Northern Skunk is an indica-dominant hybrid cannabis strain that emits a skunky scent with undertones of fresh soil. Its taste is both minty and earthy. When ready for harvest, its buds are dark green with slight violet tones.
The average THC level of Northern Skunk is around 14%. Its high is known to relax the consumer from head to toe with a tingly sensation, uplift the spirits, and reduce most stress-inducing symptoms. Reviewers enjoy Northern Skunk’s ability to relieve migraines and ridding of fatigue. This strain does not normally cause the consumer to lose either focus or creativity, making it a great strain for use throughout the day. It’s been used extensively in the medical field for its effects.
Negative side-effects are extremely rare when consuming this strain, with cottonmouth being the only main complaint along with dry eyes.
Northern Skunk’s average flowering time is between eight and nine weeks.
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The parent strains of Northern Skunk are a combination of the indica Northern Lights and the indica Super Skunk with some claiming it also contains additional Afghan genes.