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Description

We always have a place for moderately potent Indica strains in our lives, and this strain fit that bill perfectly, signaling its Afghani roots in smell, flavor, and effect. Though not overtly potent except right at the beginning, this strain had good “torque” and kept up at a fairly high level, declining smoothly over the 2nd half of the duration and leaving behind a relaxed and capable mind. It didn’t help with severe pain, but it did really make our bodies feel good, and we like this strain mostly as an evening relaxer for days when a little mental uplift and a few hours on the couch leading into sleep is the perfect recipe.

Lineage

Afghani x Skunk #1 (originally from Mr. Nice Seeds, their version of Sensi’s Big Bud)

Story

Bred by Mr. Nice Seedbank

Appearance

Thin claw-shaped wasabi green sepals with armadillo accents arranged in open spiral calyxes, snaked with shocks of ochre pisitls, and above average coverage by short, thick-stalked trichomes with large heads

Aroma

Slightly earthy, musky, and lightly citrusy smell which limited pungency, even after grinding

Flavor

A base piney, earthy type of profile that was somewhat pungent, but didn’t really taste like anything specific of noteworthy. It wasn’t just the taste of smoke itself, but was not too far from that point — the Afghani seems to have taken charge in the flavor department for sure, as there was no Dutch Skunk sweetness in it at all.

Qualities

This medicine came on fairly strong to start, hitting behind the eyes and giving a somewhat heavy feeling (like being pulled downwards) throughout the body. An uptick in head pressure and a vibrating/buzzing feeling around the scalp and face made for a relaxing experience, as did the buzzing body. The reviewer who had the largest dosage felt a bit more mentally-stilted than the others, staying in that slightly spacey, stare-at-nothing type of state for much of the first hour. The others reported a less heavy feeling during this period, one that left them able to function if needed, and overall elevating the mood and making for a placid, smiley mood overall. Regardless, the main feelings began to decline around 1 hour, leaving behind either a smooth relaxation, or a deep one, largely depending upon dosage. One reviewer who did the review late fell asleep at the 1.5 hour mark, earlier than normal for him, and awoke feeling wonderful, so we believe there are some sleep aid properties to this one for sure.

We always have a place for moderately potent Indica strains in our lives, and this strain fit that bill perfectly, signaling its Afghani roots in smell, flavor, and effect. Though not overtly potent except right at the beginning, this strain had good "torque" and kept up at a fairly high level

Critical

A very complete strain

There are always lots of requirements to fill when deciding which strain to grow: strength, yield, flavour, ease of growth, suitability to climate etc. There is one marijuana plant that tries to bring together all these features in a perfect balance in order to produce the ultimate cash crop: large yield, short flowering period, good smoke. Critical is a plant designed for the ‘cash-crop’ grower who wants the best of both worlds and is guaranteed to fulfil expectations.

Our Critical plant is an Indica dominant genetic which shows in its small size, staying below 1 metre tall. It has short internode spacing, which will eventually fill up with buds, making it the high-yielding specimen it is. Its small height also makes it suitable for those looking to grow in small spaces, for the more discreet growers.

Only 7 weeks of flowering

Grown indoors, it will average 65-75 grams per plant and can easily hit 600 grams per square metre under a 600W light. Grown outdoors, it prefers a warmer climate such as in Spain, Italy or California and, given the right conditions, will produce over 600 grams per plant. Due to its relatively short flowering time, it can be grown in more northern latitudes (UK, Netherlands); however, it will not reach its full potential as she would indoors.

No other plant from Royal Queen Seeds will yield as much in 7 weeks as Critical Feminized. This short flowering time makes it suitable for growers with a tight schedule. Commercial growers will be pleased with the results in sea/screen of green operations as it delivers large yields with very little maintenance.

Relaxing and stoned effect

The final key to a good commercial crop is a solid smoke; it wouldn’t make sense to have such a high-yielding plant with no power in the puff. Therefore we are glad to say that Critical offers just as much in the stone as it does in the yield. It brings a nice stoned effect which mellows you down into a relaxed vibration.

Critical data sheet
Strain Type: Feminized
THC: 18%
CBD: Low
Yield Indoor : 550 – 600 gr/m2
Yield Outdoor: 600 – 650 gr/plant
Height Indoor: 80 – 140 cm
Height Outdoor: 180 – 220 cm
Flowering time: 7 – 9 weeks
Harvest Month: Late September
Genetic Background: Afghani x Skunk
Type: Sativa 40% Indica 60%
Effect: Stoned, physically and mentally
Climate: Warm
Flavor: Earthy, Pungent, Sweet

Title : Tong
Comment : Graines de haute qualité ! J’ai reçu 20 graines de Critical féminisée en cadeau, les 20 graines offertes ont germées TOUTES en 3 jours.

Title : Peet
Comment : Golden mean

Title : Critical
Comment : Envoi rapide ! Ça pousse, vivement voir la flo !

Title : Okky
Comment : Good and strong on aeroponics

Title : Piet
Comment : Toutes germées. Formidable.

Title : Perfect
Comment : 100 recommend this strain this grow

Title : Perfetto
Comment : Tutto perfetto, dalla spedizione al prodotto.?

Title : Critical
Comment : Germinaron las 3 y un crecimiento rápido.

Title : Helmut
Comment : Ich bin sehr zufrieden mit Critical, habe bist jetzt immer eine top ergnis erziehlt

Title : Belle récolte d’automne
Comment : grosse poussée de 2 mètres en extérieur, sous climat Normand. Surpris et ravi.

Title : Awsome
Comment : Love it!

Title : Great Seeds
Comment : All my seeds germinated after approx 2 days. 🙂

Title : Markus
Comment : Die Qualität der Samen bei RQS ist einfach Spitze. Keimrumgsrate liegt bei mir immer mindestens bei 90 %. Diesmal habe ich sogar 100 % geschafft bei 20 seeds. Wirklich top. Weiter so.

Title : Splendide
Comment : Vraiment excellente et facile à cultiver. Love it

Title : Moa
Comment : Expédition très rapide, discret. A l’ouverture. de “Superbes graines bien coloré” + 3 gratuites. ça fait plaisir et vu les commentaires, je ne doute pas de la qualité des semences. Je reviendrais bientôt pour d’autre génétique et pour expliquer mon expérience avec la CRITICAL-Féminisé. Merci >>RQS

We have a critical situation on our hands, Critical produces so much weed, we don’t have the space to cure the buds. Check out this high-yielding strain. ]]>