A Deep Dive into Skittles Strain Seeds

Last updated on November 25th, 2020 at 01:13 pm

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The Skittles Strain Seeds belong to the hybrid category of strains. It is a very balanced hybrid with a ratio of 50% Indica and 50% Sativa. 

With a THC content of 18% to 22% THC, the THC content of The Skittles Strain Seeds is above average. The CBD content is considered pretty low at 0.2%.

The genetics of The Skittles Strain Seeds are obtained through the crossing of the Grape Ape strain with the Grapefruit strain. Both the Grape Ape strain and the Grapefruit strain are known for their sweet taste, berry overtones, and hints of fresh grapes.

The Skittles Strain Seeds are very rare. The seeds of the Skittles Strain are therefore more challenging to obtain, but certainly worth it!

Being such a balanced herb with moderately high THC content makes this herb suitable for many applications and usage scenarios. But what we liked the most about the Skittles Strain is the colorful and sweet flavors of the herb. Now we understand why they called it Skittles, it is like inhaling rainbows!

The whole experience of the Skittles Strain is very pleasant. Not only when consumed, but the high is too. This makes the Skittles Strain the perfect strain for everyday use. It gives a great, mellow high that puts a smile on your face without knocking you out. We enjoyed the Skittles Strain also a lot during the day and while working. The enhanced happiness, almost euphoric, and relaxing properties are what make the Skittles Strain Seeds a great all-day strain.

Medical cannabis users enjoy the Skittles Strain’s properties to help them fight mild depression, stress, fatigue, chronic pain, and lack of appetite.

The careful crossing of the Grape Ape strain with the Grapefruit strain resulted in a very balanced strain. This crossing perfected the complexity of the aroma and flavor, its sweetness is almost unrivaled in its kind.

The bouquet that the Skittles Strain Seeds delivers is very pungent. With overtones of sweet grapes, combined with earthy undertones. This combination makes it the perfect strain for sweet candy lovers.

As a bonus, the aesthetic qualities of the Skittles Strain plant are wonderful too, with colorful buds from green to purple. And on top of these gorgeous buds is a rich and fluffy blanket of juicy white trichome glands! 

The Skittles Strain Seeds are to be grown mainly outdoors. Even though it could be grown indoors too, growing indoors might significantly reduce the yield. So that is something to seriously consider.

When growing outdoors, you can expect the Skittles Strain plant to attain its peak flowering time within 7 to 8 weeks. The ideal climate for the Skittles Strain plant is a warm and dry outdoor climate.

The yield to be expected from this plant when growing outdoors is reported to be slightly above average, at around 482 grams per plant.

When growing indoors expect much less, around 385 g/m2 which is considerably under average.

The seeds from the Skittles Strain are sold in the feminized form, which facilitates the growing procedure. This makes it an excellent seed for beginning growers, not having to hassle with finding the right seeds. 

On top of this, the Skittles Strain is inherently resistant to mildew and common molds. This further facilitates the whole growing procedure for beginning growers, with less failure rates. Thanks to these qualities, this might be one of the easiest strains to grow that we encountered.

But keep in mind these seeds belong to the photoperiod kind of seed. This means you will need to know how to control the lightning periods properly. Just read a couple of articles about photoperiod seeds and how to control the lighting. You will see it is not too much of a deal once you are properly set up. You will find that the Skittles Strain Seeds are relatively easy to grow, just don’t overfeed them!

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Who Is It For?

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The Skittles Strain Seeds are the perfect choice for someone looking for a balanced herb that is easy to grow and delivers a well-equilibrated mellow high. Balanced is the keyword here, not weak

The Skittles Strain Seeds are the choice for the sweet-tooth among us that want an herb to be consumed all day, every day. 

Is This Strain Sativa Or Indica?

The Skittles Strain Seeds are a balanced hybrid, with a ratio of 50% Indica and 50% Sativa.

How Does The Skittles Strain Seeds Make You Feel?

The Skittles Strain gives a very uplifting high while not knocking you out. Besides getting a smile on your face, it will totally relax you too, without putting you asleep. Very balanced.

Flavor

The Skittles Strain has a delicious and sweet flavor, reminiscent of ripe grapes combined with earthy undertones. This makes for an above-average sweet palette.

Aroma 

The aroma of the Skittles Strain is very sweet and fills up the room instantly.

THC Content

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The THC content of the Skittles Strain is commonly rated from 18% to 22% THC. This is a slightly above average THC content.

CBD Content 

The CBD content on the other hand is very low at about 0.2% CBD. This low CBD content is in fact pretty common among THC dominant strains.

Medical Benefits?

The Medical Benefits of the Skittles Strain has been reported to help with:

  • Mild Depression 
  • Stress
  • Fatigue
  • Chronic Pain
  • Lack Of Appetite

Possible Side Effects?

Common side effects of the Skittles Strain are a dry mouth. Some reported also dry eyes and dizziness.

Growing Information

When growing outdoors, you can expect the Skittles Strain plant to attain its peak flowering time between 7 to 8 weeks. You can expect up to 482 grams per plant. 

The ideal climate for the Skittles Strain plant is a warm and dry outdoor climate. When growing indoors expect much less, at around 385 g/m2.

The seeds come in the pre-feminized kind, which makes it overall much easier. Also, the pant is resistant to mildew and common molds.

Just be aware of the Lightning Periods since the Skittles Strain Seeds are photoperiod seeds.

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