This delicious sounding strain is a cross between two fruity strains, the Bubble Gum and the Banana Kush. The Strawberry Banana strain was developed by DNA Genetics in collaboration with Serious Seeds. It has a universally appealing flavor profile. Its plant has small to medium-sized flowers that adhere to each other in a dense structure. The leaves are light green in color with yellow hints. They are covered in bright orange pistils and a thick coating of white trichomes.
Flavor and Effects of Strawberry Banana
With a sweet genetic lineage, it comes as no surprise that this strain has a delightfully aromatic and flavor profiles. Its aroma is a combination of earthy, sweet, and strawberry scents. And as its name implies, the Strawberry Banana cannabis strain has a taste that is likened to the flavors of strawberries and bananas. On exhale, the banana flavor lingers on the tongue for hours after the last smoke.
The effects of this strain start slow. It may take about several minutes from the first toke before you start feeling the mild head buzz. This pressure slowly intensifies into an uplifting high that is often accompanied by feelings of happiness, joy, and improved creativity. As the indica traits take over, you will feel a sense of deep relaxation with a slightly sedating effect. That being said, this strain is best used late in the evening, as you might feel yourself feeling sleepy as the high progress.
What are the Medicinal Benefits of Strawberry Banana
Despite its low CBD contents, the Strawberry Banana strain still offers a lot of value to the medicinal community due to its effects. For one, its uplifting mental buzz offers temporary relief to patients dealing with stress, anxiety, and depression. At the same, it is also a good treatment for those who are suffering from attention disorders (ADD and ADHD).
Negative Effects of Strawberry Banana
When consumed in high doses, this strain can lead to paranoia and anxiety regardless of a person’s tolerance limits. That being said, it is important to take this strain in moderation. Just like other cannabis variety, the Strawberry Banana can also cause dry eyes and dry mouth.
Growing Strawberry Banana
For interested growers who are new to the cannabis growing community, this strain is the ideal plant for you. It is relatively easy to grow and can be cultivated indoors and outdoors. When grown outdoors, it requires a Mediterranean climate to thrive. This means a humid day with temperatures that fall within the 70 degrees Fahrenheit range. On the other hand, when this plant is grown indoors, it requires regular trimming as it can grow relatively high. It can reach up to 6 feet tall. With a shorter flowering time, you should expect a generous harvest from this strain within 8 to 9 weeks.