Skywalker OG Cannabis Strain (Everything You Need To Know)

Skywalker OG Cannabis Strain (Everything You Need To Know)
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 the couch-locked heaviness of the body with a euphoric cerebral high that fades to peaceful sleepiness on the comedown. 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 strain 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.

cannabis toke martini

Toking on some Skywalker OG and now you're stuck inside?

Pretend like you're getting drinks downtown with this Martini Glass from Grav Labs. Buy it for the looks, use it for the smooth tokes.

Martini Glass bong caught in action on @gravlabs ig account!

 

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.

grinder weed smoke

Obviously if you're lighting up Skywalker OG, you're going to want to keep the Star Wars theme alive.

Kick it off by grinding your nuggs up in this awesome and super effective Death Star Grinder. Wondering why it's so awesome? We write in detail about it in our 11 Best Weed Grinders article!

It's much better in person, but this stock image will do for now!

 

marijuana vaporizer vapor

A quality vaporizer is what you need in order to truly blast yourself off into space with a strain like Skywalker OG.

The Eden flower vaporizer from Linx Vapor is one of the best on the market. Convection heating at four different temperature options enables you to enjoy the full range of flavors of your favorite strains.

Check out Linx's page for more stock photos to get an idea of what this vape is all about.

 

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%

 

 

grav steamroller travel

Send your Skywalker OG and other potent strains like it up into smoke via a steamroller pipe that's space-ready.

With the Rocker Steamroller covered in Silicone Skin from Grav, your flower will only come into contact with glass. It's über durable, so take it with you on all of life's adventures.

Our thanks to the pro photogs who captured this image - rights reserved.

 

spaceship steamroller adventure

Blast off in style in your very own Rocketship Steamroller from Empire Glassworks.

More than a fancy ride, this Rocket ship has two bowls so you never fly alone. Its wings also function as feet, helping this steamroller stay sturdy no matter where your high takes you.

We highly recommend finding the video of this photo on the @missmaryjaneco ig account to see this pipe in action!

 

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 buy 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.

Grow Techniques

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

Here's how it's done:

 

Skywalker og bud in grinder
photo: @dt_groupcare

 

In Summary...

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.

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