Skywalker OG Cannabis Strain (Everything You Need To Know)

Oct 08 , 2018

Skywalker OG Cannabis Strain (Everything You Need To Know)

Skywalker OG, also known as Skywalker OG Kush, is an indica-dominant hybrid (85% indica, 15% sativa) strain that hits home hard. Skywalker OG offers up a beautiful combination of couch-locked heaviness of the body with a euphoric cerebral high that fades to a peaceful sleepiness on the come down. Due to these potent side-effects, Skywalker OG may not be ideal for new cannabis consumers, but seasoned kush fans and those in need of serious pain relief should definitely put it on their list.

Background

In keeping with the murky past of most OG strains, the provenance of Skywalker OG genetics is hard to pin down. One variety, developed by Dutch Passion Seed Company, is said to be a cross of OG Kush and Skywalker (Blueberry X Mazar). However, many old school breeders maintain that the original Skywalker OG strain is actually a phenotype of OG Kush, selected for its sativa-dominant traits.

Wherever the faraway galaxy from which it comes, the deeply relaxing physical and mental effects of Skywalker OG leave the user in little doubt as to where they're going: Nowhere!

The initial aroma of spicy jet fuel gives way to a glorious, earthy, herbal aftertaste.

Skywalker OG Bud

 Skywalker OG Effects

The heavy sedative effects make Skywalker OG ideal for insomniacs and it's attractive terpene profile offers up hope for many in the fight against chronic pain. Many patients report relief from migraines and anxiety after using this strain.

The light, mental stimulation means that you'll still be able to concentrate on a film or book, but don't use too much – the tipping point between relaxed and sleepy makes Skywalker OG ideal on a lazy, rainy day.

Dry mouth and dry eyes are commonly reported side effects with the Skywalker OG strain, but these can be mitigated with some conscious self-care: drink water before, during and after use.

skywalker og thc levelphoto: @weedworld12v

Skywalker THC level

With Skywalker OG's THC content ranging from 18-30% those susceptible to THC-induced paranoia would do best to avoid this strain altogether or, at least, go easy with it.

 Skywalker OG General Effects

Skywalker OG Medicinal Effects

Skywalker OG Side Effects

Relaxed 100%

Stress Relief 100%

Dry Mouth 100%

Euphoric 90%

Depression Relief 100%

Dry Eyes 80%

Happy 85%

Pain Relief 100%

Dizzy 10%

Sleepy 50%

Insomnia  Relief100%

Anxiety 20%

Uplifted 45%

Fatigue Relief 0%

Paranoia 40%

 

Skywalker OG grow cannabis plantphoto: @123growwithme

Growing Guide

Skywalker OG is easy-moderate to grow both indoors and outdoors, and it will flower in 8-9 weeks. It is highly resistant to disease and yields around 6 oz. per square foot. Growing to around 60 in. on average, Skywalker OG lends itself well to indoor cultivation.

Skywalker og dank bud: 
photo: @jd_dankins

Skywalker seeds

These seeds are very hard to come by. You can currently by Skywalker seeds, but Skywalker OG itself is almost impossible to find. Your best bet is to look for it in the dispensaries in Cali, but even then you’d need to be astronomically lucky to actually get a seed inside your bud. This is the problem when not all

Grow Techniques

Skywalker OG is suited to indoor growing with a hydroponic set-up. Run clones in a SOG (Sea Of Green) method for best result indoors. Keep airflow up and humidity down to protect large colas. Ideal temperature 68-80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Here's how it's done:

Skywalker og bud in grinder
photo: @dt_groupcare

Quick Overview:  

Skywalker OG is:

  • Indica-dominant hybrid
  • Very strong indica strain
  • OG Kush parent
  • Couch lock
  • Heavy sedation
  • Great for helping you sleep
  • Smoking about an hour before sleep, otherwise the cerebral effects may keep you up.

To stoned to read the brief? Watch this review on the Skywalker OG strain:

 

Written by Hamish Davison

  Hamish comes from the north of England.  However, he moved to Amsterdam because the grass was definitely greener on the other side. He has been writing for marijuana companies for a couple of years now and has a wealth experience with making edibles, smoking flower with a flower vape, finding the dankest strains and discovering what strains are best for which feelings. He's tried vapes, concentrates, shatter, wax, oil, flower, hash, edibles, kief, and much more.


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