Grease Monkey Strain
Grease Monkey is an intriguing hybrid marijuana strain with distinct earthy and skunky overtones. This strain results from the crossbreeding of GG4 and Cookies and Cream by Exotic Genetix. It’s known for delivering a lazy, munchie-fueled body buzz that can alleviate symptoms of chronic pain, nausea, and stress.
THC – 25% to 30%
Grease Monkey’s THC levels are quite significant, ranging from 25% to 30%, with some tests showing even higher percentages. This places it above the average for indica strains, which typically have around 12% THC, and even above the general cannabis average of 18%.
A strong, fuel-like scent that is often associated with potent cannabis strains.
This aroma gives a sense of natural, soil-like tones, contributing to a grounding olfactory experience.
A sharply strong and penetrating smell, adding to the intensity of the strain’s aroma profile.
A pleasant counterbalance to the more robust scents, adding a hint of sugary sweetness to the overall aroma profile.
Reminiscent of a skunk’s natural defense spray, this aroma is commonly found in various cannabis strains and is often a marker of potency.
Offers a bright, citrus aroma and may have mood-enhancing and stress-relieving properties.
This herbal terpene is often associated with relaxing effects and may contribute to the sedative qualities of cannabis.
A spicy, peppery terpene known for its potential anti-inflammatory benefits.
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History and Genetics
Grease Monkey’s genetics stem from its parents – Gorilla Glue #4, a potent strain known for its heavy-handed euphoria and relaxation, and Cookies & Cream, which adds a sweet vanilla and nutty flavor to the mix. This hybrid offers a blend of both worlds, providing a powerful effect that is both enjoyable and therapeutic.
Indoor Growing Tips
Grease Monkey can be grown indoors and requires certain conditions to thrive. Its plants can grow tall, so early pruning and trimming are recommended to manage their height. The strain usually flowers in about 8 to 9 weeks and is known for its high yield.
Outdoor Growing Tips
For outdoor cultivation, Grease Monkey prefers constant humidity with daytime temperatures between 72 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Since this strain can produce a strong odor, growers concerned about discretion should consider implementing odor control measures.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Grease Monkey good for beginners?
Given its high THC content (25-30%), Grease Monkey may be overwhelming for beginners. It’s recommended for those with a higher tolerance or experience with cannabis.
How does Grease Monkey compare to its parent strains, GG4 and Cookies & Cream?
Grease Monkey inherits the heavy sedation and euphoria from GG4 and the sweet, vanilla flavor from Cookies & Cream, making it a balanced hybrid with both relaxing and pleasant sensory effects.
What kind of “high” can I expect from Grease Monkey?
Users typically experience a body buzz leading to deep relaxation, often accompanied by euphoria and a dream-like mental state. It’s known for inducing sleepiness and hunger.