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Green Crack strain might as well be dubbed the ultimate strain for 2020; and here is the ultimate review of this this strain.
If you have never tried this strain before, you should think about something that lights up your mind and fuels your inspiration the moment you take the first puff. It is a strain that will crack up your inhibitions and make you realize locked up potential that you never knew existed before.
Evidently, the name is controversial and has been linked to Snoop Dog and the lethal street drug. But it would surprise you to known that this strain is 100% natural and will not trigger excessive psychedelic effects.
If anything, with 17% THC, this strain is able to offer the uplifting and therapeutic benefits of the psychoactive component without being overwhelming. This is a good strain for daytime use when you are in dire need of a mental boost and need to have your creative juices flowing.
Green Crack Strain Genetics
Green Crack is a sativa dominant hybrid strain with 65% sativa and 35% indica. The exact lineage of this strain is unknown. However, it is believed that this strain has its roots in Skunk #1 which is a strong and pungent sativa strain. True to that, you can easily spot some Skunk characteristics in this strain.
There is also an indica leaning variety of Green Crack but it is not as popular and sought after as the sativa version.
Green Crack Aroma, Flavor, & Appearance
Green Crack strain has a characteristic appearance of sativa strains; loosely attached leaves that are slender and long. The buds are greenish yellow but may spot purple hues in colder climatic conditions. The pistils are a rusty red and reach out from in between the sticky buds that are heavily coated with dazzling crystals.
Upon inhalation the smoke will have a tarty taste which transforms to an earthy flavor. On exhalation the smoke leaves behind a spicy taste. Be aware that this is the kind of strain that will drain your salivary glands and make your tongue sticky. Rolling ice cubes in your mouth will keep foul- breath at bay.
How To Grow Green Crack
Green Crack is an easy strain to cultivate, even for beginners looking to experiment in their backyard. It is a strain that does well whether it is grown indoors or outdoors. Just make sure to keep humidity in check as it is prone to powdery mildew that could lead to significant losses.
Ideally, aim for 70-80 degree (Fahrenheit) range. Expect the plants to achieve a height of 4 feet when full mature. Outdoors the yield should be at least 20 ounces of potent buds per plant with an indoor target of 18 ounces per square meter. This is a fast flowering plant is finishes off in 8-9 weeks.
Green Crack Strain Effects
Green Crack strain has powerful sativa properties that often catches users by surprise. With a few hits you will begin to feel like your feet are lifting off the ground and you are being transported to outer space.
The energy boost that comes with this will help to accelerate your journey until finally you get to the most blissful destination of ultimate euphoria.
Some users will break into fits of laughter at this juncture while others will be rushing to the fridge to grab something to eat. For others, this is the cue to engage in self-introspection and analysis of pressing life issues.
When the high wears off, users will find that they descend down gradually as opposed to crashing down suddenly. Don’t overdo on this strain to avoid adverse effects such as greening- out.
Users have reported the following benefits after taking this strain:
Medical Uses of Green Crack
Green Crack has significant therapeutic potential that can be taken advantage of by patients. Starting with those who are unfocused or inattentive, this strain can be used to clear the mind and re-establish focus and concentration.
The mental buzz is great for addressing depressive tendencies and generally pulling users out of the doldrums. Taken in moderation, users have used this strain to fight anxiety and paranoia.
Being a high THC strain, Green Crack offers potent analgesic and anti-inflammatory benefits. This makes it ideal for combating chronic pain, arthritis, and other inflammatory conditions. Those with poor feeding due to chronic conditions have also used this strain to rave up the appetite. Taken in the evening, this strain may trigger deep slumber after the “racy” effects wear off.
The following medical conditions have been addressed by this strain:
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Poor appetite
- Chronic Pain
Possible Side Effects of Green Crack
This is a strain that is associated with “raciness” which might be a scary experience for new users. However, this effect is craved by seasoned users as it translates to increased focus and creativity. New users are encouraged to exercise moderation with this strain until they get used to the cerebral effects.
Like other strains that are high in THC, this strain will cause a dry mouth (cottonmouth) and dry eyes. Ice cubes or breath mints and plenty of water will solve this.
If you over-do on this strain then you will have a story to tell. Some users who have over indulged have experienced extreme paranoia, insomnia, restlessness, and dizziness. This can be a scary experience especially for new users. Should this happen to you do not panic. Find a quiet place to rest and take deep breaths as you wait for the effects to wear off.
Green Crack is a perfect strain for those who desire a mental boost that is uplifting and energizing. For those who want to experiment with a strong sativa this is the strain to get you there. Don’t try it if you are afraid of getting spacey and clear- headed.
And that is the ultimate review of Green Crack marijuana strain.
Gavin is a worldly adventurer and cannabis connoisseur, embarking on journeys that take him to the far corners of the globe to explore and document the varied effects, flavors, and histories of both renowned and lesser-known strains. From the misty high-altitude farms of the Hindu Kush highlands to the vibrant cannabis cafes of Amsterdam, Gavin's quest for knowledge spans continents. A recognized authority in the cannabis industry, he frequently lends his expertise to leading publications such as Cannabis Training University, where his captivating blog articles chronicle his unique experiences with different cannabis strains.