Lemon Cherry Gelato, an award-winning strain that resulted from the collaborative efforts between Backpackboyz and Five Points LA, is a unique indica-dominant strain that is the offspring of Sunset Sherbet, Girl Scout Cookies (GSC), and an unknown strain that is believed to be a Lemon phenotype. To find out more about this unusual hybrid weed strain that captured 2nd Place for Medical Flower at the 2021 High Times Medical Cup in Michigan, read on!
What are the combination of effects of the Lemon Cherry Gelato cannabis strain?
Noted for its fragrance and flavor of sweet cherries, easy-to-grow Lemon Cherry Gelato contains an indica-to-sativa ratio 60:40 and a powerful THC content that averages around 24%. However, it has also been tested to be as high as 30%, which means this is one dynamic strain that is somewhere between the “one-and-done” and “two-hitter-quitter” categories even for experienced users.
Lemon Cherry Gelato gets the party started with some powerfully calming effects that will send waves of relaxation down and throughout your body, only to be quickly followed by some exceptional cerebral effects that are likely to leave you awash in an ocean of happy and uplifting euphoria that will drown out any stressful or negative feelings.
Depending on your dosage and tolerance level will likely determine the situation in which you use Lemon Cherry Gelato to your benefit.
Some–mainly high-frequency cannabis users–almost treat this indica-leaning hybrid like a weekend daytime strain with relatively well-balanced effects that both boost their mood, energy, and social levels while also imbuing them with a sense of physical calm from head to toe.
Others, mainly less-seasoned users, find that Lemon Cherry Gelato’s incredible yet intense effects are better for unwinding at the end of the day and being happily blissed out and glued to their couches smiling and giggling about life, but content to just lie about basking in this indica’s strong effects.
What are the therapeutic benefits of Lemon Cherry Gelato?
Lemon Cherry Gelato, like most all cannabis strains, has the potential to provide medical marijuana patients with some potent effects that help to alleviate various mental and physical health ailments. However, it’s important to remind you that the anti-inflammatory properties of any marijuana as well as mentally uplifting and soothing effects are considered to be purely anecdotal. As such, you should always first consult with your doctor or therapist about any issue you’re experiencing that you believe requires serious medical attention.
Those who suffer from stress, negative and/or gloomy feelings, general mood swings, and other mood-related disorders report that the mood-boosting properties of this indica-dominant strain help to significantly lessen–if not temporarily alleviate–these feelings and replace them with blissfully optimistic ones.
As for Lemon Cherry Gelato’s analgesic effects, medicinal users say that it helps provide some relief for muscle spasms and other physical discomforts.
What are the adverse effects of Lemon Cherry Gelato?
As a highly potent hybrid with a phenomenally high THC content, Lemon Cherry Gelato is not considered to be an ideal choice for inexperienced users as its potential side effects could be much too overwhelming for the uninitiated.
In fact, even veteran users would be best to start off with a smaller dose than their usual just to see how this indica-leaning hybrid hits them, and then build up from there.
Lemon Cherry Gelato’s most common negative effects are those of dry mouth and red, itchy eyes, which is not uncommon, especially for strains with high THC levels.
Other potential side effects include dizziness, an increase in one’s already existing anxiety levels, and sometimes even gloomier feelings. However, these adverse effects only tend to occur when an individual has exceeded their dosage or tolerance level.
What is Lemon Cherry Gelato’s terpene profile?
Terpenes aren’t just found in cannabis or hemp plants, they also naturally occur in various types of flora, including fruits, flowers, vegetables, etc. They are what give all of this plant life their flavors and fragrances, as well as their potential healing properties. For example, lavender is rich in the terpene linalool, which is known to have calming effects, which is why it is frequently used in aromatherapy and other traditional healing modalities to help users feel more relaxed.
The most abundant terpene in indica-leaning Lemon Cherry Gelato is caryophyllene. Its other terpenes include valencene, linalool, D-Limonene, humulene, and carene.
The smell and taste of Lemon Cherry Gelato
Just looking at the name of this strain will tell you a lot about Lemon Cherry Gelato’s complex aroma profile and scrumptious blend of flavors.
Giving off a strong citrusy aroma of lemons, Lemon Cherry Gelato’s fragrance also includes a pleasing and delicious aroma of lime, cherries, fresh berries, sharp pine, wood, and other succulent tropical fruits. Additionally, you may notice its undertones of diesel and sweet cream that it inherited from its GSC parent.
As if Lemon Cherry Gelato’s scent isn’t already enough, this hybrid taste provides users with an incredibly flavorful experience that manages to surpass its already amazing fragrance! Tasting strongly of sour cherries, crisp pine, earth, citrus, and a hint of diesel, Lemon Cherry Gelato’s amazing flavor may make it hard for users to remember to practice constraint when indulging in this powerhouse of a strain.
How do I grow the Lemon Cherry Gelato weed strain?
When it comes to cultivating Lemon Cherry Gelato, it’s an excellent choice for first-time growers to try their hand at. In addition, since Growers Choice Seeds only sells feminized cannabis seeds, cultivators have a 99% likelihood of ending up with all-female plants.
This indica-dominant hybrid can be successfully grown indoors and out so long as it is in a warm and humid environment with plenty of sun, or good grow lights if you’re cultivating it inside.
While Lemon Cherry Gelator is highly resistant to common pests, it is susceptible to mold due to how dense its nuggets are. As such, you will want to keep an eye on them during the flowering stage and make sure your plants have access to good air circulation and that you don’t overwater them.
What do Lemon Cherry Gelato cannabis plants look like?
Lemon Cherry Gelato produces beautiful flowers from its plants that usually grow to be 5-6.5+ feet tall.
The dark mossy green buds that this strain produces are tightly packed together, which is a common structural trait for indicas, and are completely draped in a thick syrupy frosting of caramel-colored trichomes and rust-colored pistils. The appearance of these particular cannabis flowers or nuggets is so radiant that some liken their coloration to a rising sun.
As a point of interest, another thing that makes this exotic strain so unique is that Lemon Cherry Gelato plants have little to no leaves!
When to harvest your Lemon Cherry Gelato plants
Yet another unique thing about Lemon Cherry Gelato is that its indoor yields tend to be much larger than its outdoor harvests.
When cultivated inside, this indica-leaning hybrid should be ready to harvest in about 9 or so weeks with a generous yield of approximately 610 grams or more per square meter. (Some cultivators claim to have reaped indoor yields as large as 915 grams per square meter.)
Grown outside, Lemon Cherry Gelato should be ready for the plucking in the autumn with a yield of about 425 grams per plant.
Where can I purchase Lemon Cherry Gelato cannabis seeds?
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Other premium quality cannabis strains that are similar to the Lemon Cherry Gelato cannabis strain
1. Sunset Sherbet: Delivering users an all-around flavourful experience, Sunset Sherbet with its creatively-inspiring and full-bodied, strong, and relaxing stone is a favorite strain for artists. It’s also a parent to Lemon Cherry Gelato.
2. Girl Scout Cookies (GSC): This ever-popular indica-leaning hybrid that provides users with a happy and relaxing euphoria is another one of Lemon Cherry Gelato’s parent strains.
3. Gelato 33: This indica-leaning hybrid that provides a mind-bending high and delicious aroma also has a 60:40 indica-to-sativa ratio like Lemon Cherry Gelato, which shouldn’t be too surprising seeing as it also has Sunset Sherbet as a parent!
4. Tropicana Cookies: This highly sought-after strain is on the opposite end of the ratio spectrum with 60% sativa and 40% indica, but like Lemon Cherry Gelato it has GSC as one of its parent strains.
5. Gorilla Glue #4: Like Lemon Cherry Gelato, this legendary hybrid is an extremely powerful, award-winning strain that contains an indica-to-sativa ratio of 60:40
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