Shiva Skunk Automatic: An Improvement to Incredible Genetics
Shiva Skunk Automatic parent strain Shiva Skunk was released back in 1987 and quickly became a household strain among cannabis users. The parent was a combination of very powerful and well-known genetics that made her a marvel to have in your collection. The breeders at Sensi Seeds took the parent strains Northern Lights #5 and Skunk #1 and added top-notch ruderalis genetics to the mix. The product was a better performing all-rounder with 80% Indica genetics.
Smoke Report/Effects of Shiva Skunk Automatic
With 80% Indica genetics, Shiva Skunk Automatic will deliver a typical Indica high that will feature aspects of cerebral high thanks to the Sativa genetics in the strain. The high can be summarised as an intense yet mellow high that will start with an exceptional body high. The smoke works fast to deliver a deeply relaxing body high that feels warm like a blanket thrown over you.
The body high is complemented by a heady high that inspires deep thoughts. In some instances, users have reported feeling enthusiastic and sometimes falling into deep laughter. The strain is perfect for medical marijuana users dealing with physical pain and anxiety. The body high alleviates the pain while the cerebral high gives the mood boost to deal with anxiety. It is a perfect evening strain with which to cool down after a long day.
Appearance, Aroma and Flavours of Shiva Skunk Automatic
Shiva Skunk grows short and compact. It will have a skunky appearance, with the leaves being elongated, narrow and dark. It will develop densely packed buds that will adorn a unique green/silver colour. It will also feature a heavy presence of resins.
The plant will give a musky aroma of skunk in the grow room or field with a pleasant citrus smell. The scent becomes earthy when the buds are cured and dried. The earthiness becomes more prominent when the buds are lit and will feature fresh lemon flavours.
Grow Report of Shiva Skunk Automatic
As an auto-flowering strain, Shiva Skunk Automatic is a perfect choice for beginners. It is a low maintenance plant that will not compromise the harvest. It can do well indoors and outdoors in different conditions including cooler, wetter summers. Expect higher yields if you employ cultivation techniques such as ScroG and SoG.
What to expect:
- Final Heights of 90 to 140 cm
- Medium yields indoors and outdoors
- Flowering duration of 9 to 10 weeks
Shiva Skunk Automatic is the ideal strain for novice growers venturing into Skunk varieties.