Much like the name suggests, Skywalker OG is a strain of cannabis that will take you to another galaxy. This indica-dominant hybrid delivers a super mellow high like some of the more popular strains on the market. It will leave you floating on clouds, completely relaxed and happy. The euphoria is so calming that it’s just right for both veterans and newbie smokers.
Named after the famed Star Wars character, Luke Skywalker, this cannabis strain is named appropriately. This potent plant is a result of merging two legendary strains, Skywalker and OG Kush. You’ll experience a great euphoria along with good vibrations.
Origin of Skywalker OG
Skywalker OG, which is sometimes referred to as “galaxy” due to the effect it has after use, is a potent indica dominant hybrid strain that will take its user to a galaxy many miles away. It is a cross of Skywalker and OG Kush. Its strain’s composition is 80% indica and 20% sativa, with 26% THC and low CBD.
There are rumors that this marijuana strain may have derived from various others mixed with OG Kush. However, no matter where it actually derived from, experts and users all agree that it is the most potent OG strain of medical cannabis on the market today. This is because its THC levels can be as high as 20%. What a powerful punch to pack!
The strain is extremely popular on the West Coast in cities such as Los Angeles, Seattle, San Diego, San Francisco and Portland. You’ll also easily find this strain in Detroit, Denver, Phoenix and Las Vegas. That’s just in the United States. The galaxy weed, Skywalker OG, is easily accessible across the globe.
Taste and Aroma of Skywalker OG
Skywalker OG gives off the aroma of fresh earth right after a heavy rain. Its herbal aroma is described by users as dank, yet inviting and soothing. You’ll also smell and hint of spicy sweetness, and pungent fruitiness. This is not a hit it and quit it weed. The aroma of this strain overpowers the room long after you’re done smoking.
In terms of flavor, this strain has a taste of strong earthiness. You’ll be reminded of the pungent aroma of fresh pine cones. On exhale, prepare yourself for the sweet-spicy blend of earthy flavors and fruity undertones. You may also detect a hint of delicious citrus.
Effects ofSkywalker OG Strain
Skywalker OG strain makes you feel relaxed and happy with a warm fuzziness enveloping your body. It instantly instills a lovely euphoric effect. It’s a hybrid, so you’ll feel it throughout your body, but its high indica content has the tendency to make you feel sleepy. So beware the couch lock as you space travel.
Skywalker OG is not a mild strain. It can leave you in a trance and make you observe your surroundings at will. You will likely move into a very powerful mind-altering visual high mood that will simply blow you away.
For amateurs, this strain’s smoke can leave you coughing. Skywalker OG is also associated with a dry throat after use. The dehydration effect is a major setback of this strain. These symptoms are clearly evident in a cottonmouth and dry eyes which may become itchy at times. Drinking lots of liquids during and after smoking will help with these issues. Veteran users of the Skywalker OG may also experience mild anxiety possibly accompanied with mild feelings of dizziness.
Medical Uses of Skywalker OG
The medical cannabis community widely uses Skywalker OG for many good reasons. One reason is that it helps users deal with symptoms of stress. It is also a pain-reliever with the ability to soothe an array of aches and pains.
Here are some of the medicinal benefits of Skywalker OG:
- Helps with muscle spasms
- Relaxing way to cope with stress, depression, and anxiety
- Effectively treats restlessness and insomnia
- Causes munchies, making it practical for treating loss of appetite and chronic nausea
- It’s also a powerful pain reliever that is known to help with:
- Joint pains
Skywalker OG is a natural painkiller. It is useful in relieving pain – especially back and joint pain as well as muscle spasms. Women undergoing abdominal pains (cramps) may use this strain for immediate relief.
Cancer patients are likely to lose their appetite after treatment due to the side effect from chemicals used during chemotherapy. These same chemicals can cause severe nausea. This strain restores the appetite instantly and helps ease nausea.
If you are depressed, then Skywalker OG will make you smile and fill you with happiness. Your body will feel warm and fuzzy, and you’ll probably be grinning. Skywalker OG is a powerful tranquilizer that cures insomnia for good.
Growing Skywalker OG
Skywalker OG is not for beginners, but it’s not terribly difficult to grow. It grows rather bushy, so you’ll need to top it in order to achieve vibrant growth. You’ll also need to plan for adequate space, as it will appreciate complete exposure to sunlight. It is a good idea to use compost tea as a foliar sprayer to help prevent powdery mildew from developing.
Skywalker OG can be grown indoors or outdoors. However, it does best when grown outdoors in a sunny climate because it prefers a lot of sunlight, warmth, and space. It does poorest under high humidity. Under such warm conditions, this strain will have a generous yield of 28 ounces of usable cannabis per plant when cultivated outdoors. Expect to harvest sometime in October.
When grown indoors it requires lots of effort and maintenance. It flourishes best between 68-80 degrees Fahrenheit, taking about 9-10 weeks to flower. Yields for indoor cultivators are about 16 ounces of usable bud per square meter.