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Skunk #1 Seeds from Nirvana

  Grower reports: 11  Viewed: 280,333 times  Rated by 11 users: 7.39/10
'Skunk #1' from Nirvana
LineageAfghan, Mexican, Colombian
OriginNorth America
GenotypeMixed, primarily Sativa
Indoor Maturation55 to 60 days
Outdoor MaturationOct 15 to Oct 31
Sex PossibilitiesStandard (M/F)
StatureAverage size
YieldNot Listed
Odor LevelNot Listed
Odor DescriptionStrong 'skunky' smell
Taste LevelNot Listed
Taste DescriptionSkunky sweet taste

  Breeder's Description - 'Skunk #1'
Skunk 1 is used as a base for many of the new world strains many of which are found here in our broad selection. Skunk 1 has a heritage of Afghani, Mexican gold and Colombian gold. This plant has a great consistency of generating a good strong punch with a great skunky sweet taste. Skunk 1 is definitely for the skunk lover in you. SK1 will take a lot of abuse and performs well both indoor and outdoor.

  Grower Report - l kiz l on July 16, 2003, 1:32 pm  

Overall Rating7  EffectSomewhat heady
Potency7  StatureSomewhat short and squat

Very easy to grow. Very hardy plant. It had every leaf picked off by a deer and somehow regrew and yielded 4+oz. Decent smoke. Could have been better but most of the problems were due to grower error. These come as freebies from Gypsy, and a pretty easy grow... except they took a bit longer to matur ...continued

  Grower Report - RabidVT on July 17, 2003, 4:55 pm  

Overall Rating8  EffectNicely balanced
Potency7  StatureAverage size

I love this plant. Overall I would have to say it is one of the best strains I have ever grown. She is stable and able to withstand massive amounts of abuse. She grows fat thick buds with great cal/leaf ratio. I have intentionally tried to cut clones in the most screwed up bound to fail manner and t ...continued

  Grower Report - oranje on July 18, 2003, 11:25 pm  

Overall Rating7  EffectSomewhat heady
Potency8  StatureAverage size

I've got one Skunk #1 female in my mum area, a clone of the first plant I ever grew. However, she's a beauty! Very vigorous and rapid growth in vegging, good trichome production in flowering, and pretty good smoke overall.

Sativa-dominant in appearance, and duration of flowering, but definitely n

  Grower Report - new_zealand on September 10, 2003, 11:07 pm  

Overall Rating7  EffectSomewhat heady
Potency6  StatureAverage size

From four Skunk #1 seeds I ended up with one female plant.
I vegged the remaining female for 110 days and flowered her for 60.

This plant had some pH imbalance late in vege and also during flowering but she pulled through and gave me around 1.5 ounces of hard nuggets. I would recommend this stra

  Grower Report - armani_s420 on October 9, 2003, 12:44 pm  
Skunk #1 from Nirvana rated 7.14  

Overall Rating7  EffectSomewhat heady
Potency6  StatureSomewhat tall and lanky
Yield8  PhenotypeMixed, primarily Sativa
Ease7  Indoor55 to 60 days
Appearance7  OutdoorNot Listed
Odor Level8  Odor: Once cured, sweet/sour fruity
Taste Level7  Taste: Nice piney smoke
Grower's Tilt7  SexesStandard (M/F)
SI RatingNot Listed Vintage: October, 2003

This was my third grow and first very successful grow.

I put three seeds in papertowels and all three germinated within two/three days. All three ended up being female. They were a little sensitive to ferts in their early stages but adjusted very nicely. The only problem I had with these girls was that they stretched quite significantly for the first two weeks of flowering. After that they just started packing on buds.

I used a tea made of bat guano, peruvian seabird guano, epsom salt, and kelp at pretty much every watering once flowering started. The last two weeks I just watered them with 24-hr water.

I harvested at 55 days because my next strain was ready for flowering and the Skunks where done for the most part. 50% of the trichs were cloudy and 45% clear, maybe about 5% amber. That's where I like them.

I pulled 3 oz from two Skunk #1 seedsdirect freebies. I kept a clone for the future, since this is a nice strain to have around.

I only used a converted 150w HPS security light plus two compact flouros during flowering. With more light the buds may have been more compact and dense.

All my friends that got to smoke these buds were very impressed. The smoke is extremely smooth and tastes very nice. The high comes on immediately and is fairly energetic. Some people even said this is the nicest bud they've ever seen... and later sent me phone messages like: "Hoollly Shitt, I'm high".

I definitely recommend this strain and it's definitely worth every penny!
  Garden Information for this report  
Bloom Wattage Used20w to 250w
Average Plant Height60
Plants per Sq. Foot1.00
Average Yield per Plant1.50
Pruning or Plant StyleScreen of Green SCROG
Fertilization MethodOrganically fed

2'x1' cabinet SCROG using soil.
150w converted Security Light.
Watered every 3-4 days when dry.

Soil mix: 60% Sam's Choice CFF, 20% Perlite, 20% Vermiculite, Worm Castings, Bone meal, Blood Meal.

Fertilized with Guano Tea at every watering (Soma's method).

Report added by: armani_s420

  Grower Report - ganjagirl dq on October 30, 2003, 12:04 am  

Overall Rating7  EffectAll in the head
Potency6  StatureAverage size

The Skunk #1 was an easy undemanding plant to grow, and would be great for a beginning grower. There was some odor, but not as bad as I had expected.
The Sk#1 was not picky about fertilizers or anything else.
There was moderate stretch in flowering, but not bad for a mostly Sativa strain.
Yield f

  Grower Report - Hazy Cannabis on December 29, 2003, 3:53 am  

Overall Rating6  EffectVaried effects
Potency5  StatureSomewhat short and squat

I enjoyed the grow from start to finish. This plant took a lot of stress and was very giving. It clones very easily. The plant stays nice and healthy under all sorts of conditions. Didn't stretch much. The Sk#1 had medium size nuggets. This strain is a good beginner strain but really not much of a k ...continued

  Grower Report - Hipnotic925 on January 27, 2005, 11:05 pm  

Overall Rating8  EffectNicely balanced
Potency8  StatureAverage size

I germinated 10 seeds of the skunk #1s from Nirvana. All 10 sprouted and grew healthy. Out of the 10 I got 5 females but one looked weak so I killed it. The 4 skunk #1s were grown under 250 watts of flouros in the veg cycle until about a foot tall. I put 3 of the 4 under the 400 watt MH agrosun ligh ...continued

  Grower Report - maxchelsea on March 26, 2005, 3:58 pm  

Overall Rating8  EffectNicely balanced
Potency8  StatureSomewhat short and squat

I harvested this plant at day 62 of flower. The buds were slow cured for 2 months. It has a very strong skunk smell. The buds are sticky and resonous, with golden/red hairs, a classic skunk look. The buzz is strong and nicely balanced. The plant was grown under 168w CFL and 70w HPS in a cabinet ...continued

  Grower Report - Room2Grow on April 10, 2005, 9:56 pm  

Overall Rating7  EffectSomewhat couchlock
Potency7  StatureAverage size

Strong and steady as she goes, this is undoubtedly the yard stick by which all strains can be measured. Like text book instructions these Nirvana Skunk 1# plants grew strong, fast and robust...manicured and cloned just like the instructions on the box and hit their due date of 56 ahead of schedule.

  Grower Report - maxchelsea on April 23, 2005, 12:35 pm  

Overall Rating9  EffectNicely balanced
Potency8  StatureAverage size

I started this grow with (2) Skunk #1 seeds from Nirvana, one turned out to be male, a standard 50/50 mix. The price for the seeds was very reasonable and delivery was prompt. The plant was grown in a 5Gal DWC hydro system with BC nutrients, in a stealth grow cabinet. I had to tie the plant back ...continued

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Marijuana Seeds Review: Nirvana - 'Skunk #1'