Cherry Pie Strain History
Cherry Pie strain has become an instant classic. An undisclosed cultivator crossed the much-loved Granddaddy Purple strain to the iconic sativa strain Durban Poison. Cherry Pie leans into her indica heritage 70/30 indica/sativa and produces a versatile plant with a balanced mind and body high accommodating a variety of and needs and settings. Cherry has become a popular flavor in the cannabis world with Cherry Pie considered to be the most desirable strain exhibiting this characteristic.
Cherry Pie features dense and round mossy green, purple-tinted nugs with a heavy coating of trichomes and thin orange hairs. Cherry Pie more closely resembles its parent strain Granddaddy Purple, exhibiting smaller sized but hefty indica style nugs with flashes of purple. The colorful buds are coated in translucent white trichomes, giving them a silver sheen and a very resinous texture.
Cherry Pie Aroma
The cured buds of the Cherry Pie give off sweet and sour cherry notes. A dank, hashy, and skunky aroma lingers underneath and shines when the buds are ground or broken up. Cherry Pie fills the room with a pleasant scent reminiscent of blueberries, cherries, and spiced chocolate. When it’s combusted, Cherry Pie gives off a smooth smoke with a syrupy sweet cherry taste.
The secret to Cherry Pie’s iconic cherry taste comes from its unique combination of terpenes. Its profile is primarily highlighted by the ever-present myrcene, followed by the floral guaiol and the spicy caryophyllene.
Cherry Pie is a treat for recreational consumers, but it’s also one of the best tasting medical cannabis strains on the market. The THC levels average 17-23%. Cherry Pie CBD content is very low at 0.2-0.6%. Medical cannabis users have reported that Cherry Pie features potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that relieve tension and pain in the body. Similar to many other indica-leaning strains, Cherry Pie can deliver a restoring night’s sleep.
Cherry Pie provides a high that relaxes but also awakens the senses and provides the mind with focus and creativity. The onset is clear-headed and positive which complements daytime use especially combined with light exercise or artistic expression. Cherry Pie stimulates appetite and relieves stress. This is one of the few strains recommended for both day and nighttime use.
Growing Cherry Pie Seeds
Cherry Pie cannabis seeds require only basic gardening skills to mature into medium-sized plants with vivid green foliage and fragrant glistening colas. These Cherry Pie seeds will grow wide and branchy plant. They love stretching out in the great outdoors where plenty of sunshine and fresh air help her to achieve stunning results. Cherry Pie does best when temperatures are 70-80° F (21-26° C). CP plants grow fast and can start looking bushy if not pruned. However, it’s best to prune the plants in cycles to avoid shocking them. To fully experience the best taste Cherry Pie should be grown in soil and flushed with pure water 1-2 weeks before harvesting. Cherry Pie flowers in 8-9 weeks indoors with a harvest of 16oz/m2. CP becomes ready for harvest in late October with an average yield of 14oz/plant.