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Skunk #1 Marijuana Strain

Acapulco Gold
Colombian Gold
Skunk No. 1 has parented many hybrids since it's arrival in the 1970s. Though slightly indica-dominant, this strain provides a balanced experience complete with giggles and plenty of physical relaxation.

Skunk #1 has parented many hybrids since it's arrival in the 1970s. Though slightly Indica-dominant, this strain provides a balanced experience complete with giggles and plenty of physical relaxation.


Skunk #1 Experience

Skunk #1 is a hybrid that provides a backbone to many modern-day strains. For good reason, too. This is an extremely well-balanced Hybrid. You can expect a very pleasant head-high coupled with ample physical relaxation from this pungent flower. A cross between Acapulco Gold, Afghani, and Colombian Gold, the lineage of this strain takes you back to the glory days of the 1970s.

If anything, this strain is slightly Indica-dominant. Many marijuana fans prefer to save this strain for the evening when it's time to wind down after a stressful day. This happy Hybrid is also an excellent choice for social gatherings. Silly in nature, giggle fits are not uncommon after a few tastes of this herb. This strain's THC content tends to run moderate to high. On average, you can expect between 15 and 20% of the psychoactive in this strain.


Traits of Skunk #1 and Skunk #1 Seeds

Cannabis enthusiasts will know they've got a skunk from its potent, signature scent. A surprisingly pleasant musky sourness hits your nose first, yet a mindful marijuana consumer may notice hints of sweetness, citrus, and pine. When combusted, this strain reveals its strong earthy and woody tastes. Some marijuana fans will taste sweet and sour flavors that can cause some coughing. Cannabis consumers will notice the tightly packed buds this plant produces and also appreciate Skunk #1's quick flowering time, around 8 to 9 weeks.


Medical Benefits of Skunk #1

The balanced effects of Skunk #1 make it useful for a wide variety of medical conditions.

  • The Afghani heritage amps up the pain-fighting qualities of this strain

  • Muscle tension and general body aches melt away with a little skunk

  • An expansive and upbeat mental high eases depression and chronic stress

  • Some medical marijuana patients have even found it useful for inflammatory conditions like glaucoma, arthritis, and asthma





Flowering Period

54 to 61 days

Average Yield

High: up to 500 g/mindoors

Outdoor Harvest Date

Mid October

Average Height

Medium: 3 to 4 feet

Growing Tips

Skunk #1 was bred with indoor growth in mind. However, it's hardy enough to be put outdoors. This plant has fairly good mold and mildew resistance, which is good news for northern climates. If you plant outside, make sure this herb is in a location with plenty of sun and has access to nutrient-dense soil. Skunk #1 has a high calyx to leaf ratio, making it easy to trim. It's also known for producing dense, rounded buds. This plant will be most prone to mold and pathogens during the latter part of flowering.


Bainbridge Island, Washington
Battle Ground, Washington
Bellevue, Washington
Bothell, Washington
Spokane, Washington
Portland, Oregon
Las Vegas, Nevada
Berkeley, California
Bullhead City, Arizona
Barcelona, CT, Spain

Grow Difficulty


Food Pairing

Skunk #1 is known for it's musky, pungent aroma. Pair this strain with tropical fruits like mango, papaya, grapefruit, and oranges to play up some of the sweeter undertones.

May Help

Lack Of Appetite


Caryophyllene - Pepper
Humulene - Hops
Myrcene - Musk, mango

Negative Effect(s)

Dry Eyes
Dry Mouth
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