Swift and Dependable Critical Mass
Swift as an autoflower but with all the advantages of a photoperiod, Critical Fast Version takes the overwhelmingly popular Critical Mass genetics and delivers a well-received upgrade.
This hybrid still boasts the best of her Afghani landrace lineage combined with the awesomely pungent and potent power of the infamous Skunk #1, but with the ability to harvest at least one week earlier than your standard feminized or regular variety.
Don’t mistake Critical Fast Version, though - this strain is as photoperiod as they come, you won’t find any Ruderalis genes at play here, and therefore, there’s no risk of losing any of the shine that made you fall in love with Critical in the first place.
Enormous and resin-coated buds, bountiful yields, high THC and a super satisfying Indica kick are as present in this pot powerhouse, along with those deliciously citric and skunky notes, as they always were.
The only difference is, with Critical Fast Version, your Critical Mass crop will race to the finish that much quicker than any other photoperiod alternative.
Critical has always been a favored cash crop among commercial cultivators thanks to her propensity for staggering, branch-breaking and incredibly satisfying output, and this fast version just amplifies the entire package all over - without ever compromising on the strain’s formidable genetic integrity.
Flavor and Fragrance of Critical Fast Version
With Critical Fast Version, we’re looking at the same sublime mix of myrcene, caryophyllene and limonene terpenes that you’ve come to expect from Critical Mass, serving up a delicious profile that’s as pleasing on the tongue as to the nose.
The herbal, peppery and citric notes here are underscored by the unmistakable touch of Skunk which all translates to a wonderfully sweet and sour, chemically citric hit, accented by hints of pine and zesty lemons.
This is the kind of flavor and aroma profile it’s hard to imagine anyone not feeling exceptionally satisfied by - as pleasing to every sense as the last and downright moreish beyond the telling of it.
With Critical Fast Version, you’re again looking at the same excellent experiences that have made Critical Mass such a superstar among recreational audiences for years.
This hybrid hits you as swift as you’d expect from a strain designed to be faster than Sonic the Hedgehog. With an average of 19% THC, Critical Fast Version makes her presence known with a notable cerebral uplift capable of clearing the mind and seeing through the fading fog of any stress or worries.
It’s entirely possible that you’ll feel a sense of focus, feel the path to inspiration laid out before you and those creative juices bubbling up within, but hold on to your hats here friends, because this ride’s about to get sedated.
Before you know it, the tingling influence of this strain has swept through every inch of you, compelling you to the couch and muting all but the most tenacious of desires to do anything. You’ll likely find yourself more inclined towards a Netflix and chong session than any actual creative pursuits, though this can be largely dependant on your THC tolerance.
Still, it’s certainly best to consume this cannabis in the afternoon or evening as leaden limb syndrome is absolutely on the cards with Critical Fast Version.
Of course, these highs can bring on the most insightful, innovative and philosophical thoughts and conversations, which can be just the ticket for creative types seeking their marijuana muse (as long as you have some way to effectively record those weedy Eureka moments for when you’re not too chilled out to act on them).
Munchies are not uncommon, and, as you’d expect with such powerful sedative properties, deep and rejuvenating sleep is waiting at the end of this high.
Medical Uses of Critical Fast Version
With Cannabidiol (CBD) levels under 1%, many medical users might write off Critical Fast Version as a viable option - certainly considering the strain’s potent 19% average THC content. However, for those able to handle the psychoactive nature of high THC strains, these buds have a world of therapeutic benefits in store.
The instant cerebral uplift is a medicinal dream capable of overcoming stress, anxiety, depression and even cases of PTSD, clearing the mind and allowing many users to cut to the root of their mental maladies, find the path to progress, healing and a happier tomorrow.
More than a dab hand with anxiolytic and anti-depressant properties, Critical Fast Version is also a potent analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent - one certain to have a significant influence on everything from mild aches to severe or chronic pains.
Patients suffering from a loss of appetite or insomnia might also find the relief they’ve been searching for with these buds.
Of course, this is all dependant on your tolerance to THC. If you have no interest in the psychoactive nature of weed (or can’t be convinced otherwise), then this might not be the marijuana medicine for you. Most experts agree that THC plays a crucial role in the therapeutic value of cannabis, however - don’t just go looking for CBD in hopes of a miracle, you need a balance of cannabinoids and terpenes for the best ganja treatment.
As with all high THC strains, consume with care. If you want to avoid potential dizziness, dry mouth or red eyes, stay hydrated throughout.
Growing Critical Fast Version Seeds
Critical Mass is an interesting specimen when it comes to growing - though the plants have an inherent susceptibility to mold and a habit of struggling under their own weight, the strain nonetheless remains one often suggested to novice cultivators, presenting enough challenge the help you develop those green thumbs while still seeing a successful and sizable harvest.
With Critical Fast Version, that newbie-friendly label just got a little bigger. While you’ll still have the same cultivation challenges ahead of you, these plants race through their growth cycle that bit faster than the original, meaning less time devoted to TLC from you.
These beans are also feminized to add further peace of mind to the grower, removing much of the likelihood of male plants from the mix. Keep in mind, however, you’re always better off sexing your marijuana plants in the pre-flower stage just to be safe.
The key to success with any Critical Mass crop (this fast version included) is preparation. These plants experience exponential growth and are going to develop such massive buds and numerous budding sites that they’ll need added support from you in the form of stakes or trellises otherwise their branches might break.
Due to the Indica dominance of these beauties, Critical Fast Version plants rarely reach much taller than 1 meter at most and come with a naturally robust resilience to disease or pests. However, they also end up more susceptible to mold or bud rot due to excessive moisture build-up if you’re not careful.
Avoid this with an adequate indoor cultivation setup where you have full control over the temperature and humidity and that’s your other main worry effectively neutralized when growing Critical Fast Version.
For those after the speediest harvest possible, opt for a Sea of Green (SOG) setup with a hydroponic cultivation medium and you’re certain to be harvesting your crop faster than you ever thought possible.
Indoors is definitely the way to go with this hybrid, where, after as few as 6 weeks you can expect yields of between 500 and 600 grams per meter squared. Outdoors, even in optimal climates with abundant warmth and light, you’re looking at between 100 and 500 grams per plant.
Everything you love about Critical Mass but in a faster (and non-autoflowering) variety.
Critical Fast Version does her family proud, paying homage to every parent strain from the original Critical to Big Bud, Skunk #1 and the Afghani landrace.
This is your quintessential cash crop - an Indica-dominant specimen capable of super-swift growing cycles with wildly abundant yields of potent and highly desirable nugs. Novice growers will find an acceptable challenge with these feminized seeds, and commercial cultivators are in for the treat of a lifetime.
|Variety||Indica / Sativa|
|Flowering Time||6-8 Weeks|
|THC Content||High (15-20%)|
|CBD Content||Low (0-1%)|