Cherry Pie marijuana, also known as Cherry Kush, is a hybrid strain that was bred by crossing Grandaddy Purple and Durban Poison. These parents are individually high class on their own. Grandaddy Purple in an indica strain that is famous for its delectable flavor profile. Meanwhile, Durban Poison is a strong sativa strain that is loved by experienced cannabis users. The resulting strain is an indica dominant cannabis that offers a balanced mind-expanding high that makes the users feel relaxed and focused.
This strain looks as pleasing as it sounds. It is identified by its small to medium sized flowers whose buds are structured in a typical indica way. It has densely packed, mossy green leaves that curl tightly from the stem. These are accentuated by vibrant orange pistils. Some phenotypes offer hues of purple when exposed to colder temperatures. This trait is passed on by its Grandaddy Purple lineage. The resinous buds are coated in snowy white trichomes, indicative of its high THC contents.
Cherry Pie Strain Specifications
Type: 80% Indica / 20% Sativa
Genetics Parents: Grandaddy Purple x Durban Poison
Flowering Period: 9 weeks
Yield: 400g to 500g
Flavors: floral, sweet, herbal, pungent, biscuit
THC Level: 20%
CBD Level: 0.5%
Harvest Period: late October
Growing Difficulty: Moderate to easy
What are the Flavor and Effects of Cherry Pie
The properly cured buds of Cherry Pie marijuana offer a sweet, floral scent profile that is loved by many cannabis fans. These aromas are balanced by pungent herbal undertones. Breaking down the buds gives off some hashy notes. Combusting the buds produces a light smoke. On the exhale, it leaves a sweet aftertaste, like that of a biscuit. This strain can be pungent and is not recommended for users who like to keep it lowkey.
The high from smoking this strain builds up slowly. It offers a gradual sense of relaxation. This high begins with circling pressures in the sinuses. It then starts to settle down and soothes every muscle in the body, leading to a deep sense of relaxation. As the sativa effects start to kick in, users are led to a psychedelic experience. They may experience visual distortions and time disorientation. This head high also induces deep focus among its users. With a high that involves both the body and the mind, this strain is perfect for interactive activities such as exercise and playing video games. Some users even report this strain to be aphrodisiac.
What are the Medical Benefits of Cherry Pie
Cherry Pie marijuana is not just loved by recreational users, but by medical users as well. This strain offers both psychological and physiological benefits. Its anxiolytic properties can be used by patients struggling with anxiety, depression, and PTSD in mitigating their symptoms. The sense of focus offered by this strain can also be benefited by those who have attention deficit disorders. This strain also boasts of its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. These are used by patients in alleviating their chronic pains and disease-related aches. The sedating effects of this strain is also used by patients struggling with insomnia to induce a restful and relaxing sleep among themselves.
Negative Effects You Can Expect from Cherry Pie
Cherry Pie marijuana is such a delectable weed. However, just like any cannabis strain, it may lead to unwanted effects when taken in large doses. The most common adverse effects of this strain are having dry mouth and dry eyes. This can be countered by drinking lots of water. Users of this strain are advised to keep it low and slow in order to fully enjoy the benefits.
How to Grow Cherry Pie
Cherry Pie marijuana is suitable for novice growers because of its ease in cultivation. It is resilient and can be grown both indoors and out. This strain grows into a short, bushy plant. Growers are advised to trim the leaves regularly to prevent light-blocking. This way, the growth of the plant will be maximized. In order to bring out the purple hues of the plant, growers can consider exposing them to colder temperatures. When grown indoors, this strain can be ready for harvest after 9 weeks. When grown outdoors, it can be harvested by late October.