Last updated: August 13, 2018

What Does Chronic Mean?

Chronic cannabis is a potent hybrid cross between Indica and Sativa. In the early days of cannabis breeding, Chronic was a form of skunk weed but through careful breeding and crossing-breeding practices by cannabis specialists in Amsterdam, it has become a potent strain. Chronic is a blend of Northern Lights and AK47 strains. In 1994, Chronic took third place at the Hydro section of the distinguished Cannabis Cup.


Maximum Yield Explains Chronic

In 2001, Dr. Dre’s album Chronic popularized the hip hop term ‘chronic’ to denote high-quality cannabis.

Chronic is considered to be a fairly easy cannabis plant to grow. It produces heavy yields and requires minimal care to thrive. A single plant can produce a yield of up to 600 grams per square meter.

Chronic cannabis plants flowers at eight to nine weeks of age. The plant requires no pruning to produce ample buds. Chronic can also be grown outdoors or in a hydroponic setup. When smoked,

Chronic boasts a flowery taste that is very subtle. The distinguished strain is well known for its powerful hit. The moniker ‘Chronic’ has also become a common street slang for any type of potent cannabis.


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