Not only are Skittles delicious and colorful candies, they now share names with weed strains! Just like the candies, the Zkittlez weed strain is fruity, colorful, and bright. Sure, you can get the Zkittlez strain itself, but there are also tons of different crosses of Zkittlez strains.
In this blog post, we look at some of the best Zkittlez strains and what they offer. From the options we'll talk about, we're sure that you can find at least one Zkittlez strain you'll truly enjoy.
- Zkittlez is an indica strain known for its moderate to high THC levels.
- Zkittlez' main effects are a sense of calm, relaxation, happiness, euphoria, heaviness, sedation, and "the munchies."
- Hybrid Zkittlez strains are mostly indica or indica-dominant.
Zkittlez is an award-winning strain, having placed 1st at the 2016 Emerald Cup and performed quite well in several other Cannabis Cups.
The original Zkittlez weed strain, also known as Skittlez, is an indica marijuana strain made by grossing Grapefruit, Grape Ape, and a third unknown strain. It's Indica-leaning, with the notable effects being a sense of calmness, sedation, heaviness, and relaxation. Some users report feeling happy, alert, and focused, particularly in the beginning.
This strain features a tropical, sweet, and fruity taste, with “grape” being one of the main flavors. With a respectable 20% THC level, this is a strain that’s ideal for both beginners and advanced smokers alike, although beginners should start slow as it can hit quite hard.
Watermelon Zkittlez Strain
Watermelon Zkittlez is a cross between Zkittlez and watermelon strains. This is an indica strain that features a whopping 25% THC, so it's not for the faint-hearted.
It's a fast, heavy-hitting strain that produces a strong head rush and cerebral euphoria. This is slowly followed by extreme sedation, heaviness, relaxation, tiredness, giggliness, and "the munchies."
This is the kind of strain that you feel right from your first hit, so it's best smoked at the end of a long day. It has an extremely sweet and fruity flavor that most people enjoy.
Blue Zkittlez Strain
Blue Zkittlez is a cross between Blue Diamond and Skittles, an indica strain that features a fairly low THC level of 14%. This makes it ideal for beginners. It's not overly strong, so it won't hit you too hard, yet it still has mild sedative, pain relieving, hunger-inducing, and couch-locking effects.
One of the main effects of this strain is heaviness of the limbs, followed by intense hunger. It delivers a moderately strong mental and body high. If you like the taste of wildflowers, tart citrus, and earthiness, with a good hint of berries, then this is a great strain to consider. It's quite similar to the Vlone Runtz strain.
Zkittlez Cake Strain
Zkittlez Cake is a hybrid marijuana strain made by crossing Wedding Cake and Skittles. This Indica-dominant strain features a moderate THC level of 20%, so it's ideal for experienced users and beginners as well (in low doses).
The initial effects are giggliness, being talkative, and sociable. These are soon followed by feeling hungry, sleepy, and sedated. People like smoking Zkittlez Cake to help with pain, arthritis, anxiety, and insomnia. The flavor of Zkittlez cake is somewhere between sweet and earthy.
Durban Zkittlez Strain
Durban Zkittlez is a hybrid strain made by crossing Durban Poison with Skittles. This strain is highly potent and can feature well over 30% THC levels, making it one of the most potent strains on this list.
It has a sweet flavor punctuated by a piney and chemical aftertaste. The initial effects are increased focus and energy, and giggliness. These wear out eventually giving way to indica effects, i.e., heaviness, sedation, and tiredness.
Gorilla Zkittlez Strain
Gorilla Zkittlez is an indica dominant hybrid strain made by crossing Zkittlez and Original Glue. This strain features a respectable THC level of 20%, making it ideal for both beginners and seasoned smokers.
Gorilla Zkittlez produces strong feelings of sedation, hunger, and heaviness, although some users say it also enhances creativity and sociability. The flavor is a mix of tobacco, tropical fruit, and chocolate.
Rainbow Zkittlez Strain
Rainbow Zkittlez is an indica dominant cross between Zkittles and Rainbow Sherbert. It contains around 23% THC, so it’s best for cannabis connoisseurs.
Be sure to clear your schedule for the rest of the day, because it produces an intense head high and an even stronger body high. This weed lock you onto your couch. The flavor is sweet and fruity.
Forbidden Zkittlez Strain
Forbidden Zkittlez is a cross of Mendo Royal, California Black Rose, Forbidden Fruit, and Skittles. This strain features a fairly low THC level of 13%, making it more than ideal for beginners. It also doesn't hit too hard and produces a mild cerebral and body high.
The dominant effects are relaxation, increased creativity, and "the munchies." It has a minty and gassy flavor combined with a bit of sweetness.
Purple Zkittlez Strain
Purple Zkittlez is an indica cross between Zkittlez and Purple Punch. It features a rich taste of grapes, violets, flowers, and fruitiness. This strain features roughly 19% THC, and makes users relaxed, sedated, happy, and hungry.
Pineapple Zkittlez Strain
Pineapple Zkittlez is a fairly well-balanced hybrid made by crossing Zkittlez and Golden Pineapple. The flavor is a complex mix of tropical pineapples, super sweet fruits, citrus, lemon, and spice.
It can have up to 29% THC, making it suitable for veterans and seasoned smokers. The initial effects are happiness, euphoria, and mood boost. However soon enough, indica effects take over leading to sedation, relaxation, and "the munchies." It's a strain that suits both daytime and nighttime use.
Mandarin Zkittlez Strain
Mandarin Zkittlez is a hybrid strain made by crossing Mandarin Sunset, California Black Rose, and Skittles. This is a moderately strong strain with 19% THC content, so it is ideal for beginners and seasoned smokers.
It's not overly hard-hitting but it may help increase focus and energy. Expect a bit of sedation and hunger pangs too. It offers a good mix of sativa and indica effects. If you like orange, grapefruit, grape, and spicy flavors, this is a good strain to check out.
Orange Zkittlez Strain
Orange Skittles is made by crossing Agent Orange and Skittles. This strain features an earthy undertone with a citrusy overtone. It also has a good deal of sweetness.
This is a Sativa-heavy strain as it makes users feel uplifted, happy, euphoric, focused, and talkative. However, after an hour or so, it creates sedation and makes you hungry, reflective of its Indica DNA. With a respectable 21% THC content, it's undoubtedly a formidable strain.
Cherry Zkittlez Strain
Cherry Zkittlez is a cross between Cherry Pie and Skittles. It has 20% THC content, so beginners should go light with it, as it can hit quite hard. This strain makes you giggly, focused, talkative, and creative, although it also makes you hungry, sedated, and heavy.
This is a good strain for things like headaches, anxiety, and depression. If you like flavors of grapefruit, apple, tree fruit, and sweetness, this is a good one to smoke, vape, or dab.
GMO Zkittlez Strain
GMO Zkittlez is a cross between OG Kush, Skittles, and GMO Cookies. It's a powerful strain with up to 25% THC. Being indica-heavy, you better be near a couch/bed when you smoke it because it's going to put you to sleep pretty quickly. It also makes users feel really hungry. It tastes like tea, candy, and diesel.
Platinum Zkittlez Strain
Platinum Zkittlez is an indica-dominant cross between Zkittlez and Platinum OG. It has a very strong flavor of grapes, and produces a heavy body and cerebral high.
Sour Zkittlez Strain
Sour Zkittlez is a fairly mild hybrid strain made by crossing Zkittlez with Sour Diesel. This strain features a moderate THC level of 17%, so it's not overly strong.
As a sativa-heavy strain, this strain makes users feel euphoric, happy, uplifted, and talkative. It has a citrusy, lemony, limey, and sweet flavor.
Tropical Zkittlez Strain
Tropical Zkittlez is an indica-dominant strain made by crossing Forbidden Zkittlez with Tropicana Cookies. This is a fairly potent strain that can contain well over 20% THC. It has a tropical and fruity candy flavor. This strain stimulates the mind while relaxing your body.
Zkittlez Mints Strain
Zkittlez Mints is a potent indica-dominant strain with well over 23% THC. As such, it's best reserved for seasoned smokers. It has a slight sativa kick that makes you euphoric, happy, and uplifted.
Eventually, the indica side of things kick in, making you relaxed and sedated. If you like the flavor of fruit, candy, and mint, this is a good strain to consider.
Banana Zkittlez Strain
Banana Zkittlez is a hybrid cross between Banana Punch and Skittles. It's a fairly strong strain with as much as 20% THC content. The head high makes you feel uplifted and euphoric,
These soon give way to sedation, heaviness, relaxation, and "couch-locking." The flavor is an excellent combination of lime, grapefruit, citrus, wild berries, banana, candy, and fruit.
Mai Tai X Zkittlez Cake Strain
Mai Tai X Zkittlez Cake is a highly potent cross between Zkittlez Cake and Mai Tai. It can contain up to 30% THC and induces a strong head high characterized by euphoric, uplifting, and stimulating effects. Couch-locking is inevitable.
The flavor is earthy, smooth, sugary, and fruity. Owing to its extremely high THC level, this strain is certainly not ideal for beginners, plus it's not a strain we'd recommend smoking during the day.
Cherry Melon Zkittlez Strain
The Cherry Melon Zkittlez is a hybrid cross between Black Cherry Soda and Skittles. This strain contains over 20% THC, so it is moderately strong.
It makes you feel euphoric and happy at first, but also makes you sedated, hungry, and very heavy. The taste is a mix of fruit, candy, and citrus. This is a good option to smoke after the end of a long day.
Grape Zkittlez Strain
If you like the taste of grape, candy, and gas combined with a bit of sourness, then this is a great bud to smoke. Grape Zkittlez is an Indica-dominant strain that can contain high THC levels. This bud is ideal to smoke at the end of the day.