The sativa-dominant cannabis hybrid strain Lemon Skunk is known for its potent; powerful lemony taste and smell that has skunky undertones. Its buds often contain patches of yellow or golden oranges surrounded by medium-green leaves.
Lemon Skunk’s THC level averages between 14-15% and has been tested to be as high as 22%. Its high is known to induce cerebral activity, producing increased creativity lifting the spirits into a happy and energetic buzz. Many reviewers have described their high on Lemon Skunk as a state of introspection, invoking thoughts and increasing ingenuity. The indica aspects of the strain do tend to kick in after one to two hours, leaving the consumer slightly sleepy as the cerebral effects wear off.
Common ill side-effects are dry mouth and eyes like most strains, but it has been known to induce paranoia or anxiety if consumed unfittingly.
Lemon Skunk is a good choice of strain for breeders of all levels, needing anywhere from 55 to 65 days to flower.
Want to know the differences between Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid strains?
Its parent strains are both phenotypes of Skunk #1. It first blossomed under the care of DNA Genetics. Its mother plant originated in Las Vegas while the father plant stems from Holland.