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The Sour Skittles strain or Sour Skittles 20 is named after one of the most popular candy products on the planet. The cannabis community seems to love the flavor of Skittles whether it is flower that tastes like it or they purchase THC Skittles. The sweet taste is just something that really hits the spot when you have a bad case of the munchies. 

Sour Skittles might be a strain that you find that makes you more sociable. Enjoying this strain with a group of friends can lead to fun and insightful conversations. Below will investigate all you’ll need to know about the Sour Skittles weed strain

Sour Skittles Marijuana Strain Genetics

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Is Sour Skittles an Indica or Sativa?

Sour Skittles is a 70/30 Sativa-dominant hybrid of Sour Diesel and Bubble Gum. You will be quite happy with the high and unaware of a lot that is going on. The strain simply allows you to enjoy the high with a lifted feeling. 

Sour Diesel can be used to help you get through your chores or a long day at work. With up to 26 percent THC, the strain should likely be reserved for those that smoke frequently. The diesel flavor and smell have both become favorites in the marijuana community. 

Bubble Gum has the taste of berries and cream. The strain sports up to 20 percent THC but has been measured as low as 13 percent. You might feel a wave of motivation to be creative after smoking this energizing strain. 

Strains can differ so much in the high that they give a consumer and the relief they provide. Cannabis is truly a versatile plant as it can help you get motivated to stay active or can allow you to relax at the end of the day.  

Sour Skittles Strain Yield

Sour Skittles can be grown indoors or outdoors while providing a healthy harvest. Indoors you can expect around 12 to 14 ounces per plant. Outdoors you can expect up to 20 ounces per plant. 

The yield of each plant will depend on the quality of the genetics, the environment the plant was grown in, and the care of the grower. Some strains require far more work than others with trimming and training while others simply grow with enough light/water. 

Sour Skittles Strain Flowering Time

The flowering phase of Sour Skittles lasts 9 to 10 weeks. The buds are a deep green with amber hairs. The coating of amber trichomes makes this a strain you will want to try from its appearance. 

THC Content Of The Sour Skittles Pot Strain

Sour Skittles is pretty potent with around 16 to 20 percent THC. You might not want to wake and bake with this strain as it can leave you in a haze. Reserve this strain for a movie or video game night with friends as it is perfect for this situation. 

Flavor And Aroma Of The Sour Skittles Marijuana Strain

The flavor is going to be pretty sour with notes of candy and fruit. The aroma is of bubble gum and earth. The terpene profile is comprised of Limonene, Caryophyllene, and Humulene.

Humulene has a sweet taste yet a spicy flavor. The terpene can help relieve anxiety and can calm an individual. Jack Frost and Dragon Fruit are two strains that contain this terpene. 

Caryophyllene works directly with the endocannabinoid system to help reduce pain. The flavor is very distinguishable as it is relatively spicy. Gorilla Glue #4 and Sour Diesel both contain this terpene. 

Linalool has a floral aroma that can help relax a person. You can watch pain as well as anxiety melt away with this terp. Blue Dream is a famous strain that has a flavor of blueberries that contains this terpene. 

Price Of The Sour Skittles Strain 

Sour Skittles can be a great investment as you won’t be paying a premium price for it. You can expect an ounce to run you around $160 to $170. 1/8th of an oz. is going to cost $30 to $35. When you consider the potential potency, this can be a great strain to help stretch your dollar. 

Taxes can differ state by state along with prices differing from dispensary to dispensary. Shopping around is always wise as there could be some incredible deals to take advantage of. 

Sour Skittles Seeds

Finding Sour Skittles weed seeds is not going to be the most challenging thing you can do. You can find these online at seed banks but going this route can be a bit risky. Shipping weed seeds is federally illegal even though there are some seed banks that still send them.

Head to a local dispensary or ask one of the growers you know to keep an eye out. You want to acquire quality seeds in a way that avoids any legal risks. 

Medical Conditions This Strain Can Help 

Marijuana will continue to grow in popularity as a medical tool. The relief that some people have found from this plant and its compounds is astounding. Sour Skittles can help with the following medical conditions: 

  • ADD
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Mood Swings
  • Stress

The CBD content in Sour Skittles is not going to impress. This does not mean it cannot help medically but you likely have to supplement some CBD with your current intake. 

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Final Thoughts On The Sour Skittles Weed Strain

Sour Skittles is a strain that people need to try due to its taste and great effects. You should always try a strain before you make the decision to grow it. You don’t want to have a massive amount of a strain that you do not enjoy. 

Take the time to research this strain and its parent strains when it comes to growing. You might find features of both parents that you can help leverage to get the highest yield possible. 

There are so many different strains named after candy. What is your favorite? This author’s favorite is that of Sour Patch Kids.

Gavin Kushman. Cannabis strain writer in a cannabis garden
Gavin Kushman

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.

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