonders for those suffering from depression. It's this wide range of benefits that help to make Skittles so popular amongst the cannabis communities.

Potential Negative Effects of Skittles

Like with any other strain out there, some consumers might experience negative effects. Skittles has caused some consumers to feel anxious or paranoid. The main negative effects are your usual dry mouth and red eyes.

Lineage of Skittles

Its flavorful lineage is a cross of Grape Ape x Grapefruit x an unknown strain that gives Skittles its popular combination of flavors. It is the combination of these unique strains and effects that truly make this strain special.

Growing Skittles

There's not much information on how difficult Skittles is to grow. Skittles genetics are tough for growers to come by, but from the little information out there, Skittles is said to have very high yields. Its usual flowering time is 56-63 days. If you ever come across Skittles clones or seeds, do not hesitate to get your hands on some!

Where to Find Skittles

Skittles is a tough strain to find currently. It's most abundant in states like California, Oregon, and Washington. Colorado does not usually have any Skittles, but it's always worth checking with your local dispensary!

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