Critical Mass Marijuana Strain Information and Review

Get ready, marijuana connoisseurs! If you’ve ever wanted to grow a marijuana strain with enough gravitational pull to command its own moon, this is weed strain for you. It’s so dense, so heavy; it’s named after a physics term that refers to the amount of matter needed to create a star! 💫

Critical Mass Marijuana Strain Information and Review

Type: 80% Indica / 20% Sativa

Genetic: Afghan x Skunk #1

THC: 18 – 22%

CBD: 5 – 8%

Terpenes: Caryophyllene, Limonene, Myrcene

Flowering Time: 56 – 63 days

Indoor Yield: 1.3 – 1.8 oz/ft²

Outdoor Yield: 21 – 26 oz/plant

Effects: Happy, Hungry, Relaxed, Sedative

Flavors/Taste: Citrus, Fruity, Sweet

Critical Mass Strain Genetics

You can’t look at this plant without appreciating the tremendous genetic journey that got it here.

Origins and Lineage

Origins and Lineage

It was bred by Amsterdam’s Mr. Nice Seeds and is remarkable mix of landrace Afghani Indica and Skunk #1, a marijuana so stinky you might think there’s a family of skunks living in your grow room! 🦨💨

These proud parents passed on their dominant traits to create a strain that lives up to its name.


This is a reworking of an old strain called Big Bud.

Talk about a glow-up! From Big Bud to CM– it’s like watching a chubby little caterpillar transform into an extra beefy butterfly.

And with awards to its name, including being inducted into the Hall of Fame, it’s genuinely a strain that went from zero to hero.

The Appearance

It features voluptuous buds so massive they might just break the branches they’re attached to.

Now that’s what I call heavy-duty dankness!

Its vibrant green leaves and sparkling trichomes make it a sight to behold and a treat to smoke.

Is Critical Mass Indica or Sativa?

Is Critical Mass Indica or Sativa

It is an indica dominant hybrid strain, leaning 80% towards indica.

So, if you like to feel both calmness and a bit euphoric, this is your ticket to the stars. 🌌

Cannabinoids and Terpenes

Ever wanted to know what’s inside your bud? Let’s break it down.

Terpenes Profile

It is rich in myrcene, caryophyllene, and limonene.

These terpenes add to its aromatic charm, creating a sweet, earthy, and skunky fragrance that fills the room.

THC and CBD levels

It boasts impressive THC content, ranging from 18% to 22%.

The CBD content is below 8%, but CBD-rich variations can reach up to 25%.

It’s the perfect strain to keep you floating among the stars. 🚀

Aroma and Flavor

One whiff of this cannabis strain, and you’ll think you’ve been transported to a citrus grove with an added hint of honey.

Its flavors also include the rich earthiness of fresh soil and a delightful skunky undertone.

Critical Mass Weed Strain Effects and Medical Benefits

Ready to learn what Critical Mass can do for you? Let’s dive in.


Expect to feel relaxed body high, euphoric, and possibly a bit lazy.

It’s like being wrapped in a warm, cozy blanket on a cold winter’s night.



As with all good things, there are some potential downsides.

Some users reported dry mouth and eyes, while others mentioned a bit of dizziness and paranoia followed by laziness.

Remember, hydration is key! 💦

Strain Helps With

Aside from making you feel like you’re floating on cloud nine, it has some notable medical benefits.

It can potentially aid with chronic pain, anxiety, panic disorders, loss of appetite, and insomnia.

It’s like a cannabis pharmacy in a plant. 🌿💊

Growing Critical Mass

Ever dreamt of becoming a weed farmer? Here’s your chance.

Critical Mass Seeds

Each seed holds the potential for a tall marijuana plant, ready to produce those iconic, massive buds.

You can buy Critical Mass seeds in package sizes of 5 and 10 at Dutch Seeds Shop.

Check our offer for feminized and autoflower Critical Mass seeds.

Growing Guide

Growing Guide

This marijuana is known for producing up to 6 pounds per plant. No, that’s not a typo.

This plant is not messing around.

It’s recommended for novice growers due to its high yield and versatility to grow indoors and outdoors.

Indoor and Outdoor Growing Info

For cultivating indoors, be prepared for a vegetative stretch that will test the limits of your grow room.

As for cultivating outdoors, you’d better have plenty of space because this beauty spreads her leaves and soaks up the sun. ☀️

Growers must provide extra support to each plant when cultivating as the plants begin to flower, otherwise the strain of the dense buds will cause branches to snap.

Feeding Critical Mass Plants

Adequate feeding is crucial to maximize production of this potent hybrid.

It has a voracious appetite for nutrients, so provide a balanced diet of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.

Flowering Time and Yield of Critical Mass Seeds

Flowering Time and Yield of Chocolope Seeds

It usually has a flowering period of 56 to 63 days.

Indoor production ranges from 1.3 to 1.8 oz/ft², while outdoor yield range from 21 to 26 oz per plant.

Comparison of Alternative Strains to Critical Mass

Every strain has its doppelgangers. Here are a few alternatives that are similar:

Northern Lights weed strain provides a sedated and happy high through its mix of Afghani and Thai genetics, offering a sweet and pungent aroma.

Critical Purple Kush offers a stoned and happy feeling, resulting from crossing Blueberry and Critical strains, delivering a sweet and berry flavor.

Critical Kush induces a sedated and sleepy state, formed by combining Critical Mass and OG Kush, with earthy and woody notes.

Blueberry delivers a relaxed and happy experience, originating from a blend of Afghani, Thai, and Purple Thai strains, boasting a delightful berry and sweet taste.

Jack Herer induces euphoria and happiness through its mix of Haze, Shiva Skunk, and Northern Lights #5, with a piney and pungent aroma.

Blue Dream offers a relaxed and happy sensation, born from the combination of Blueberry and Haze, providing a sweet and berry-like flavor.

Critical Purple KushBlueberry x CriticalStoned, HappySweet, Berry
Critical KushCritical Mass x OG KushSedated, SleepinessEarthy, Woody
Northern LightsAfghani x ThaiSedated, HappySweet, Pungent
BlueberryAfghani x Thai x Purple ThaiRelaxed, HappyBerry, Sweet
Blue DreamBlueberry x HazeRelaxed, HappyBerry, Sweet
Jack HererHaze x Shiva Skunk x Northern Lights #5Euphoria, HappyPine, Pungent


Is Critical Mass Indica or Sativa?

Critical Mass is an indica-dominant hybrid strain, with approximately 80% indica genetics.

What CBD percentage is Critical Mass?

CBD content is below 8%, but CBD-rich variations can reach up to 25%.

Does Critical Mass get you high?

Absolutely! With THC levels ranging from 18% to 22%, it’s smoke will surely take you to the stars.

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