The Sweet Island Strain has been a favorite among cannabis connoisseurs for a long time now by both recreational and medical marijuana users who have sought out this strain mainly because of its unique flavor profile. Its earthy and skunky profile is sweet to the taste. Hints of tropical flavors also pervade the taste buds when this is consumed. This strain is also known for its mood-enhancing and energizing qualities. Typical of its Sativa heritage, this weed is more known for its psychoactive effects, but it too has the Indica related effects of relaxing the body. These are qualities that make Sweet Island a favorite among many consumers.

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What is Sweet Island Strain?

Sweet Island weed strains are also called Island Sweet skunk in some circles. It is also known as ISS by most recreational cannabis users. This is a Canadian original and has been growing in Vancouver in British Columbia for several decades now. Sweet Island Strain THC level has been measured at 19% while its CBD was measured at 0.1%. This strain’s Sativa to Indica ratio is 80% to 20%. This strain is very popular in its territory in British Columbia and Ontario, and its neighboring US states of the Pacific Northwest and Colorado. The Sweet Island genetics is said to be Skunk #1 and an unknown Sativa strain. This strain, typical of its Sativa heritage, is a great mood enhancer and energy booster, making it a useful strain in relieving nausea, depression, stress, and anxiety. Sweet Island Strain review on both its effects and flavor profile has been so positive that this weed has been widely embraced by the cannabis community and resulted in an award at the High Times Cannabis Cup.

Sweet Island Strain Growing Information

The Island Sweet skunk strain has short and very dense buds which are light greenish covered with orange hairs and trichomes. These plants grow to tall heights, sometimes reaching up to 3 meters in height making it a bit difficult to manage this indoors. They are also partial to warm and sunny conditions, thus making this a great weed to grow outdoors, if your climate has these qualities. Sweet Island marijuana strains are also notoriously known for their impressive yields which may exceed one kilo if proper conditions are optimized. This strain may be grown indoors or outdoors, just be sure to constantly prune the tops to limit its vertical growth inside. 

Sweet Island cannabis strains are quite easy to grow and could be grown indoors but due to their space and height requirements, it is recommended to cultivate this strain outdoors or in a greenhouse,  given you could provide them with a warm and sunny environment.

Growing information for Indoor

Sweet Island weed seeds when properly germinated will grow well in an indoor setting as long as subtropical climates are mimicked. One thing to consider though as mentioned earlier in space and height requirements of this particular strain of marijuana. One should be constantly pruning and cutting this plant to limit its growth in height otherwise it will reach the ceiling of your grow room. Indoors, flowering time is usually 7 to 8 weeks before it starts to flower, and expect the yield to be as high as 21 ounces per square meter of a plant.

Growing information for Outdoor

As long as you grow this plant with an outdoor climate of having sunny and warm temperatures, this plant will naturally thrive. The weed is exposed to its natural environment and can soak up all the sun and nutrients that nature can provide. This is quite a sturdy plant that is naturally resistant to pests and molds. Sweet Island Strain grow time has it flowering by late September to mid-October, just when the temperature starts to get cooler and there are longer nights than days. Expect a bountiful harvest from this strain if grown outdoors as yield could reach 39 ounces per plant. That is a harvest of over a kilo of fresh bud per plant!

Medical Benefits of Sweet Island Strain

The deep calming effect of the Sweet Island Strains makes it a perfect match to medicate both the body and mind. The Sweet Island Strain is very popular among medical cannabis patients suffering from ADHD, stress, anxiety, PTSD, and chronic pains. The cerebral effects brought about by this strain such as positive mood enhancement and energy boosts make it a perfect match to treat medical cannabis patients who feel they are in the doldrums. Usually, a patient suffering from depression and stress could not think and function well to go through their daily grind as they are burdened by a heavy feeling of negativity. Functionally they cannot be productive as they are deeply depressed and stressed out. The mood enhancement and energy-boosting characteristics of the ISS turn everything around, giving the patient confidence, and moods are positively enhanced. A happy feeling replaces the pessimistic outlook of the patient making it a great organic alternative to pharmaceutical medication. This usually daytime medicinal weed, with a THC content of 19% also relieves minor pains such as arthritis, headaches, and fatigue. Although it has potent THC content, this strain once consumed does not knock you out.

Sweet Island Strain Effects, Taste, and Aroma

Sweet Island Strain effects, typical of its Sativa- dominant traits give a major mood boost, energy-boosting qualities, and at the same time relaxes the whole body without making it drowsy. These are effects that can do well with people suffering from ADHD and PTSD. Their minds are mellowed down by its effects and help them focus on positive notes rather than dwell on stress-creating thoughts. This coupled with a mellow body relation will offer the user a complete and balance of relaxation for both the mind and body. Positive vibrations will fill the air when the user consumes this weed and any cynical or pessimistic thoughts will be washed away.

ISS has an exceptional aroma that can fill a room with fruity notes. Grapefruit mixed with skunk aroma may not sound like a good combination but trust us, they blend well with this strain. As for its Flavor, it has a very creamy smoke that remiss you of tropical fruits mixed with citrusy goodness. What this exceptional is that the taste will linger on your lips even after you have exhaled the smoke.

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Final Thoughts

The Sweet Island Strain is a popular Canadian creation that offers users an uplifted and energizing high. A Very popular strain in the Northern part of the US and Canada, this is sought after because of its flavor profile and Sative induced effects. Also known as a high-yielding plant, this makes the strain a favorite among cultivators looking for great yields. Also popular for the medicinal value it presents, the ISS is particularly known for its ability to treat and aid medical cannabis patients suffering from ADHD, PTSD, stress, and depression. By choosing Bulk Marijuana Seeds, you are assured that what you will always be getting is pure Sweet Island cannabis seeds of the highest quality, with high germination rates. Wholesale Sweet Island marijuana seeds are always available for you to enjoy!

Sweet Island Strain Profile

strain-genetics  Strain Genetics  Skunk #1 x unknown Sativa
strains-dominant  Strain Dominant  Sativa 80% Indica 20%
thc-content  THC Content  19%
cbd-content  CBD Content  0.10%
flowering-time  Flowering Time  7 to 8 weeks indoors and mid-October outdoors
flowering-type  Flowering Type  Photoperiod
strain-sex  Strain Sex  Feminized
yield  Yield  21 ounces per square meter indoors and 39 ounces per plant
taste-flavor  Taste / Flavor  Earthy, Woody, Pungent, Fruity, Sweet
effects  Effects  Happy, Creative, Uplifted, Energetic, Relaxed
may-relieve  May Relieve  Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Headaches
best-to-grow  Best to Grow  Indoor / Outdoor