A Legend Born of Legends
We have no hesitation in referring to Skunk #1 Feminized as one of the most iconic strains in the cannabis community, and it’s no wonder when you take a moment to look at her traits.
A true all-rounder, this weed has been used as a parent strain for a whole host of hybrid strains that have gone on to be almost as famous as the lady herself. Given her assortment of coveted flavors, effects, medicinal uses and grow traits, it’s really no surprise.
Boasting the most easily recognized weed aroma out there, Skunk #1 Fem also boasts immense and intense calming effects courtesy of her Indica heritage and a serious head high from her 35% Sativa side.
A strain best saved for evenings and weekends, this herb will calm and relax even seasoned smokers into a sense of deep physical relaxation that soothes stress and eases aches and pains in the muscles. One of the reasons she’s well loved by medicinal tokers.
Though Indica-dominant, that’s not to say this weed won’t work on the mind as well, as she uplifts outlook to a happier place to boost your mood while your body unwinds - making her a great option for combatting stress and anxiety.
Known not just for her pungent stink but for her heavy yields, Skunk #1 is hardy and ideal for novice growers, with feminized seeds that halve the work and mature into glistening, trichome laden gold and green beauties.
Flavor and Fragrance of Skunk #1 Feminized
Love it or hate it, Skunk #1 Feminized has what may well be the most well-known aroma in the marijuana community. Hell, even those who don’t toke can probably recognize this scent with ease!
Strong and dank, this pot is pungent, skunky and boasts ever-so-subtle notes of sweet citrus. Upon lighting up, this captivating scent develops to new levels, leaving a sweet and honey-like note in the mouth.
Even the most seasoned smokers will find this Indica-heavy hybrid is capable of inducing an intense relaxation with her incredibly dense nugs. Though she’s not a knockout strain, she’ll still leave you locked to the couch if you’re not careful with your doses.
Perfect for after work, evenings or weekends, Skunk #1 Fem will bring on wondrous feelings of euphoria within the first few tokes, soothing the body into a total state of calm that lifts away the tensions and stresses of the day. Though strong, this weed won’t cause you to blackout, rather allowing you to sit back and enjoy the ride.
Despite being a calming herb, Skunk #1 can still work her magic on the mind, and will induce a state of serious mental clarity that hones focus and boosts creativity as well as enlivening and invigorating the mind.
Still, like most types of pot, there’s the potential for unwanted side effects and discomforts. Dry, red and bloodshot eyes and cottonmouth are a regular occurrence but can be alleviated by drinking plenty of water. In higher doses, in those with a low tolerance for THC or in newbies, this cannabis can have unpleasant effects such as dizziness, paranoia or anxiety.
Medical Uses of Skunk #1 Feminized
Not only adored by recreational tokers, this herb is also highly sought after by those in the medicinal marijuana (MMJ) community who have heard of her reputation as a therapeutic strain. Skunk #1 Feminized is potent enough to provide comfort in addition to helping those with certain disorders to function normally. And as an all-natural alternative to OTC and prescribed medication, the side effects are minimal.
For patients struggling with mental health conditions, Skunk #1 induces feelings of calm and has an uplifting effect that can be utilized to aid with stress, anxiety, depression and PTSD, bringing on an improved and more positive outlook.
As an analgesic and antiinflammatory, this weed can help to combat chronic pain disorders and soothe and release tension from the muscles, making her ideal for those suffering from the likes of muscle spasms, migraines and arthritis.
Most strains of marijuana will induce serious hunger pangs in tokers, and Skunk #1 Fem is no different. The munchies effect of this ganja is a great option for those struggling with nausea and lack of appetite, as a side effect of chemotherapy or a symptom of eating disorders.
Growing Skunk #1 Feminized Seeds
Much like the stinky animal she’s named for, Skunk #1 Feminized is a toughie that can survive even in unpleasant and unfriendly conditions, making this hardy herb ideal for those new to cultivating cannabis looking to develop their skills.
As she grows, this ganja is a gorgeous and elegant strain in shades of pale green and gold, shimmering with resin. She can be reared indoors or in greenhouses, and requires the usual sort of environment for weed - good ventilation and humidity levels and temperatures of around 70° to 80°F. All of which goes to ensure that these plants are less susceptible to mold and mildew.
These seeds are already feminized, so the additional job of removing males from your batch in order to prevent pollination isn’t a worry, as the chances of males are less than 10%.
She flowers for between 9 and 10 weeks before being ready to harvest, and her yields will come in at around 1.47 to 6.3 ounces of buds per square foot.
Outdoor growers will find that this hardy hybrid thrives best in the warm, sunny climates of the Mediterranean. Skunk #1 Feminized needs to bask in the sunshine to really thrive, and this will help her to easily grow to her full potential. In the northern hemisphere, she can be harvested around the middle of October, which should help you to avoid frosts. Her yields are usually between 15.8 to 19.4 ounces per plant.
If you were asked to list the big-name stars of on the 420 scene, Skunk #1 would be right up there with the best of them. Tokers of varying levels of experience will find that this cannabis can clear the head and relax the body with pungent skunky citrus smoke.
Though readily available across the globe, why not grow your own stash with all-feminized seeds that are loved by growers for her hardy growth traits and hassle-free requirements. Any average grow room already has in place everything Skunk #1 Fem needs to flourish - and when mature, she’s a gorgeous and stinky specimen that yields incredibly well, so there’s little to lose.
|Awards||Cannabis Cup Winner|
|Variety||Indica / Sativa|
|Flowering Time||8-10 Weeks|
|THC Content||Medium (10-15%)|
|CBD Content||Low (0-1%)|